University of Melbourne, Department of Finance
Assistant and Associate Professors of Finance

The Department of Finance at the University of Melbourne is looking to recruit multiple outstanding applicants at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for Assistant Professor should be near completion or have completed a PhD in Finance or Financial Economics and have a strong research agenda indicating the ability to publish in high quality finance journals. Applicants must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Applicants for Associate Professor should have a PhD in Finance or Financial Economics and appointments will be commensurate with the applicant's publication record, teaching expertise and research leadership. The Department will consider applicants from all areas of finance.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance at the University of Melbourne has well established undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs and thus accommodates a wide variety of research and teaching interests. The Department is very well resourced to support its many research activities and maintains strong links with the global academic finance community. It has a vibrant seminar series, an ongoing program of prominent international visiting academics and hosts the very successful Finance Down Under: Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance Conference Series. Please visit: http://fbe.unimelb.edu.au/finance for further information.

Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city with a temperate climate, fascinating architecture, a vibrant energy and cultural events of every variety. In 2017, Melbourne was ranked the world's most liveable city by The Economist for the seventh year in a row.

APPOINTMENT TERMS: Assistant Professor appointments are made for a probationary period of five years. Attractive compensation packages will be negotiated with successful applicants including outstanding research and travel funding and six months' paid sabbatical leave every three years. Teaching loads are extremely competitive and new junior faculty also enjoy a one section teaching load in their first year. Commencement is expected to be around the start of September 2018. Associate Professor appointments will be by negotiation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A departmental recruiting team will be attending the AFA meeting in Philadelphia to meet with applicants.

Applicants should send an email to: fbe-financerecruiting@unimelb.edu.au by November 19, 2017. The email should contain the following items as attachments: (i) current CV; (ii) job market or other working paper; (iii) teaching evaluations; and (iv) letters from three individuals familiar with the applicant's research. The University of Melbourne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University reserves the right to fill the positions by invitation or not to fill the positions.

Posted: 27 Oct 2017