Professor in Finance

Bristol, United Kingdom
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Economics, Finance and Management
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date for applications 20-Jan-2019

The University of Bristol Department of Accounting and Finance is seeking a Professor in Finance to provide academic leadership in both research and teaching. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified candidates in any area of finance, though we are particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching specialisms in asset pricing, corporate finance or quantitative finance.

The successful candidate will have a track record of publishing consistently in top finance journals, and of teaching and developing programmes to the highest standards at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will be experienced in supervising research and will be keen to support more junior staff. It is desirable that the successful candidate will have attracted external research funding from research councils, government, industry or other sources.

As a leading research-intensive institution, the University of Bristol is determined to attract individuals of the highest calibre to this position and is prepared to offer a competitive salary. The Department of Accounting and Finance provides an excellent research environment. It regularly attracts internationally renowned speakers as part of its active seminar series and offers access to state of the art databases and computing facilities.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 20th January 2019. Interviews are expected to be held in February/March 2019. The proposed start date is the 1st of September 2019.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Stuart Cooper ( and/or Professor Ian Tonks (

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.