Singapore Management University (SMU)
Faculty Positions in Finance

Singapore Management University (SMU) invites applications for finance tenure-track and tenured positions at all levels and in all areas of scholarship.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Ph.D. in hand or very close to completion. Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for high quality research.

ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR: Ph.D. and established record of high quality research and teaching. Evidence of sustained scholarship with publications in top tier finance journals will be given priority consideration. Candidates are also expected to mentor junior faculty members in research.

ABOUT THE LEE KONG CHIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT SMU: Founded in January 2000, SMU is the first private university established in Singapore with the Singapore government's funding. The Lee Kong Chian School of Business at SMU has grown rapidly and has become a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific region. Despite its young age, it has earned the AACSB and EQUIS accreditations.

Faculty members in the Finance group have Ph.D.s from Columbia, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Iowa, Ohio State, Princeton, Rochester, and Washington (St Louis), among others. SMU's Finance faculty are productive in research. From 2004 to 2011, they published 31 articles in Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. This ranks SMU 38th worldwide, 2nd in Asia, and 1st in Singapore according to the ASU Finance research rankings (see SMU subscribes to all major financial databases and provides plentiful research funds to support conference travel and other research activities. There is also a very active research seminar series providing an exciting research environment for faculty.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information about the Finance group at SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, visit: For information about Singapore, visit English is the primary language used for education, commerce, and daily life in Singapore.

Position Available: July 1, 2013

SALARY: Highly competitive with leading U.S. schools, with additional fringe benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send a cover letter, current CV, three letters of recommendations and recent publications or working papers electronically to You may also send your application package to:

Priscilla Kumari A (Ms)
Senior Assistant Manager
Faculty & Research
Singapore Management University
Lee Kong Chian School of Business
50 Stamford Road, #05-01
Singapore 178899

Posted 10/29/12