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.
School/Section Business School
Staff Category Academic
Position Type Full Time
Grade Grade 9
Closing Date 10/12/2018
Ref No BUS088A
While we want candidates who can cover core teaching areas in Finance such as Corporate Finance, Empirical Finance, Banking or Asset Pricing, we are happy to consider a range of research specialisms within the Finance area.
The Business School is in an exciting and ambitious phase of its development. While proud of the University’s 500-year history, the Business School is a core part of the University’s plans for the future and is committed to increasing its profile. As an integral part of its growth strategy, the School has initiated a plan to earn accreditation of the School from the three main international accrediting agencies in the coming years.
Building on substantial investment in the School over the past two years with hiring over 20 new academic staff, the School is in the process of making further hires at both the senior and junior levels in Finance and Management. The Chair appointment will have the opportunity to help shape and lead the ambitions of the School.
The School is proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for equality and diversity (one of only six Business Schools in the UK with this award). Details can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/business/people/equality-and-diversity-234.php.
More information on the School is available by clicking on the link: www.abdn.ac.uk/business.
A competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered for appointment at Professorial level and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Bryan MacGregor, Executive Dean, (Tel: +44-(0)-1224 273831 or E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Norman Hutchison, Head of Accountancy, Finance and Real Estate (Tel: +44-(0)1224 273486 or E-mail: email@example.com). Please do not send CVs to either Professor MacGregor or Professor Hutchison.
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 financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact (Marian Elliott-Jones, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org] for further information.
To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
Job Reference Number: BUS088A
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 10 December 2018.
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