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DCU BUSINESS SCHOOL
Full Professor of Finance
Dublin City University (www.dcu.ie) is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that
is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates, and its focus on the translation of
knowledge into societal and economic benefit. DCU prepares its students well for success in life, and
in the workplace, by providing a high-quality rounded education appropriate to the challenges and
opportunities of the 21st century.
Excellence in its education and research activities has led to DCU’s consistent presence in the
rankings of the world’s top young universities. Having grown its student population by more than 50%
in the past five years, DCU is Ireland’s fastest growing university and today hosts more than 17,000
students across its three academic campuses (DCU Glasnevin Campus; DCU St Patrick’s Campus;
DCU All Hallows Campus).
DCU has a strong track record in attracting both Irish and European Union funding under FP7,
Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus. We offer a dynamic and internationally focused
environment in which to advance your academic career.
DCU Business School is a dynamic school whose history is marked by steep upward development.
From the outset, our guiding voices were those of industry and students and, as a result, we are today
distinctive for our deep and responsive industry engagement and our close concern with the success
of our students. From those beginnings in the 1980s, and particularly over the last ten years, DCU
Business School has developed an excellent research profile characterised by its industry relevance
and a strong international reach. The School is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and has been awarded
the Small Business Charter from the Chartered Association of Business Schools. Additionally, our
programmes have relevant professional accreditations. DCU Business School is an engaged,
innovative internationally-focused school which prides itself on its excellent reputation for impacting
students, the academic community, industry and wider society.
Reporting to the Executive Dean of DCU Business School, the successful candidate will be expected
to deliver leadership in the Finance discipline, and more widely in the School, with regard to all areas
of activity: Teaching, Research, Management/Service and External Engagement.
Finance faculty at DCU Business School have established a strong international research reputation
in the areas of applied econometrics, quantitative finance, energy finance, risk management and
financial markets and have recently published in the following journals: Journal of International Money
and Finance, Review of Finance, Energy Economics, International Business Review, International
Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of
Banking and Finance, North American Journal of Economics and Finance.
Finance faculty contribute to the full range of academic programmes within DCU Business School and
are primarily responsible for the MSc in Finance, the MSc in Investment, Treasury and Banking and
the Finance specialism on the BBS and BA in Accounting and Finance programmes.
Further information concerning DCU Business School is provided in the Information Pack for
Candidates available at: http://bit.ly/2FtiSnY
To contribute to the leadership, management and administration of the School by:
Delivering management and service roles to a high standard (including roles such as, Group
Head, Associate Dean, Deputy Dean and Executive Dean).
Active engagement in accreditation-related activities.
Contributing proactively to relevant School and University committees, working groups and
Contributing to the running of DCU Business School’s activities through participation in, for
example, promotional events, INTRA (work placement) visits, etc.
Engaging in, and contributing to, staff development activities, such as mentoring and
To lead research activity in DCU Business School by:
Publishing new ideas and findings in top tier international journals
Achieving measurable impact via citations.
Seeking funds from external agencies and/or organisations to support personal and School
Leading the development of collaborative and interdisciplinary research within the School and
Providing research mentorship to early career academics.
Leading the dissemination of research via the hosting of research conferences, seminars etc.
Enhancing the reputation of the School in the international research community via
conference presentations, journal editorships, external examining, etc.
Developing and leveraging international research networks to enrich the research activity of
Enriching the research culture and environment in the School.
To lead teaching and learning activity in DCU Business School by:
Delivering teaching in a manner consistent with the highest academic standards.
Using a wide range of teaching and assessment methodologies which foster a deep approach
to learning and which equip students with the skills and attributes needed to be lifelong
Leading the design and development of new programmes and modules that align with the
Enriching the scholarship of teaching within the School.
Fostering a culture of teaching innovation within the School.
Contributing to the activities of the School’s Centre for Executive and International Education.
Supervising PhD students and contributing to the School’s PhD supervisory process.
To enhance the reputation and impact of DCU Business School through engagement in, and
leadership of, external academic, business (including consultancy), professional, public sector and
community activities (approved by the Executive Dean, where appropriate).
Person Specification/Experience Requirements
Applications are invited from academics with a track record of achievement and leadership within the
The successful candidate will have an international reputation for high quality research. More
specifically, she/he must have a PhD in Finance or a related discipline, a track record of publishing in
high quality international journals, a clearly defined research plan with a pipeline of future publications
and activities, experience of seeking external research funding and evidence of effective research
collaborations and networks. In terms of teaching and learning, she/he must have deep experience of
teaching and programme development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, evidence of
teaching excellence and innovation and a record of successful PhD supervision. Evidence of effective
external engagement (academia, business community and wider society) is highly desirable and
applicants must demonstrate a commitment to such activities, which are in keeping with the School’s
mission and strategy and DCU’s position as Ireland’s University of Enterprise.
Candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills consistent with the
highest quality of teaching, research, management and external engagement, together with evidence
of successful teamwork and a collegial approach. The successful candidate will play an important role
in the further enrichment of the School’s national and international reputation and she/he must display
clear leadership attributes and skills and have the ability, and interest, to inspire and motivate
colleagues with regard to all areas of activity of DCU Business School.
Salary Scale: €114,740 to €140,961
Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be made on the
appropriate point of the Full Professor salary scale, in line with current Government pay policy.
Closing Date: 9 April 2018
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Anne Sinnott, Executive Dean, DCU Business
Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website
at http://www.dcu.ie/vacancies/current.shtml and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin
City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 7005149.
Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application and email subject line: Job
Ref 803 Full Professor of Finance.
Applications should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by Fax: +353 (0)1 7005500 or
by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.Human Resources
Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 1 700 5149; Fax: +353 1 700 5500 Email:
Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer