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Assistant, Associate/Full Professor, Accounting and Finance

University of Manitoba

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
I.H. Asper School of Business
Department of Accounting and Finance
Position Numbers 27905 and 30633

Applications are invited for two full-time tenured or tenure-track positions in Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor depending on experience and qualifications. The start dates for the appointments are July 1, 2022. Salary is competitive, and salary and rank will depend on qualifications, experience as well as research and teaching records.

Candidates applying must have completed or nearly completed a Ph.D. in Finance. We are open to a broad range of research interests. For position #27905, priority will be given to candidates who can teach International Finance and/or Fintech at Undergraduate and Graduate levels. For position #30633, priority will be given to candidates who have good research potential in Asset Pricing and the ability to teach derivatives and risk management at Undergraduate and Graduate levels. We are seeking outstanding candidates at either the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank. At the Assistant Professor rank, candidates must display a promising research agenda and have demonstrated success in teaching. At the Associate Professor rank, candidates must have a strong research orientation, a demonstrated record of high-quality publications and successful experience in academic teaching. At the Full Professor rank, candidates must demonstrate leadership in research, an excellent record of high-quality publications and successful experience in academic teaching. Duties include research, teaching at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels, and professional service (for the School, the University, and the community). The normal teaching load at the Asper School is four courses per year (e.g., 2 + 2). Substantial start-up research funding is provided to new faculty members, as is a fully paid six-month sabbatical after three years (which extends the tenure clock by a full year).

The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the Province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers undergraduate, MFin, MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. The Asper School is a research-intensive institution comprised of approximately 56 full-time faculty members (representing over 13 countries) publishing in leading academic journals. The Business School overlooks the beautiful Red River with most faculty offices offering views of the river. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business (www.umanitoba.ca/asper) to learn more.

Established in 1877, the University of Manitoba is a large and dynamic institution of higher education and boasts a community of approximately 29,000 students, 3,800 academic staff, and 4,600 non-academic staff. The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 800,000. Winnipeg is the capital of the Province of Manitoba, a culturally diverse community, and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit www.tourismwinnipeg.com

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials should include: cover letter, CV, names and contact information of three references, a one-page statement of research interests, a job market paper, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings). Please state clearly in your cover letter the position number you are applying for (you may apply for both positions) and clearly state your research area, courses taught, and teaching preferences.

Formal review of applications will begin in September 1, 2021, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please forward applications by email to Patti Tait at Patti.Tait@umanitoba.ca. Please address application materials to:

Steven Zheng, Chair, Finance Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that the application materials will be provided to participating members of the search process.