Assistant Professor of Finance

Melbourne, Australia
Nov 05, 2019
Nov 29, 2019
AFA San Diego 2020
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Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Banking and Finance, Monash Business School, Melbourne Australia is seeking to recruit top academic faculty to tenure-track positions at Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer and Lecturer).

We are seeking faculty who will produce outstanding research in finance with a commitment to quality teaching.

Applicants should have completed or be near completion of a PhD in finance, or a closely related field.  Appointments will be made at a level appropriate to successful applicants' qualifications and experience.

We offer attractive salary packages including relocation expenses, market loadings, research support and generous parental leave.

Application Procedure

If you would like to be considered, please ensure that full applications are submitted to the Banking and Finance Recruitment Team at by Friday 29 November.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper and at least two reference letters.

We will be interviewing candidates at the AFA meeting in San Diego, January 3-5, 2020.

About the Organization

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: Monash Business School is a powerhouse of academic research and education, and one of the world’s leading business schools. Monash Business School is amongst the 1% of business schools worldwide that hold the prestigious ‘triple crown’ accreditation by the three main accrediting bodies: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.  We offer a comprehensive selection of awards, including bachelor degrees, specialist master degrees by coursework, masters by research, PhD and the Master of Business Administration (MBA).  We are the largest business education provider in Australia with over 14,000 students. We operate across four campuses in Melbourne and we also have locations in South Africa and Malaysia. We offer exchange programs through our partner universities and networks.  As a research-intensive school, we attract the world’s brightest thinkers and most eminent visitors. The QS Best Student Cities guide regularly ranks Melbourne as one of the top five cities in the world to live and study in.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE: The Department of Banking and Finance has recruited from top universities around the world and has developed a vibrant research culture.

The department comprises approximately 55 academic staff engaging in teaching and research in the areas of banking, behavioural and household finance, financial institutions, corporate finance, asset pricing, market microstructure, and derivatives.  We have first-class research resources and infrastructure, including a research IT manager, an extensive set of databases and an excellent seminar series.  Generous support for research is provided via an internal funding scheme that facilitates conference participation, research assistance and computing hardware/software purchases.

ABOUT MELBOURNE: Monash Business School is located in Melbourne; the state capital of Victoria and it is consistently ranked one of the world’s most liveable cities.  Home to around 5 million people and 175,000 international students, Melbourne is considered to be the ‘education state’ but is also renowned for its arts and culture, vibrant nightlife and extensive restaurant scene.  Melbourne also boasts excellent outdoor and sporting activities, beautiful, safe beaches and easy access to award winning wine regions, internationally renowned surf beaches and the ski resorts of the Victorian high country.  Melbourne is a welcoming and exciting place in which to live and work.

For more information please contact the recruitment team at or visit the following websites:

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