Accounting & Finance - Assistant/Associate Professor (Finance)

University of Manitoba

Location: Manitoba
Date posted: 2012-11-28

Department of Accounting & Finance
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada

The I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance. Candidates qualifying at the rank of Associate Professor may also be eligible to be considered for the Dr. David Dreman Professorship in Behavioral Finance. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Corporation Finance or Behavioral Finance. The appointment start date is July 1, 2013. Position Number: 15085

A Ph.D or DBA completed or near completion is required for Assistant Professors and the candidate must demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research in Finance. Candidates for Associate Professor must have completed a Ph.D. in Finance, with an accomplished research and teaching record. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and service. The normal teaching load is two plus two over two 13-week semesters. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and research record.

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, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD degrees. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 54 full-time faculty members publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial research funding is provided for new faculty members as is a six month sabbatical after three years. The School is located in a modern, first-rate physical facility. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business ( The University of Manitoba has a student population of about 26,000. The I.H. Asper School of Business has approximately 1600 undergraduate students, 150 MBA students, 15 Ph.D students, and 6 MSC students. The finance group is currently composed of nine professors and two full-time sessional (adjunct) instructors and offers a Ph.D program in finance.

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 700,000. Winnipeg is 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 very good, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Review of applications will begin after January 6, 2013 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Please send your application letter referencing position number, a current curriculum vitae, the contact information of three referees, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcripts, a description of research, and sample working papers to:

Dr. Sarath Abeysekera
Chair of the Finance Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB., Canada R3T 5V4
Tel: (204) 474-9362
Fax: (204) 474-7545

Please forward applications by email to

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


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