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Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in Artificial Intelligence in Finance (100%)

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WorkplaceSt.Gallen, Eastern Switzerland, Switzerland
Occupation rate
Job StartAugust 2024, or by mutual agreement

«A place where knowledge is created» – As a leading business university we set global stand ards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in Artificial Intelligence in Finance (100%)

The University of St.Gallen has recently build up a new School of Computer Science with an innovative emphasis on entrepreneurship and has established a Center for Financial Services Innovation. We are seeking candidates for an assistant professorship in the field of “Artificial Intelligence in Finance” with a special focus on the financial services industry. The position is based at the School of Computer Science (SCS-HSG) and will be affiliated with the new Center for Financial Services Innovation (FSI-HSG).


The candidate is expected to participate in the Center’s activities and contribute to its activities in research, knowledge transfer into industry and society, and executive education. Further responsibilities include course development and teaching on all levels within the degree pro grams of the School of Computer Science as well as service teaching including applications with financial data.


To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science (or be near completion) and an excellent track record in research and teaching at the intersection of artificial intelligence and finance.

The university is searching for candidates with a strong research background in Computer Science (focus: Machine Learning) and with expertise in one or more of the following topics:
  • Deep Neural Networks and their applications in finance.
  • Representation Learning of complex, noisy, and dynamic financial data.
  • Time series data analysis including forecast and anomaly detection.

We are looking for a team-oriented and committed personality whose research activities have a good fit with the School of Computer Science at the University of St.Gallen.

We offer

The appointment is for 6 years, with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years and tenure eval uation after 6 years. Based on a tenure track process, successful candidates can be promoted to a tenured Associate Professor position.

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The University of St.Gallen is strongly committed to promoting equal opportunities and di versity. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds underrepre sented among our current senior faculty to apply.

We seek candidates per August 2024, or by mutual agreement. For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Barbara Weber, Chairwoman of the Search Committee and Dean of the School of Computer Science (facultypositionunisg.ch).

The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact.

Candidates should submit their application in electronic form at
https://www.unisg.ch/­professorships. The deadline for applications is August 14, 2023.


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