Position in Finance

Title: Position in Finance

  • Reference #: REF- Position in Finance
  • Employer: ESADE Business School
  • Website: http://www.esade.edu
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Job Description:

    ESADE Business School seeks to appoint a faculty member at assistant or associate professor level with a strong background in Portfolio Management and Corporate Finance. The position of full-time professor in the Department of Financial Management and Control will be appointed in September 2014.

    The successful candidate will contribute both theoretical and applied aspects of the Finance research area and will have an active research agenda. The applicant is also expected to play an active role teaching in our graduate courses (MBA, MsC Finance and Executive Education) and undergraduate courses at the BBA programme.

    The candidate should have a Ph.D. in the area, and possess outstanding research and teaching qualifications. Possible areas of research and teaching include topics in Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Capital Markets and Applied Econometrics.

    The Department of Financial Management and Control is made up of a core of eighteen faculty members and around thirty highly qualified external professionals who actively participate in ESADE programmes. In addition, a further fifty professionals are involved in teaching activities and collaborate in transmitting knowledge related to Finance issues.

    The areas of knowledge covered by the Department have a central core designed to provide sound and broad-based learning in the basics of Finances. This core is made up of: Corporate Finance; Accounting and Control Systems; and Markets. Advanced tuition, enabling more specific professional development, provides a thorough grounding in the three main subjects in Finances.

    Research in the department is related to subjects such as Financial Accounting, Management Control and Innovation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance in Emerging Economies, Market Microstructures, Asset Pricing, Credit Risk and Venture Capital.

    ESADE is a member of Ramon Llull University and has facilities in Madrid and Barcelona. It runs a wide range of business courses at degree and postgraduate levels in Spanish and English in Europe and Latin America. ESADE has co-operation agreements with many top universities around the globe.

    Since its founding over 50 years ago, ESADE has built an international reputation based on the innovative curriculum of its educational programs as well as for contributing relevant, high quality research to the academic community. ESADE holds the three most prestigious business school accreditations, EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, and has consistently been ranked as one of the best business schools in the world.
    ESADE is involved in an effort to further internationalize its faculty as demonstrated by recent international hiring and recruitment plans for the years to come. In addition ESADE is making strong commitment to intensifying its research activity. This is reflected in its strong commitment to strengthening its Department of Financial Management and Control with internationally-recognized research-oriented faculty in the next few years.
    Informal enquiries, which will be treated in strict confidence, can be addressed to Carmen Ansotegui, Head of the Department financeposition@esade.edu.  

    Formal applicants should send:
    • Cover letter & Curriculum vitae
    • Short description of research and teaching statement
    • Two or three recent publications or working papers
    • Materials documenting your university teaching (if applicable)
    • Three letters of reference
    Please state on the subject of the email REF- Position in Finance.

  • Contact Details: Monica Buqueras, Facultypositions@esade.edu

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