Professor of Finance, Risk and Banking

Job Description & Qualification

Professor of Finance, Risk and Banking

Business School
Location: Jubilee Campus
Salary: This role is offered with a competitive salary based on experience.
Closing Date: 19 April 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: SOC368222X1

Nottingham University Business School is an international leader in responsible business, management and finance education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, the school is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA at all its three locations. With a diverse community of around 160 academic staff, this dynamic business school focuses on excellent research, teaching, and learning. Our strategy of research-led teaching is enhanced through close engagement with other schools across the university, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sectors. We are embracing the contemporary issues facing business schools and universities more broadly by integrating sustainability themes into the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

The department of Finance, Risk and Banking at Nottingham University Business School boasts a sizeable and diverse faculty with expertise in several areas of finance, close relationships with public and private institutions and significant grant capture over the recent past. We run an active seminar series while our research-active faculty members typically benefit from generous teaching loads.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate with the skills to contribute to the on-going development of the Finance, Risk and Banking Department and further strengthen its reputation.

The successful candidate will have evidence of research and broader academic leadership, a sustained track record in knowledge transfer and in publishing international quality research in peer-reviewed journals in relevant areas of finance, risk and banking. The successful candidate should also have evidence of research impact and of securing research funding related to major research projects. Evidence of engagement and collaboration with public or private sector bodies and institutions is also highly desirable.

The successful candidate should also demonstrate an ability to supervise undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA and PhD students, a commitment to educational excellence, along with the ability to deliver a variety of courses in relevant areas of finance, risk and banking to undergraduate and postgraduate students. A proven track record of developing PhD students to completion is desirable.

Candidates should have the ability to develop their own research area, the flexibility to collaborate with colleagues and the ability to work well in a team. They should also have excellent communication and presentation skills. Effective mentoring of others is a desirable attribute. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

This post will be offered on a permanent, full-time basis (36.25 hours per week) and compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the successful candidate’s profile and achievements.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Evangelos Benos email

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Application Procedure

Application deadline: 19 April 2023

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Job ID

ID: J13081