Lect/ Snr Lecturer in Finance/ Financial Economics

Wellington (NZ)
Apr 10, 2017
May 10, 2017

Lect/ Snr Lecturer in Finance/ Financial Economics

School of Economics and Finance

Massey University and its Massey Business School have made a large commitment to research and scholarship, which has resulted in Finance at Massey University being ranked No 1 in New Zealand. We are accredited by AACSB, Association of MBA's and are a CFA partner school. The School of Economics and Finance, which is housed in Massey Business School, offers degree and diploma courses at the undergraduate, masters and PhD levels. Our research activities are supported by a collegial research environment, with our faculty being actively engaged in research and publishing in top journals like the American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Empirical Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, among others.

The School invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance/Financial Economics, to be working within the Westpac Massey Financial Education and Research Centre (Fin-Ed Centre). The Fin-Ed Centre works to help New Zealanders become more financially savvy by improving their knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards money. The Fin-Ed Centre is globally unique for the breadth of its work around financial literacy, covering education, research and consultancy. We undertake research and run courses for both groups and individuals.

In this position, you will be expected to teach finance at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to be responsible for the delivery of some of the School's papers (courses) in this area. You will also be expected to supervise postgraduate students. Supervision of research students in the MBS, MFin and PhD programmes is also expected. We offer low teaching load (typically three courses a year) at both the undergraduate and post graduate levels which can be further reduced with excellent research outcomes. Early career academics will normally have a teaching load of two courses for the first year.

To be successful in appointment to this position, will have a PhD in Finance; however, preference will be given to applicants with research and teaching interest in Personal Finance/Financial Planning/Banking/Financial Capability. You should have a have a record of research success, or at least be able to produce evidence of such research potential. You should also have a strong desire to interact closely with a group of diverse international faculty. The position is available from June 2017.

Your application must include, and not limited to:

  1. CV/ Résumé
  2. Teaching Evaluations and three research samples
  3. At least three referee contact information, stating your relationship with the referee. You must include their email address and telephone number. We will seek your permission prior to contacting your nominated referees.

All enquiries about this position can be directed to Professor Martin Young, Head of School of Economics & Finance via email: M.Young@massey.ac.nz

Closing date: 7 May 2017
Reference number: A104-17CA

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/