Professor of Finance

Loughborough, Leicestershire
Minimum £57,674
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Finance

Competitive professorial salary – minimum £57,674 plus pay award effective from 1 August 2017

The School of Business & Economics at Loughborough University is a leading international player in research and teaching across business, management, finance and economics. Consistently rated as one of the UK’s top-ten universities for business and management in national league tables, Loughborough is also one of an international elite group of institutions to have EQUIS accreditation for its Business and Management activities, an AMBA-accredited MBA, along with AACSB accreditation.  The School is a vibrant, challenging and highly respected institution, which operates at the cutting edge of academic research.

We are looking to appoint a Professor of Finance to join the Accounting and Financial Management discipline group. We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests that complement work already being undertaken within the Accounting and Financial Management group (details at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/disciplinegroups/accounting/).  Applications are expected to have a strong publication portfolio at an internationally recognised level. Furthermore, applicants should either have experience of or the potential to offer research leadership in the area of Finance.  From a teaching perspective, the successful applicant must be able to teach to the highest standards and at all levels.

The appointment will be on a full time, open-ended contract, as soon as possible after interview. The salary will be on Research, Teaching and Enterprise Grade 9, at a starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The appointment will be subject to the University's normal Terms and Conditions of Employment for Academic and Related staff, details of which can be found at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/hr/a-z/conditions-of-service.html

Curriculum Vitae will only be accepted if accompanied by a completed University application form.

Informal enquires should be directed to either:
Professor Noel O’Sullivan, Head of Accounting and Financial Management
Email: C.N.OSullivan@lboro.ac.uk
Tel: 01509 223114

Professor Huainan Zhao, Professor of Finance
Email: H.Zhao6@lboro.ac.uk
Tel: 01509 223613

Application closing date: 23rd April 2017

Over the next two years we plan to appoint up to 100 new academics across a wide range of disciplines. There will be opportunities for individuals and world-leading research groups to join us at our Loughborough or London campuses.

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