National University of Singapore Business School Department of Finance
The Department of Finance, NUS Business School, invites applications for the James Riady Distinguished Chair in Finance.
James Riady Distinguished Chair in Finance
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be distinguished and outstanding scholars with an extremely strong research record in the fields of finance or economics or allied disciplines with a strong interest in finance.
SALARY/BENEFITS: We offer salaries competitive with leading U.S. schools. In addition, subsidized housing is also provided. The tax rate in Singapore is among the lowest in developed countries, with the top marginal tax rate for personal income being 20% at present.
The James Riady Distinguished Professorship is endowed by the Lippo Group. The Lippo Group is a diversified conglomerate in Asia with interests in financial investment, property and urban development, retail business, healthcare, education, information technology and other industries. It consists over 15 publicly listed companies in the Asia Pacific Rim with more than US$11 billion in assets.
ABOUT NUS: NUS is a leading research university in Singapore and Asia. The MBA program of the NUS Business School has been consistently ranked amongst top in Asia. Please visit our website: http://www.bschool.nus.edu for more information.
Quality research is strongly emphasized. In the recent past, our finance faculty have published in theJournal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Political Economy and Journal of Econometrics. The school provides extensive databases like Datastream, SDC Platinum, Shareworld, and WRDS that include Chinese Stock Market & Accounting Research, Compustat, CRSP, Emerging Market Database, ExecuComp, IBES, PACAP, OptionMetrics, TAQ, Audit Analytics, Insiders etc. In addition, research funds for additional database purchases and international conference travel are readily available. You can visit our department website for more information: http://bschool.nus.edu.sg/Finance/AboutUs.aspx
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send applications and requests for additional information to:
James Riady Distinguished Professorship Search Committee
Department of Finance
NUS Business School
National University of Singapore
Tel: (65) 6516 8434