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- Faculty of Finance
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City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
The Faculty of Finance is home to world-leading academics with exemplary research and education expertise in all key areas of finance. It nurtures scholars who strive for international impact through their research, education and service. The Faculty is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Professor in Finance.Responsibilities
The appointed Professor will be a major contributor to the achievement of the academic objectives of the School and to academic excellence at City, University of London, in line with Vision & Strategy 2026 and its supporting strategies. He or she will also make a significant contribution as a member and leader of the wider academic community, will contribute to the School’s world-leading and internationally excellent research; and will provide leadership within the Faculty of Finance, in the Business School and in the wider university. He or she will also design and deliver course modules and associated assessments; support and mentor students; and contribute to curriculum development and innovation.Person Specification
The successful candidate will be an academic of considerable standing in the international academic community; will have a PhD in Finance, Financial Economics or a relevant discipline; will have published research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality, particularly in asset pricing and related fields; will have supervised several PhD students to completion; and will have a proven track record of excellence in delivering outstanding education and of contributing to a high quality student experience.Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 2nd February 2019.
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.
Academic excellence for business and the professions.
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