University of Alberta

Chair - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis

Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis

Competition No.  -    A103033847
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Applications are invited for the position of Chair for the Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis (FSA) in the Alberta School of Business. 

Reporting to the Dean, the Chair is responsible for the leadership and management of the department’s academic programs, budget and related activities.  Eligible applicants will be full-time faculty members who hold a PhD and a distinguished record in university teaching, research and administration.  The Chair appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018 is for a maximum five-year term, with the possibility of renewal. This internal posting is open to full-time faculty members who hold a tenured appointment in a relevant Faculty/Department at the University of Alberta. 

Members of the department publish in leading journals in finance and business statistics.  We offer programs in undergraduate, graduate, and PhD studies.  The department has 14 full-time faculty positions, 560 undergraduate students with declared majors/minors in Finance/Statistical Analysis, 57 MBA students with specializations in Finance, as well as 10 PhD students.  For more information about the Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis, please see:

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research.  Our vision is Leaders from Alberta for the World.  Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement.  We are one of the largest business schools in Canada.  For more information about the School please visit our web site at

Applications should include a curriculum vitae outlining research and administrative experience, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and the names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment. Deadline for application: September 27, 2017. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

Joseph Doucet, Stanley A Milner Professor and Dean
University of Alberta School of Business
4-40 Business Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6G 2R6

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.