|School/Company||Queen's University Belfast|
|Job Title||Professor in Finance|
|Address||Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road|
|Desired education level||Doctorate or PhD|
Anticipated Interview Date: Monday 2 July 2018
To undertake research and provide research leadership in line with the School’s research strategy, to teach at undergraduate and
postgraduate level, and to contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity.
1. Oversee the development and review of teaching provision in Finance within the School.
2. Develop and teach courses or learning programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate students within the Finance degree
courses, having overall responsibility for their design and quality. Provision of teaching within other courses as and when
3. Plan and review own teaching load and approach to teaching and coach others in doing the same.
4. Set and mark coursework, supervise and advise undergraduate and postgraduate research students.
5. Act as internal examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
1. Plan, establish and lead a research group of outstanding quality and national/international repute which enhances the profile of
2. Sustain an extensive track record of published research findings by publishing in refereed journals and presenting at
3. Lead major funding bids (particularly Research Council UK) which develop and sustain research support for Finance in general
and his/her particular specialisation in general and advance the reputation of the School and the University.
4. Develop strategies to attract both national and international research students.
5. Provide supervision of part-time and full-time research students.
6. Direct, mentor and develop research staff.
Administration/Contribution to the Community:
1. May take responsibility for the appointment, development and management of staff.
2. Contribute to the running and strategic direction of the University through designated committee representation or project
3. Contribute significantly to the development and running of the School by taking on appropriate School co-ordinating roles. Such
duties may include, for example, Director of Research, Module/Year/Programme Co-ordinator or other recognised official
Planning and Organising:
1. Plan and deliver research, teaching and outreach programmes and ensure that resources are available. Will involve substantial
forward planning over a number of years.
2. Be involved in the strategic planning over a number of years for the School and contribute to the University’s strategic planning
Resource Management Responsibilities:
1. Provide academic leadership by co-ordinating the work of others to ensure that courses are delivered effectively or organising
the work of a team by agreeing objectives and work plans.
2. Develop and manage staff and resources, in support of major research, teaching or outreach activities.
3. Act as a personal mentor to peers and colleagues and personal tutor to students.
Internal and External Relationships:
1. Lead and develop links with internal and external networks, e.g. chairing and participating in Institutional committees, build up
contacts with external examiners/assessors, educational bodies, accrediting bodies, employers and professional bodies.
1. PhD in Finance (any specialisation) or related discipline.
2. Recognised excellence and reputation in subject specialism.
3. Sustained publication record of international excellence in field of specialisation.
4. Record of securing external research funding.
5. Expertise in any area of Finance expertise (although expertise in asset pricing, corporate finance, international finance,
quantitative finance or financial economics is particularly welcome).
6. Experience of teaching and assessment in Finance at University level.
7. Evidence of ability to teach and assess courses in Finance at University level.
8. Ability to contribute to Successful, sustained postgraduate student supervision as primary supervisor normally at PhD level
executive education programmes.
9. Substantial experience of providing academic leadership at
strategic level in Higher Education.
10. Contribution to a wider range of administrative tasks at a more strategic level.
11. Willingness and ability to contribute to the management of the School in general and the Finance research group in particular.
12. Proven ability to plan and deliver a programme of research and develop techniques, sources of funding and/or proven skills in
coaching and developing others in best practice techniques.
13. Ability to communicate complex information effectively.
14. Involvement in productive external collaboration.
15. Ability to provide effective leadership.
16. Understanding of resource management processes and skills to apply them effectively.
17. Evidence of leadership qualities.
18. Ability to contribute to the School’s international activities.