Assistant Professor in Finance

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Finance

Salary is competitive with Finance Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor at the LSE is £53,004 pa inclusive. In addition, this post will attract a significant market salary supplement which reflects current market conditions.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for one or more career-track Assistant Professor in Finance posts.

You will carry out research and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in finance or economics as well as having a clear and viable strategy for future research in finance. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate skills and ability to teach finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

For near post-doctoral candidates, or candidates with limited post-doctoral experience, you will be able to demonstrate a developing record of outstanding quality research with potential for publication in leading peer-reviewed journals in finance.

For post-doctoral candidates you will be able to demonstrate a consistent record of outstanding quality research with publications in leading peer-reviewed journals in finance.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post, please click here. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23 November 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

We will be conducting interviews at the ASSA Annual Meeting in Chicago, 6-8 January 2017.

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels.

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities.

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