Smith Chair in Sustainable Finance

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Queen’s University, Smith School of Business Tenured Position Smith Chair in Sustainable Finance
Smith School of Business at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) invites applications . The successful candidate will hold the title of Smith Chair in . The preferred starting date, while flexible, is

July 1, 2022. Qualifications
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in finance or economics with a strong record . Candidates should have:
.g., economics);
  • Demonstrated impact in the profession in terms of citations and professional activities (e.g., editorial board or editorship roles, keynote addresses, etc.);
  • A demonstrated ability of effective teaching; o A history of successful graduate student supervision; o A demonstrated willingness to provide service to the university and profession.
    We recognize that, because Sustainable Finance is a relatively new area of scholarship, applicants . To qualify for this position, the successful candidate must demonstrate that their recent, current, and future focus is in the . Applications from candidates whose scholarship and teaching bridge . We are seeking candidates whose research and teaching interests will advance Smith School of Business’ mission of impact and excellence in research and teaching and who will contribute to a . For information about Smith faculty members and research please visit:
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Community Members, including those holding faculty appointments, be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to . This is a condition of employment for all employees who are required to attend University Property to perform their employment . Individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to
substantiated grounds
(medical and other protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code)

may ask the University to

validate the exemption
and request an accommodation in these rare circumstances.
If approved, .

Smith School of Business and Thought Leadership in Finance
Smith School of Business is a leader in innovation, with ties to industry, government, non-profits . The school recently launched its Masters of Financial Innovation and Technology (MFIT) program which provides students with the data science, machine learning, digital management, and financial skills needed for today’s careers at the intersection of technology and finance ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> The school has a number of established research centres and institutes that support a wide range of research interests related to technical innovations in finance including sustainable finance, . Specifically, the Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) is a multi-disciplinary network of research and professional development that brings together academia, the private sector, and government to shape Canada’s innovations in sustainable finance ( ). Smith’s Finance area group pairs innovative research at the intersection of technology and . Smith’s financial researchers are experts in technology’s disruptive influence on market microstructure, financial intermediation, . Researchers study the influence of technology on capital market operations, payment systems, the changing role of banks versus alternative financial service provides, and the promotion of financial inclusion.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The appointee will hold a tenured faculty position and, for up to 5 years, the title of Smith Chair in Sustainable Finance, a . The appointee will . The chair is accompanied by an annual operating research grant. New appointees have access to course development through the Smith’s Centre for Content Development and our Faculty Development Fund.
The School also provides faculty members with support in their applications to external research granting agencies such as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of . Smith School of Business faculty members have been quite successful .

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at . Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life . You will also participate . Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and

dependent children.
Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ’top up’ to government . In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent . Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources. Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website.
Queen’s University has a long and rich tradition of academic excellence, dating back to a royal . Smith School of Business is one of the world’s premier . Our MSc and PhD programs in Management attract highly qualified research-oriented students in many fields of study.
Our undergraduate Commerce program has among the highest entrance standards in . Queen’s has gained international recognition for its MBA and executive education programs and is fully . Smith School of Business is also home to centres focused on sustainable finance, analytics, corporate governance, entrepreneurship and innovation, and social impact.
The learning environment at Queen’s is supported by outstanding library and . For more information about Smith School of Business, please click here.

The City
The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, . Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding . Visi t Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.
Kingston is a unique Canadian city of 125,000 with a distinct blend of history, recreation, industry . Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston offers unique waterfront living with many recreational opportunities.
It is within a two-and-a-half hour drive (two-hour train ride) to the commercial, industrial and political hubs of Toronto, Montreal, and the nation’s capital, Ottawa, and a thirty minute drive from the international bridge linking Ontario and upstate New York.
The city is also the origin of the historic Rideau Canal system -a UNESCO .

How to Apply
The effective date of the appointment will be July 01, 2022 (the date is flexible as needed). The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent .

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, . If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact:
Roshan Udit at Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> archivists/collective-agreement and at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how . Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
"I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of . Applications that do . Your application cover letter must include one of these two citizenship statements. In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s . Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about .

Applicants should submit:
  • A cover letter that explains the interest in the position and potential to contribute to Smith (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph).
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.
  • Evidence of scholarly/research work that reflects interests related to sustainable finance and a research plan/statement.
  • A Statement of teaching interests and experience (including course outlines and evaluations if available).
  • A Diversity Statement that explains experience with, and commitment to, facilitation and promotion of Indigenization, equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Three letters of reference.

Deadline for applications:
The position will remain open until filled. Applications are due by April 15, 2022 with interviews . Note: only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Submitting your application
Please submit your application package using the Interfolio Faculty Search website via the following link:
?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications via the above link, although hard copy applications may be submitted to: Brittany Lovelock Senior Staffing Officer Office of the Dean, Smith School of Business Room 320, Goodes Hall 143 Union Street West Queen’s University Kingston, ON CANADA K3L 3N6 If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Brittany Lovelock at
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2257487.