Tenure track position, Department of Finance and Management Science, Edwards School of Business – University of Saskatchewan

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure track position with the Department of Finance & Management Science. The successful candidate will be required to initiate, lead, and participate in research activities, pursue external funding to support such research activities, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, supervise student research projects, and under-take relevant administrative activities, including meetings and committee work. The ideal candidate is willing to work in a collaborative, collegial environment where teaching expertise and the ability to publish research in quality journals are highly valued.

The AACSB accredited Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 students. We also have thriving M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Marketing, Master of Professional Accounting, and MBA programs. The school is also a contributor to the Ph.D. in Ap-plied Economics program. Please visit our website at http://www.edwards.usask.ca for more in-formation on the Edwards School of Business.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportu-nities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student popu-lation of over 24,000. 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in finance or a related area from a reputable university. We are seeking candidates who have an interest and ability to engage in scholarly activities as evidenced by an established research agenda, demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and student mentorship, and effective interpersonal and communication skills. Preference will be given to those who have the potential to publish high quality research in leading finance journals and a demon-strated ability in teaching investment management, investment banking, or corporate finance, as well as in facilitating the student managed portfolio. Teaching interests in other relevant areas may also be considered. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and to supervise research-oriented graduate and undergraduate students (B.Comm. Honours, M.Sc. Finance, and Ph.D. Applied Economics). Candidates should also be familiar with Bloomberg terminals and having a professional finance designation (e.g. CFA) is a plus.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877, with a higher starting salary in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article 18.2.6.12 of the 2014-2017 USFA Collective Agreement (http://www.usaskfaculty.ca/?attachment_id=3298). 

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package with dental, health and extended vision care plans, a pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program. 

Interested candidates must submit via email, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a sample research paper, a teaching statement including teaching evaluations, and they should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Craig Wilson, Department Head
Finance & Management Science
Nutrien Centre
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A7
Telephone: (306) 966-8430
Email: FIN.Search@share.usask.ca

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin in September 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. 

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that em-powers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The university must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.