Assistant Professor in Finance

Company:Trinity Business School

Location:Ireland / Dublin


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor in Finance

Trinity Business School invites applications for the position of Assistant 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.

Trinity Business School intends to hire an academic in the broad area of Finance who has begun a research publication trajectory commensurate with an academic who aspires to have a substantial portfolio of research publications; particularly in terms of quality and relevance for real business.  In this regard, the Financial Times (FT) and Chartered Association of Business Schools journal rankings lists are the benchmarks for Trinity Business School.  Applicants with publications in the FTs’ list of preferred management research journals are particularly welcome. We 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.

The successful candidate will have: A PhD in an area of Finance broadly defined so could, for example, include ESG and Responsible Finance, 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 Assistant Professor in Finance at a leading European business school (and at least one ABS3, ABS4 or ABS4* publication).

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Finance

Post status: Tenure Track*

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 Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€36,369 to €88,616 per annum]

Closing date: 12 Noon, 20th July 2022

*This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

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 assistant 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 should be made to Professor Brian Lucey e-mail: , Professor Louis Brennan e-mail: , Professor Paul Coughlan e-mail: , 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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