Associate Professor in Finance

Company:Trinity Business School

Location:Ireland / Dublin


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Trinity Business School invites applications for the position of Associate Professor in Finance. Trinity Business School will celebrate its centenary in 2025.  Since 2016, it has grown by 150% and moved into a new eco-friendly state of the art building on campus, at the heart of Dublin neighbouring major international business clusters, particularly in finance and digital business.  The School is Triple Accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS placing it amongst the top 0.6% of business schools in the World who have this accolade.  It also holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award in recognition of it’s achievement in the area of diversity.  As the School continues to develop, it is seeking to hire an Associate Professor in Finance to deliver and develop in the area of Finance across the relevant activities of research, teaching and management/leadership.  The Associate Professor will also have a sufficient broad knowledge of business studies generally to be able contribute to some other – mostly introductory or intermediate - business courses beyond the area of Finance.

As a result, Trinity Business School intends to hire an academic in the broad area of Finance who has a focus on ESG and Responsible Finance more widely.  Commensurate with a leading international associate professor, the successful candidate will have a significant portfolio of research publication both in terms of volume and quality i.e. highly ranked in the journals listed in the Chartered Association of Business Schools journals rankings.  Applicants with publications in the FTs’ list of preferred management research journals are particularly welcome.  While we are seeking to hire a rigorous researcher, we also require that this research expertise is of relevance and can provide value-added to senior executives and entrepreneurs as well as those engaged in public policy.  Therefore, evidence of engagement and impact with the business and public policy community (beyond academia) to include an understanding of the key challenges facing the relevant groups as well as an ability to communicate effectively with them are valuable attributes that we need to fulfil our mission.

The successful candidate will have A PhD in an area of Finance broadly defined so could, for example, include Financial Economics, Financial Management, Entrepreneurial Finance, Behavioural Finance, Fintech, Financial Econometrics and International Finance but must have sufficient expertise to cover all the core areas of mainstream Finance. They will have a high-quality research publication portfolio commensurate with an Associate Professor in Finance at a leading European business school (and at least 6 ABS3, ABS4 or ABS4* publications).

Candidates should have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Post Title: Associate Professor in Finance

Post status: Permanent

Hours of Post: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: []

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Senior Lecturer Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€78,761 to €101,706 per annum].

Closing date: 12 Noon, 1st February 2022

Applications will only be accepted via

Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment:

  1. Cover letter stating why the applicant wishes to be considered for this associate professorship.
  2. Full curriculum vitae to include your list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if possible).
  3. Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – maximum of 1 page, single spaced lines).
  4. Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum of 1, page single spaced lines).
  5. Leadership/innovation statement – outlining the innovation, project, and development that the candidate would like to initiate at Trinity Business School (Maximum of 1, page single spaced lines)

Informal enquiries about this post should be made Professor Brian Lucey e-mail:, Professor Andrew Burke email:, or Pamela Hennessy e-mail:

Trinity is an equal opportunities employer, and we encourage applications from talented people of all backgrounds to join our staff community.

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