Faculty position in Finance, Assistant rank

Job Description & Qualification

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure track position in Finance at the rank of Assistant commencing July 1, 2022.

Title of the position: Finance scholar at the rank of Assistant professor.
Terms: Tenure-track.

a) Teaching activities: The candidate should be interested in and able to teach asset pricing and capital markets at the undergraduate, professional, and graduate (MBA, MSc, and/or Ph.D.) levels and engage in supervision of graduate students.

b) Scholarly activities: Primary roles will be to undertake high-quality research that is publishable in the leading academic journals in finance or related fields, and to engage in the development and delivery of new programs and courses, including support to our Capital Market program. We are seeking candidates with strong research and publication potential in Asset Pricing, including the areas of financial markets, institutional investors, quantitative investing, data analytics, and artificial intelligence. Research expertise in all areas of finance will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates with interest and experience in Asset Pricing.

c) Academic service activities as agreed with the Dean.

Salary and Benefits Package:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and typically starts at $130,000 - $150,000 per year. The University of Ottawa provides a complete and generous compensation package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa defined benefits pension plan, optional life insurance and funds for reimbursement of eligible moving expenses. The School also offers a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research.

Skills Requirements:
 Education: Ph.D. (or ABD) in Finance
 Language: English and/or French. The ability to teach in both official languages is an asset.
 Work experience:
• Commensurate with rank and experience, a high-potential program of research as demonstrated by articles published (or with potential to be published) in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.
• Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, professional (MBA) and Masters and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching evaluations and a presentation given to faculty members and students if invited for an interview; and
• Ability to define, lead, manage and attract funds for internationally excellent research.

Application Procedure

Applications must contain: 1) a letter of intent; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a brief research statement; 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy; 5) recent teaching evaluation reports; and 6) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover including a recommendation letter from the Ph.D. thesis supervisor.

Members of the recruiting committee are planning to attend the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association (FMA) in Denver. Please indicate in the letter of intent whether you will be attending this conference.

Complete applications must be submitted via the Academic Careers Njoyn application portal under job posting number J0721-1579: https://www.uottawa.ca/vice-president-academic/faculty-relations/faculty-recruitment/openings

Applications received prior to September 30th, 2021 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

General inquiries and reference letters may be sent to: recruit@telfer.uottawa.ca

We thank all applicants who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that any job offer is subject to availability of funds.

About the Organization

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire, to be completed at the time of application. Please take note of this posting number. This questionnaire can be found online.

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your status. The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

Notice of Collection of Personal Information
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Job ID

ID: J9173