Professor / Associate Professor in Finance

Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
Feb 02, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Contract Type

Department of Economics and Finance

College of Business and Law

Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

The Department of Economics and Finance invites applications for a continuing/tenured position of Associate Professor/Professor. The actual position will be dependent on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.

The position will involve teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, undertaking post-graduate research supervision, contributing actively and positively to the research profile of the Department, and contributing to administrative activities. The Department is above all interested in strengthening its teaching in the Master of Financial Management programme, which lies in University of Canterbury's Department of Executive Development Programmes, and in the promotion and use of the School's new Trading Room as a research and teaching resource.

The Department of Economics and Finance is one of four constituent departments of the University of Canterbury's School of Business and Economics, which is one of New Zealand's leading business schools (AACSB, AMBA, CAANZ and CFA accredited). The Department has an establishment of 17 full-time Faculty, is research-focused and has a strong international representation among the faculty. The standard teaching load in the Department is 3 courses per year plus postgraduate supervisory responsibilities. The Department and School offer a collegial environment, and academic staff have access to generous internal research funding and sabbatical leave.

Successful candidates should have appropriate academic leadership experience; have a strong and ongoing record of publications in high-quality, internationally recognised academic journals, a demonstrable ability to participate in international research collaborations and to attract external research income; have effective teaching skills and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to College and professional service activities. Candidates with research and teaching interests in corporate finance and investments are particularly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 12 March 2017

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

The University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city. Christchurch offers a wide variety of recreational, sporting and cultural activities, and this position offers an excellent quality of life.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé and any additional attachments. These should be combined into one document and submitted online

Applicants should include in their cover letter/CV a statement clearly addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the Person Specification, summaries of evaluations of recent teaching, details of research activities and publications, and the names and contact details of three referees.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be made to Professor Glenn Boyle by email at:

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.