Chair in Finance

Title: Chair in Finance

  • Employer: University of Edinburgh
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  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Job Description:

    The University of Edinburgh is an exciting, vibrant, research led academic community offering opportunities to work with leading international academics whose visions are shaping tomorrow’s world.
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    Chair in Finance

    Under the leadership of Professor Ian Clarke, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Chair in Finance at the University of Edinburgh Business School. The appointment is a key part of the School’s continuing programme of investment in academic excellence, which has seen ten new appointments at professorial level over the past year.

    Excellence in research, outstanding leadership abilities, and a passion for building close links with practitioners and professional bodies are the key requirements of the role. As part of expanding our research portfolio – and with the benefit of Edinburgh’s status as a leading financial centre - we would particularly welcome applications from internationally-recognised academics in the fields of investment, asset management, and related areas.

    In return we offer you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, putting your leadership ideas into practice so that they have a real impact on the academic development of your subject at one of the world’s greatest universities.

    Do you feel your experience fits with our aspirations?

    To find out more about our plans and what we have to offer, please go to For a confidential discussion, please contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly of our advisors at Syllogism at or telephone +44 (0)203 417 6076.

    Closing date: 15 January 2014.
    The University of Edinburgh
    Committed to Equality and Diversity
    The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration
    number SC005336.

  • Contact Details:, +44 (0)203 417 6

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