Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Finance

Christchurch, New Zealand
To be discussed
Sep 07, 2018
Oct 07, 2018
Michelle Davies

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Finance

Department of Economics and Finance

UC Business School, College of Business and Law

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What you will do

The Department of Economics and Finance invites applications for a continuing/tenured position of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Finance (equivalent to Assistant Professor / Seasoned Assistant Professor / Associate Professor). The actual positions will be dependent on the successful candidates' qualifications and experience. Candidates with a specialisation in Banking, Corporate Finance or Investments are encouraged to apply for the position.

The position will involve teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, undertaking postgraduate research supervision, contributing actively and positively to the research profile of the Department and School, and contributing to administrative activities. The successful candidate is expected to utilise the School's new Trading Room as a research and teaching resource.

Who you are

Strong preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in financial institutions and markets (including Fintech) and/or risk management, with particular emphasis on agriculture commodities. A successful candidate at the associate professor level is expected to be able to contribute in research and teaching in line with UC's Kia Tōpū initiative (applications of technology in novel ways to support the sustainable production, efficient processing and secure distribution of healthy foods).

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 the position of lecturer should have the potential to publish in high-quality, internationally recognized academic journals. Candidates for the position of senior lecturer should have a proven record of publications in such journals. A successful candidate at the associate professor level is expected to have an outstanding publication record in terms of quality and quantity.

All candidates should have good teaching skills and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to School / College and professional service activities. Candidates with experience in teaching larger undergraduate classes are particularly encouraged to apply.

Who you will work with

The Department of Economics and Finance is one of three constituent academic departments in the UC Business School, which is one of New Zealand's leading business schools (AACSB, AMBA, 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 including a state-of-the-art Trading Room, which provides a flexible venue for teaching, research, and outreach activities. The staff have access to databases such as Bloomberg, CRSP, DataStream, ORBIS, NZX Company Research and SNL Financial.

The standard teaching load in the Department averages three 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.
A representative of department will be interviewing at the FMA Meeting in San Diego, 10-13 October 2018.

For more information about our team, please visit us @UC's Department of Economics and Finance

Why UC

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.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 7 October 2018.

How you apply

Applications for this position are submitted online and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae which includes a list of relevant research publications and a 2-3 page statement outlining your research interests and goals. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname only.

We are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,michelle.davies@canterbury.ac.nz

For further information specifically about the role can be obtained by contacting (jedrzej.bialkowski@canterbury.ac.nz)

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service:https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz

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