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August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Guelph

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Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
Department of Economics and Finance
Associate or Full Professor and Lang Chair in Finance

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465599
Date Posted: 10/14/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate or Full Professor and Lang Chair in Finance
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Guelph, Ontario, CANADA
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics and Finance in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph is seeking a scholar of international reputation to join as the Lang Chair in Finance. The successful candidate must be qualified and experienced to join our faculty as a tenured member at either the associate or full professor rank.

Outstanding candidates with research and teaching expertise in any of the core areas of finance are encouraged to apply. Candidates for this position will hold a PhD in finance, economics or related field, and will have established themselves as recognized scholars, producing internationally recognized research, and be good teachers at all levels. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda with a record of publications in leading finance journals, research funding (particularly tri-agency or equivalent), teaching excellence, and a record of graduate supervision. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021, but alternate starting dates may be arranged.

The Department of Economics and Finance is a research-intensive academic unit consisting of 26 faculty members, and offers a range of academic programs leading to the degrees: BA, BComm, MA, and PhD. The Department is also an integral part of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph. The School delivers one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Ontario with over 4,000 students currently enrolled, and offers a wide range of specialized programs in business and economics across undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program; produce research with impact that will be funded by federal granting agencies; and have the pedagogic ability to teach and supervise both undergraduate and graduate students. The Chair will also be expected to play a leadership role in Lang’s research domain, including membership in the Lang Research Leaders Group and mentorship of emerging scholars.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2020
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and samples of research papers. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the Chair. All application material should be submitted electronically by email to:

Stephen Kosempel
Chair, Department of Economics and Finance
Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics | University of Guelph
50 Stone Rd E | Guelph, ON Canada | N1G 2W1

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Fostering a culture of inclusion an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.