Professor in Finance

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Monday, 23 September 2019
Monday, 21 October 2019
Full Time


Business School

Professor in Finance


The Business School is seeking to recruit a Professor in Finance who can make a significant contribution to leadership in both research and teaching, as well as working to take forward the development of our research culture, capacities and outcomes.

The successful applicant will have a strong, internationally recognised publication record and will have a track record in peer-rated grant applications and postgraduate supervision. Research excellence and an enthusiasm to encourage and support research capacity building within the School are important requirements for this post. They will also develop an impactful, income generating research agenda for the area, aligned to the School’s mission and vision, engaging business and other key stakeholders in the region, and leading to highly-rated research output in the discipline’s top journals as well as leading interdisciplinary journals.

A highly competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered for appointment at the Professorial level.  Salary will be at the Grade 9 salary scale and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references .  For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit 

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualifications and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones, HR Adviser ( for further information.

Online application forms are available at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 October 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry, please contact:

Professor Keith Bender, Interim Head of School

+44-(0)1224-273411, email:


Professor Gerhard Kling, Professor of Finance

+44-(0)1224 273611; email:

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Bender or Professor Kling.

Please quote reference number BUS122A on all correspondence

The Business School welcomes a diverse working environment and recognises the benefits this can bring. The Business School is keen to receive applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics (race, gender, disability, gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, religion/belief, pregnancy/maternity, marriage/civil partnership).

The University supports opportunities for flexible working for a range of reasons and has policies in place to facilitate this. The policies can be found here:

The University’s commitment to gender equality has been recognised through the achievement of an Athena SWAN Bronze award. The University is also a Stonewall Diversity Champion to further LGBT equality and a Disability Committed Employer recognising our commitment to supporting disabled staff and students.