Professor of Corporate Finance

London (GB)
23 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s Business School, King’s College London
Professor of Corporate Finance
Reference: THW/18/059639/000096

This is a full-time post

King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2018 QS World University Rankings) and the fourth oldest university in England, with nearly 30,000 students from some 150 countries, and 8,000 employees. King’s Business School is the ninth and newest faculty having recently emerged out of the renowned School of Management & Business. King’s Business School is a leading research-intensive faculty located in the iconic Bush House in the heart of London, a hub for engagement with business, the City, social enterprise, government and the public sector.

Building on the successful School of Management, King’s Business School attracts students from over 80 countries into our undergraduate and specialist MSc programmes and is developing key international partnerships to support our significant growth agenda. In order to achieve our ambitions we are now looking to recruit a Professor with a specialism in corporate finance. The successful candidate will initiate, lead and launch research projects and be passionate about bridging the gap between the academic community and business world. 

Applications are sought from distinguished scholars who have an outstanding international profile in the field of corporate finance, and/or related backgrounds with strong links to accounting and financial management. The post-holder will be expected to make a major contribution to the development of teaching, as well as contribute to the ongoing development and design of the curriculum. The School places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence and you will be expected to contribute to the standing and development of the Group. You should hold a PhD in a relevant field and have a high-quality track record of publications in leading referred journals. A history of successful grant applications would be beneficial.

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download the information pack and submit the specified documentation. Informal enquiries may be made to the King’s Search team; please contact Sarah Fraser at or call +44(0)20 7848 3923.

The deadline for applications is midnight on the 19th February 2018

The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday 26th March 2018.