Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Finance

Location
Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 04, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Ref
Position number 5521
Contact
Jędrzej Białkowski
Contract Type
Permanent

The Department of Economics and Finance invites applications for two continuing/tenured positions of Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Finance (equivalent to Assistant Professor/Seasoned assistant professor). The actual positions will be dependent on the successful candidates' qualifications and experience. For one of the positions, preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in corporate finance.

The positions 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 successful candidates are expected to utilize 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, EQUIS, CAANZ and CFA and PRMIA accredited). The Department has an establishment of 17 full-time Faculty, is research-focused and has a strong international representation among the faculty. The UC Business School offers very good facilities include the state of art UC Trading Room, which provides a flexible venue for teaching, research, and outreach activities. The staff have access to databases such as Bloomberg, CRSP, DataStream, Global Financial Data (GFD), ORBIS, SIRCA and SNL Financial.

The standard teaching load in the Department is 3 courses per year plus postgraduate supervisory responsibilities. The Department and School provide a collegial environment, and academic staff have access to generous internal research funding and sabbatical leave.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in finance by the post start date.He/she should be able to demonstrate very good written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates for a lecturer position should have potential to publish in high-quality, internationally recognised academic journals. The candidates for a senior lecturer position should have a proven record of publications in such journals. All candidates should have good teaching skills and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to College and professional service activities. Candidates with experience in teaching larger undergraduate classes are particularly encouraged to apply.

Further information is available on the following link (search for position number 5521): https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz

The closing date for this position is: Friday 16 February 2018.

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.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV)/resume, contact detail of three referees, sample of research paper(s) and teaching evaluations. These should be combined into one document and submitted online (http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/info_for_app.shtml ). 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 of three referees.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be made to Associate Professor Jędrzej Białkowski by email at: jedrzej.bialkowski@canterbury.ac.nz

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