University of Exeter Business School, Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment
Lecturers in Finance (Ref. No: P43827)

Salary Range: British Pound 31,948 per annum

The Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment is seeking to appoint up to three new Lecturers in Finance (equivalent to Assistant Professor) from September 2013.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidates will contribute to the research and teaching activities of the Xfi Centre, and will be expected to pursue a research agenda that leads to publications in leading international journals. The successful candidates will also contribute to the development and delivery of graduate teaching programmes in Finance, and supervise doctoral students. Applicants should have completed, or be near completion of a PhD. Specialisation in any area of Finance will be considered.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Exeter is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. The Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment is a graduate teaching and research institute within the University of Exeter Business School, with expertise across all areas of the discipline and particular strengths in empirical asset pricing and corporate finance. Resources for research and teaching are outstanding, with an extensive range of financial databases and generous support in the form of a personal research budget and access to seedcorn funding to support research activity. The Xfi Centre has close links with financial institutions such investment banks, funds, regulators, and data providers.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Faculty from the Xfi Centre will be meeting with potential candidates attending the SEAe meeting in Vigo, 13-15 December 2012, and the AFA meeting in San Diego, 4-6 January 2013. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Richard Harris ( ). For further information about the Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, visit

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The closing date for completed applications is 03 December 2012. Formal interviews will take place in Exeter in February 2013.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should email a curriculum vitae, a recent research paper and a cover letter including the contact details of three referees to by midnight 3 December 2012. Please clearly state 'Finance' in the subject line of the email.

Posted 10/29/12