Assistant Professor – Finance or Financial Economics

Location
Guelph, Ontario (CA)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 02, 2017
Closes
Jan 01, 2018

The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2018. The Department will consider strong candidates with research and teaching expertise in any of the core areas of finance. Candidates will hold, or will have nearly completed, a Ph.D. in finance or a PhD in economics with an emphasis in finance, with the requirement that they be able to demonstrate that they will establish themselves as recognized scholars, producing internationally recognized research, and be good teachers at all levels.

The Department of Economics and Finance is a research-intensive unit with 26 faculty members and offers a full range of academic degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department is an integral part of the College of Business and Economics (Guelph’s business school), which has over 3800 students currently enrolled. More information about the Department can be found at https://www.uoguelph.ca/economics/.

Applications should be submitted electronically by December 31, 2017 to Stephen Kosempel, Chair, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Guelph at efinance@uoguelph.ca. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and samples of research papers. Applicants should indicate on their cover letter if they will be attending the CEEE meeting in Toronto on December 8-9, 2017, and/or the AEA-AFA meeting in Philadelphia on January 5-7, 2018. Applicants also need to arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the Chair at efinance@uoguelph.ca.

The University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with a total enrolment of 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Guelph, Ontario, the University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is dedicated to establishing a culturally diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning society. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.  

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion  is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

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