Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Subject to final budgetary approval.
Oct 23, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

The Finance Division of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. in Finance or related field, and have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching or a record of outstanding research and teaching commensurate with the rank.

Duties include developing and maintaining an active research program aimed at making a significant contribution to the profession, teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, supervising Ph.D. students, as well as contributing to other teaching and administrative initiatives of the Finance Division and the Sauder School of Business. Candidates at the senior level will be expected to provide leadership that will enhance the reputation of the Finance Division and the School. Teaching and service requirements are similar to other research-intensive universities.

UBC Sauder's Finance Division ranks among the leading finance groups in the world in terms of both research and teaching. The research interests of the Finance Division cover most major topics and methodologies in financial economics. More information about the Finance Division can be found on its website at:

Appointment is available July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020, and is subject to final budgetary approval. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

A completed application will include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a record of teaching effectiveness, as well as one or two recent publications or working papers and letters of reference (three for applicants to the position of Assistant Professor and four for applicants to the position of Associate Professor). The deadline for applications is November 21, 2018; however, applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online through

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