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About the role

In this multifaceted role, you will provide inspiration and leadership on a number of fronts. You will build further on your strong research and publication profile, both nationally and internationally. This research should be published in leading peer-reviewed Finance or Economics journals (ABS 4 or above). You will lead on grant capture, engagement in international networks and enhancing impact activity.

We would particularly welcome applications from academics who have an active research agenda in empirical finance.

You will undertake, lead and develop teaching in line with the School’s Strategy. You will provide academic and professional leadership within the School and across your own specialism ensuring excellence in teaching and curriculum design on an international level. You will engage with scholarship or pedagogical research to underpin innovation in teaching and to enhance the student experience.

As an Associate Professor, you will also be expected to contribute to engagement or enterprise activities in support of your own work and that of the School and College. You will play an active role within the School and contribute to its wider running, offering leadership to both colleagues and students.

About you

You will demonstrate extensive professional experience and the ability to deliver substantial contributions in research, teaching and leadership and management. You will have an established international research reputation, which you will further in this role through making a significant impact on the institution and on your discipline. You will have excellent networking skills which you use to seek out opportunities for collaboration and citizenship, both internally and externally. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to generate external funding through research grants, contracts or other sources.

Finally, you will have a track record of engaging with a range of communities related to your research and teaching interests, including external organisations.

Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Fabrizio Adriani, Acting Head of Division on fa148@leicester.ac.uk

We anticipate that interviews and research presentations will take place on 31 January 2020.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.
In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.
Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning main campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. A short distance away is the new Brookfield Campus, exclusively designed and dedicated to the School of Business, of which Finance Division is a part, which includes a teaching centre, research facilities, business centre, offices ,catering and extensive outdoor space.