Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors of Finance

Singapore (SG)
Highly Competitive
Sep 17, 2020
Nov 16, 2020
Contract Type

Singapore Management University

Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors of Finance

Singapore Management University (SMU) invites applications for finance tenure-track and tenured positions at all levels and in all areas of scholarship. Applications in digital finance and sustainable finance are particularly encouraged.

FULL PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Ph.D. and established track record of high-quality research with evidence of sustained scholarship and publications in top-tier finance journals. Candidates are expected to mentor junior faculty members in research and should have effective teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Ph.D. in hand or very close to completion. Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for high quality research.

ABOUT LEE KONG CHIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE GROUP AT SMU: Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) at Singapore Management University is a dynamic Asian business school with about 3,000 students and over a hundred full-time faculty members, offering undergraduate, master's (including MBA and EMBA), and doctoral programs. It is accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS, and AMBA.

Faculty members in the Finance group at LKCSB received their doctorates from leading research universities and regularly publish in all top-tier finance journals. In the UT Dallas research rankings,  based on publications in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies for the 2017-2020 period, SMU is ranked 40th worldwide and 1st in Asia.  SMU subscribes to all major financial databases and provides generous research funds to support conference travel and other research activities. The finance group hosts an annual summer research camp, an active research seminar series, and visits by distinguished finance scholars from leading research universities. The finance group also has a PhD program with high quality students and good placements.

For more information about the Finance group at SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, visit For information about Singapore, visit English is the primary language used for education, commerce, and daily life in Singapore.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants should submit their application package comprising a cover letter, CV, recent publications or working papers, teaching and research statements, and teaching evaluations through SMU’s faculty recruitment system using the following link: . In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent via e-mail to The application deadline is 26 November 2020. Please address your application to Clemens Otto, Chair of Finance Recruiting Committee. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for online-interviews, which will be held around the time of the upcoming AFA meetings.

Position Available: July 1, 2021

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Highly competitive with leading U.S. schools, with additional fringe benefits such as housing and children’s education allowances. A reduced teaching load will be provided for career-starting, junior faculty members.