Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Finance

Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance

Competition No.  -    A103051925
Closing Date  -    Mar 01, 2024

The Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Finance. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024. 

For an appointment at the assistant professor level, candidates will have graduated from an accredited Ph.D. program in a relevant area, such as finance and economics. Candidates who are close to Ph.D. completion may be considered; however, the appointment will be contingent upon the completion of the Ph.D. by an agreed-upon date. Applications must have 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. Appointments at a more senior level (Associate or Full Professor) may be considered depending on qualifications and experience. For an associate/full professor appointment, we require a reputation for making high-quality contributions to top Finance journals and evidence of teaching excellence.  

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 Ph.D. program and the successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in its continuing success and development. Proficiency in English is required. 

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 70 faculty members, 3000+ undergraduate students, and 950 students in our Masters and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School’s more than 31,000 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 website at www.business.ualberta.ca and for more information about the Department of Finance, please see https://www.ualberta.ca/finance-department/ 

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

As part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program requirements, the university must conduct recruitment efforts to hire Canadians and permanent residents before offering a job to a temporary foreign worker. To ensure we remain in compliance with these regulations, please include the appropriate statement in your application "I am a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident" or "I am not a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident". 

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

Dr. Felipe Aguerrevere, Chair 

Department of Finance 

Alberta School of Business 

University of Alberta 

How to Apply 

Email: financechair@ualberta.ca 

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.