Full Professor of Finance and Mapletree Professor in Real Estate

Singapore (SG)
Highly competitive
Nov 19, 2018
Jan 19, 2019

Singapore Management University (SMU) invites applications for a tenured full professor position in finance to hold the Mapletree professorship in real estate.

The candidate should preferably be an internationally prominent scholar with a Ph.D. and established record of high quality research with evidence of sustained scholarship and publications in top tier finance journals. The candidate should also have a proven track record of teaching real estate finance. Candidates are expected to mentor junior faculty members in research and should be effective teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

ABOUT SMU LEE KONG CHIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Founded in January 2000, SMU is the first private university established in Singapore with the Singapore government’s funding. The School has grown rapidly and has become a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific region. Despite its young age, it has earned the AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA accreditations. In the most recent business school rankings by UT-Dallas based on top journal publications, SMU ranks 35th worldwide.

ABOUT THE FINANCE GROUP AT SMU: Faculty members in the Finance group have PhDs from Cornell, Harvard, INSEAD, Iowa, London Business School, Ohio State, Princeton, Rochester, Stanford, UT-Austin, and Washington (St Louis) among others. SMU’s Finance faculty are productive in research. From 2008 to 2017, they published 32 articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies, which ranks the SMU Finance group 41st worldwide, 2nd in Asia, and 1st in Singapore. SMU subscribes to all major financial databases and provides generous research funds to support conference travel and other research activities. The group hosts an annual summer research camp, an active research seminar series, and research visits by distinguished finance scholars from leading universities. The Finance group also has a Ph.D. program with high quality students and good recent placements.

For more information about the Finance group at SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, visit https://business.smu.edu.sg/business/disciplines/finance/welcome. For information about Singapore, visit https://www.contactsingapore.sg/. English is the primary language used for education, commerce, and daily life in Singapore.

ABOUT MAPLETREE: Mapletree is a leading real estate development, investment and capital management company headquartered in Singapore. As at 31 March 2018, Mapletree owns and manages S$46.3 billion of office, retail, logistics, industrial, residential, corporate housing/serviced apartment, and student accommodation properties. Presently, Mapletree manages four Singapore-listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and six private real estate funds which hold a diverse portfolio of assets in Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States (US). The Group has also established an extensive network of offices in Singapore, Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, the UK, the US, and Vietnam.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants should send a full application package comprising a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendations, three recent publications or working papers, teaching and research statements, and teaching evaluations to https://smucareers.taleo.net/careersection/smu_ext_ft/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800003P&tz=GMT%2B08%3A00 by December 31, 2018.

Please address your application to Dr. Melvyn Teo, Deputy Dean and Lee Kong Chian Professor of Finance. Shortlisted applicants may be contacted for interviews at the upcoming AFA meetings in January 2019.

Position Available: July 1, 2019

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Highly competitive with leading U.S. schools, with additional fringe benefits such as housing and children education allowances.