University of Alberta

Tenure Track Faculty Position

Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance & Statistical Anlysis

Competition No.  -    A103040378
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in finance at the assistant professor level, starting July 1, 2020.

Candidates will have graduated from an accredited PhD program in a relevant area, such as finance or economics. Candidates who are close to PhD completion may be considered; however, the appointment will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. Candidates will demonstrate an excellent research record or potential for publication in top journals in Finance, an alignment with the current research competencies of the department (corporate finance, asset pricing, financial institutions, market microstructure), and evidence of teaching excellence. Proficiency in English is required.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching Finance courses in undergraduate and graduate programs, conducting and publishing research in top tier Finance journals, and service to the School’s academic activities. The Alberta School of Business has an energetic PhD program and the successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in its continuing success and development.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research. As the first and longest continually accredited business school in Canada, the Alberta School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Canada with 75 faculty members, 2100 undergraduate students, and 800 students in our MBA and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School’s more than 26,000 alumni have strengthened businesses and communities worldwide. Our vision is simple, yet powerful: To develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the World. Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement. For more information about the School please visit our web site at and for more information about the Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis, please see

Located in Western Canada, the province of Alberta boasts diverse landscapes from the Canadian Rocky Mountains to wide open prairies and blue skies. The University of Alberta is situated in the provincial capital of Edmonton. This city is a vibrant multi-cultural centre with over one million people that offers the benefits of an urban lifestyle combined with high-quality schools, varied restaurants, excellent theatre, year round festivals, reliable public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and the names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment. The position will remain open until filled.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

Please send applications by e-mail (PDF files) to:

Dr. Felipe Aguerrevere, Chair
Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis
Alberta School of Business
University of Alberta

How to Apply


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.