Professor in Finance

University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management

The University of Bristol School of Economics, Finance and Management is seeking a Professor in Finance to provide academic leadership in both research and teaching in the Department of Accounting and Finance. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified candidates in any area of finance, though we are particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching specialisms in asset pricing or corporate finance.

The successful candidate will have a track record of publishing consistently in top finance journals, and of teaching and developing programmes to the highest standards at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will be experienced in supervising research and will be keen to support more junior staff. It is desirable that the successful candidate will have attracted external research funding from research councils, government, industry or other sources.

As a leading research-intensive institution, the University of Bristol is determined to attract individuals of the highest calibre to this position, and is prepared to offer a competitive salary. The position is tied to the recent and planned growth in the School and also forms part of the School’s plans to participate in the development of the University of Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.

The University of Bristol is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and was rated in the top 5 in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework. One of three departments in the School of Economics, Finance and Management, the Department of Accounting and Finance provides an excellent research environment. It regularly attracts internationally renowned speakers as part of its active seminar series and offers access to state of the art databases and computing facilities.

The closing date for applications is midnight GMT on the 14th January 2018. Interviews are expected to be held in February/March 2018. The proposed start date is the 1st of September 2018.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact any of the following via email:

Professor Stuart Cooper (s.m.cooper@bristol.ac.uk) Head of Department

Professor Nick Taylor (Nick.Taylor@bristol.ac.uk)

Professor Mark Clatworthy (Mark.Clatworthy@bristol.ac.uk)

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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