Chair/Reader in the Department of Economics and Finance

Durham (County) (GB)
30 Sep 2016
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28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Chair/Reader in the Department of Economics and Finance

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Chair in Finance, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

There has never been a more exciting moment to join our globally renowned Business School. Progressive, dynamic and research-led, ours is among just 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation - AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We have ambitious plans to advance world changing knowledge and develop clusters of global excellence in Finance. These will blend fundamental research with the co-creation of new knowledge through business and societal engagement. Our investment has led to the creation of this pivotal role. We will look to you to pursue world-leading research and lead the development of Finance teaching and supervision.

To be equal to the challenge, you will need outstanding, relevant academic qualifications, together with a strong sustained record of published academic output that has been recognised around the world. Your innovation in research is more than matched by your flair for teaching and impressive leadership skills. A disciplinary leader, both within the international community and at institutional level, you have the drive and ability to make a significant impact on our future.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.