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University Associate Professor in Finance

Since 1990, Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

Cambridge Judge Business School is a highly ranked modern business school (ranked 1st in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework in 2021), located at the heart of an 800-year-old University, with an ambitious and collegial faculty in the Finance group. The Finance group has developed a reputation for research that is rigorous, original, and consequential, as evidenced by a strong publication record, deep engagement with regulators and practitioners, as well as high-profile media coverage. Finance faculty published regularly in the top finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies.

The Finance group at CJBS is looking to recruit an Associate Professor in Finance (with or without tenure, depending on the candidate's record). The group seeks to further increase its global visibility through its research outputs, including publications in top-tier Finance Journals as well as placing its PhD graduates in academic careers. The ideal candidates will have a record of impactful research, as evidenced by publications in top journals and a strong paper pipeline. They will also have excellent teaching experience in premium business school degree programs (Master in Finance; MBA; Executive MBA) or on Executive Education engagements.

Although we will consider candidates in all areas of finance, preference will be given to candidates doing research and teaching in asset pricing. You will be expected to contribute to teaching courses at undergraduate, graduate, and post-experience levels. However, our teaching loads are relatively low by US and European standards allowing you to focus on research. The teaching associated with the post may cover core and elective courses on the MBA, EMBA, MFin, MPhil/Ph.D. programmes, and undergraduate/tripos programmes. Project administration and dissertation supervision are also expected in this role.

We are looking for an anticipated start date of between 1 September 2024 and 1 September 2025, and offer a competitive package of benefits.

If you are interested in this role, we encourage you to apply promptly. The closing date for this advertisement may be earlier than initially indicated should a number of suitably qualified candidates submit applications.

We particularly welcome applications from female candidates and/or individuals from a BAME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.

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