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Professor of Finance

Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus

Salary offers will be from £70922 per annum, pro rata and within our professorial range, depending on knowledge, skills and experience

Closing Date
Sunday 01 September 2024

Interview Date
To be confirmed


Nottingham University Business School is an international leader in responsible business, management and finance education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, the school is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA at all its three locations. With a diverse community of around 160 academic staff, this dynamic business school focuses on excellent research, teaching, and learning. Our strategy of research-led teaching is enhanced through close engagement with other schools across the university, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sectors. We are embracing the contemporary issues facing business schools and universities more broadly by integrating sustainability themes into the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see   

As a Professor of Finance in the Finance, Risk, and Banking Department, you will provide leadership, collegiality, and management across the areas of Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE), Education and Student Experience (ESE), and University/academic service, administration, and good citizenship. The department has recently adopted a forward-thinking strategic model based on dynamic, innovative research clusters in AI & fintech, sustainable finance, and inclusive finance. These clusters transcend traditional research boundaries, incorporating teaching, engagement, and the development of new programmes, including Executive Education. They serve as catalysts for interdisciplinary collaboration, driving positive change and fostering a cohesive culture within the department. While this position is for a Professor of Finance, we prioritize applicants who can offer a strategic vision and contribute significantly to the department’s innovative research clusters in AI & fintech, sustainable finance, and inclusive finance.

You will engage in high-quality research and contribute to teaching across the School's range of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also be expected to deliver a variety of core courses in finance, ensuring quality and improving the student experience.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) supported by extensive, high-level research and teaching experience in a relevant area, together with a sustained track record of publishing in internationally excellent peer-reviewed journals in the areas of department’s strategic research clusters and/or related areas. In addition, you will have an established and widely recognised excellence and reputation in the finance specialist subject area amongst peers nationally and internationally.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week), permanent post, available from January 2025.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Meryem Duygun, email: or Professor Sanjay Banerji, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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