Faculty of Management: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Finance

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-08

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately with applications being accepted until the date of December 10, 2021.

The Faculty of Management (FOM) at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a tenure-track position in Finance. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be with effect from July 1, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful applicant will have a PhD or DBA in Finance or Financial Economics in hand (or be nearing completion) at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants who also hold a relevant professional industry designation such as a CFA.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of excellence in university teaching and research or evidence of the ability to develop such a record. Teaching assignments will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels with primary emphasis on courses related to corporate finance, international finance, investments, merger and acquisitions, fixed income, value investing, theory of finance and behavioral finance.

The FOM has strategic industry and community partnerships including a long-standing partnership between its Centre for Financial Studies and Vestcor Investment Management Corporation (formerly the New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation) through which we offer a highly successful experiential elective full-year course on investments. Also, in consultation with Vestcor, a Master level program, Master of Quantitative Investment, has been introduced and is now in its fourth year. The FOM is innovative in its programs, curriculum design and outreach activities and has more than 840 students in the undergraduate program and over 100 students in the graduate program. Further information relating to the Faculty can be viewed at https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/management/. Information on the University can be found at www.unb.ca.

Review of applications will begin immediately with applications being accepted until the date of December 10, 2021. Applications are to include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of research and teaching effectiveness (if appropriate), a brief statement covering research interests and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact details (including email addresses) of three academic references. Application packages are to be submitted to:

Dr. Devashis Mitra, Dean

Faculty of Management

University of New Brunswick

PO Box 4400

Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3

Phone: 506.452.6304

Email: deanfom@unb.ca

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.