Outstanding Professor of Finance Specialised in Capital Markets/Asset Management

ABOUT EDHEC: EDHEC-Risk Institute is part of EDHEC Business School, one of Europe's leading business schools and a member of the select group of academic institutions worldwide to have earned the triple crown of international accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, Association of MBAs). Established in 2001, EDHEC-Risk Institute has become the premier international centre for financial research and its applications to the industry. In partnership with large financial institutions, its team of 80 permanent professors, engineers and support staff implements six research programmes and eleven research chairs focusing on asset allocation and risk management in the traditional and alternative investment universes. The results of the research programmes and chairs are disseminated through the three EDHEC-Risk Institute locations in London, Nice and Singapore. EDHEC invites applications for an Outstanding Professor of Finance specialized in Capital Markets/Asset Management - one vacancy in Singapore.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: With a PhD in finance or economics, the successful candidate will have demonstrated his/her ability to produce the highest quality research and will have an outstanding track record of international publication. His/her research should be considered a reference in the field of asset pricing.

Research service will focus on asset management with special emphasis on asset allocation and portfolio construction and will be carried out within EDHEC-Risk Institute, a leading international research centre for industry-relevant academic research. The successful candidate will teach in the Asian chapter of the EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Finance programme, and will act as a figurehead for the programme in the region. The candidate will have demonstrated his/her capacity to interact with the financial industry via research projects and/or executive education, and the desire to pursue projects, as a member of EDHEC-Risk Institute, in collaboration with the industry.

SALARY: In view of the candidate's status as an outstanding researcher in the field of asset pricing, the salary will be at the highest end of the scale (range from USD330k to USD460k) and bonuses are available for both academic publications and involvement in EDHEC-Risk Institute's research projects.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If you wish to apply for this position, please send an application letter and CV quoting the reference 1203SPFSGP to:

Ms Severine Anjubault
400 promenade des Anglais
BP 3116
06202 Nice cedex 3 - France

or to: severine.anjubault@edhec-risk.com

Posted 5/15/12