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2014 Global Conference on Business and Finance


May 27-30, 2014, San Jose, Costa Rica

You are invited to participate in The 2014 Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF) - San Jose, Costa Rica. The Conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR), will be held from May 27-30, 2014 at the Wyndham Herradura San Jose. Costa Rica is often referred to as the Switzerland of Central America and was recently identified in an international study as the happiest place on earth. Costa Rica is a world renowned cultural and environmental destination with tremendous diversity. It has an active volcano, beautiful mountain ranges, world class beaches, abundant rainforest, and many other attractions. Many of these attractions are a day trip from the conference hotel. Visit our website at http://www.theibfr.com/costaricainfo.htm and http://www.theibfr.com/herradura.htm for additional information. A detailed call for papers is available at: http://www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm

The conference provides an excellent venue for you to present your research and receive quality feedback. Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of finance, economics, accounting, auditing, business, marketing, management, MIS, public administration, business law, business education, agribusiness, health care administration and related fields are welcome. Case studies in all areas of business, finance and related fields are also welcome. Papers do not need to be global in nature. English and Spanish language sessions will be offered. An Internet Session will be offered for those unable to make the trip to Costa Rica.

SHARE THIS CALL: We request that you kindly share this call with your colleagues. A detailed call for papers is available at http://www.theibfr.com/conference.htm

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING: Refereed conference proceedings are distributed through ProQuest ABI/Inform, EbscoHost and online. The Conference is affiliated with seven peer-reviewed journals: The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Global Journal of Business Research, Accounting and Taxation, Business Education and Accreditation, Review of Business and Finance Studies, Revista Internacional Administracion & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios. Please visit our website for journal specific distribution, indexing and ranking information, including: Australian Business Deans Council, Cabell's Directory, Ulrich's Directory, The American Economic Association's JEL and other. The journals are distributed in print and through, EbscoHost, Proquest ABI/inform and Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

Papers honored with the Outstanding Research Award at the conference will be offered publication in one of our journals. In addition, papers receiving the Best Paper in Session Award are reviewed for possible journal publication.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES:
Submission for presentation consideration: March 15, 2014
Regular registration and Payment Receipt: March 28, 2014
Award and proceedings submissions: April 8, 2014
Final Payment Deadline: April 22, 2014
Hotel Reservations Deadline: April 22, 2014

USEFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
Detailed Call for Papers: http://www.theibfr.com/conference.htm
Submissions for presentation consideration: http://www.theibfr.com/cs.htm
Hotel Information: http://www.theibfr.com/herradura.htm
Registration: http://www.theibfr.com/cs.htm
Accepted forms of payment: http://www.theibfr.com/paymentmethods.htm
General inquiries: admin@theibfr.com

SUBMISSIONS FOR PRESENTATION CONSIDERATION: Submit a 200-word abstract or full paper at: http://www.theibfr.com/cs.htm. Early submissions are greatly appreciated. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word.

CONFERENCE FEES: All attending participants must register and pay the non-refundable, nontransferable registration fee. Conference registration is $340 for presenting and non-presenting attendees. The registration fee for full-time students is $310. There is an US$80 fee for each additional paper. A $50 late fee applies for registration fees received after the regular payment deadline. If your payment is not received by the final payment deadline, your participation will be cancelled. The registration form and payment methods are available at: http://www.theIBFR.com/cs.htm

SPONSORED FOOD AND BEVERAGE: During the reception, Hors d'ouevres and soft drinks will be provided by the Institute for Business and Finance Research. The networking luncheon will be sponsored by Accounting and Taxation. The award banquet will be sponsored by The International Journal of Business and Finance Research and Business Education & Accreditation. Additional luncheon and banquet tickets are available for purchase for those participants attending with a guest(s) or spouse. The price per ticket is $30. These tickets are not available to non-registered co-authors.

HOTEL INFORMATION: We encourage you to stay at the conference hotels and arrange for your lodging early. Hotel rates for the Costa Rica conference start at $110 per night. Visit our website, http://www.theibfr.com for additional information.

CONFERENCE CANCELLATIONS: Please visit our website at for detailed information at http://www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm

Conference Announcement and Call For Papers
The 4th Annual Stern Microstructure Meeting


Friday, May 9, 2014, NYU Stern School of Business, New York City

Submissions are invited for the Stern Microstructure Meeting scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014 at NYU Stern School in New York City, with optional concurrent submission to the Journal of Financial Markets. The meeting will be organized by Joel Hasbrouck. The program committee is Tarun Chordia, Amit Goyal, and Gideon Saar. Supporting funding is provided by NASDAQ OMX through a grant to the Salomon Center at Stern.

TOPICS: The focus of the program meeting is the economics of securities markets. This includes (but is not limited to) theoretical, empirical, and experimental analyses of: the role of information in the price-discovery process; the definition, measurement, and determinants of liquidity; the costs and benefits of alternate trading mechanisms and market structures; the measurement and control of transactions costs; the role of regulation and the evolution of market design; domestic and international comparisons of trading costs; cross-border listing and trading securities; trading technology and information systems; practical implications of market design for risk management; and financial engineering.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: If you are interested in presenting a paper at the meeting, please upload a PDF at the submission website: http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~jhasbrou/openconf/openconf.php. The deadline for submissions is midnight, Sunday, March 16, 2014. The Salomon Center will cover the expenses of those chosen to present and discuss papers at the meeting (one author's expenses in the case of multiple-authored papers).

During the submission process for the Stern Microstructure Meeting, authors will have option of simultaneously submitting their paper to the Journal of Financial Markets ("dual submission").

DUAL SUBMISSIONS: To submit a paper for dual consideration, authors must check the dual submission box on the submission web form and also check the box certifying that the paper is not under review at another journal or the JFM. In addition, a paper can't be considered for the JFM if it has previously been rejected by the JFM (although it remains eligible for the conference).

At the discretion of the JFM, referee reports will be solicited for a small number of the dual submissions. If such a report is sought, the authors will receive a copy of the report. Papers rejected at any stage of the dual review process (including those that are refereed) are not considered to have been "rejected" at the JFM. They remain eligible for subsequent submission to the JFM without prejudice. While under consideration by the conference and the JFM, a paper may not be submitted to another journal (or the JFM) until the author has been notified of the outcome of the dual-submission process. JFM submission fees (for the initial and subsequent rounds, if necessary) are waived.

ATTENDANCE: Attendance at the conference is open. All interested persons (certainly including faculty, students, practitioners, and regulators) are welcome to attend.

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ESNIE 2014

19th- 23th of May 2014, Corsica (France)

http://esnie.org

Announcing the eleventh session of the European School on New Institutional Economics, from the 19th to the 23th of May 2014 in Corsica (France).

Using rigorous scientific methods, New Institutional Economics (NIE) focuses on the theoretical and empirical analysis of institutions, organizations and contracts, as well as on the conditions under which these devices evolve.

OBJECTIVES:
- To promote the use of appropriate methods to analyze the economics of governance, institutions and organizations.
- To provide researchers with up to date synthesis on the evolutions of the research program.
- To develop networking and cooperation among researchers and among their institutions.

PUBLIC: Ph.D. students, Post-docs and researchers, in Economics, Management, Political Science, Sociology, Law and other social sciences.

PROGRAM: Formal lectures will be given every morning. Each lecture is dedicated to the extensive presentation of the state of the art of the discipline on a specific applied or theoretical topic. Afternoons will be dedicated to workshops devoted either to research questions or methodologies. The seminars to be held in the second part of the afternoon will allow the attendants to have their work discussed by recognized scholars in the field.

LECTURERS: Marco Casari (U. Bologna), Rodolphe Durand (HEC Paris), Eduardo Engel (U. de Chile & Yale University), Paul Grout (U. of Bristol), Andy Hanssen (Clemson U.), David Levine (EUI, Florence & Washington U. St Louis), Aseem Prakash (U. of Washington-Seattle), Andrei Shleifer (Harvard U.), Konstantin Sonin (New Economic School, Moscow), Birger Wernerfelt (MIT Sloan).

WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS: Eduardo Araral (National U. of Singapore), Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD), Carmine Guerriero, ACLE (U. of Amsterdam), Fabrice Lumineau (Krannert School of Management, Purdue U.), Gregoire Mallard (The Graduate Institute, Geneva), Marian Moszoro (IESE Business School, Barcelona), Carlos Pereira (FGV, Rio de Janeiro), Heikki Rantakari (USC, Marshall School of Business), Laura Rondi (Politecnico di Milano), Paola Valbonesi (U. Padua).

SEMINAR CHAIRS: Miguel Amaral (ARAF & Chaire EPPP), Laure Athias, (IDHEAP, U. Lausanne), Jean Beuve (U. Pantheon Sorbonne), Marina Dodlova (German Institute of Global and Area Studies, CESifo), Nabamita (Dutta, U. Wisconsin, La Crosse), John Moore (Chaire EPPP, Sorbonne Business School), Yannick Perez (Supelec & U. Paris-Sud), Emmanuel Raynaud, (INRA), Ludivine Roussey (U. Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cite), Elodie Rouviere (AgroParisTech).

Director: Eric Brousseau (U. Paris-Dauphine)

CALENDAR:
- Closing date for application: 10th of March 2014
- Notification of acceptance: 24th of March 2014
- Closing date for registration: 18th of April 2014

ATTENDANT SELECTION: Attendants will be selected on the basis of their resume, and of a paper or of a presentation of their research program.

REGISTRATION: Detailed information is available at: http://esnie.org/esnie2014.html

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Call For Papers
Workshop on Uncertainty and Economic Forecasting


8-9 May, London (UK)

ORGANIZED BY:
Wojciech Charemza, University of Leicester, UK
Raffaella Giacomini, University College London, UK
Svetlana Makarova, University College London, UK
Xuguang (Simon) Sheng, American University, US

FINANCIALLY SUPPORTED BY ESRC/ORA project No RES-360-25-0003 'Probabilistic Approach to Assessing Macroeconomic Uncertainties', University of Leicester and University College London.

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on various aspects of measurement, modelling, evaluating and analysis of macroeconomic uncertainties, with the special emphasis on its use in probabilistic forecasting.

SPEAKERS: Invited speakers who have already confirmed their participation are: Scott Baker (Stanford University), Ana Galvao (Warwick Business School, University of Warwick), Raffaella Giacomini (University College London), Ulrich Mueller (Princeton University), Serena Ng (Columbia University), Anna Orlik (Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.), and Xuguang (Simon) Sheng (American University).

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please send full papers or extended abstracts to Wojciech Charemza (wch@le.ac.uk) and Svetlana Makarova (s.makarova@ucl.ac.uk). We encourage submission of works in progress, so that preliminary or unfinished papers will be considered. Deadline for submission is 7 April 2014.

LOCATION: The workshop will be hosted by the University College London, School of Slavonic and east European Studies.

EXPENSES: There is no participation fee. It is expected that participants will cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. We have, however, limited funds available to subsidize expenses of the participants. If your institution cannot fully cover your costs, please enquire while making your submission.

NOTIFICATION: Notifications of acceptance will be sent by 10 April. Authors should confirm their participation by 18 April 2014. Please note that we might ask speakers to act as discussants for other papers.

MORE INFORMATION will be available in due course at http://pramu.ac.uk

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Lancaster University, Lancaster University Management School
MRes Finance and MRes Accounting & Financial Management Programme


The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster is committed to recruiting the finest calibre Master of Research (MRes) students of all backgrounds from all over the world. We strive to attain the highest level of academic excellence in teaching and research in pursuit of our goal of producing graduates and researchers who reflect the institution's high-quality standards with distinction and honour. As an international research and academic training institute, we are proud to host excellent research students from a wide range of nationalities.

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION: The MRes is a one-year full-time Masters degree aimed at students who wish to proceed subsequently to doctoral studies. The programme is suitable both for students who are hoping to continue their doctoral study at Lancaster and those who decide to complete their PhD at another university.

The MRes has two purposes:
1. to provide intending PhD students with a better grounding in a specialist subject area
2. to provide intending PhD students with the qualitative and quantitative research skills they will need in order to undertake their research

The taught course element of the MRes programme is normally based on the corresponding MSc programme, and also includes assessed study of advanced research methods. MRes candidates are also expected to produce a dissertation that will normally take the form of a PhD proposal or a draft of a first research paper that enables a smooth transition from the MRes to PhD study. Students who achieve a prescribed required standard, both for the MRes overall and the dissertation element, are considered as candidates for our competitive PhD programme in the following year.

Because of the unique structure of the MRes programmes in Finance and in Accounting & Financial Management, we are able to offer transfer opportunities for our own MSc students to join the MRes programme after Term 1, provided that they have attained sufficiently excellent results. Such transfers are always subject to the approval of the Director(s) of Study in the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Entry requirements for the MRes degrees are as for the MSc degrees, although (where required for overseas applicants) a higher GMAT score of 650+ would be sought. We will also take into account an applicant's potential for excellence in research and progression to successful doctoral level study. Therefore, offers for admission are subject to review by the Directors of PhD Study in the Department.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Each year the Department of Accounting and Finance funds a competitive fee scholarship competition which is open to MRes applicants. This includes a fee bursary and a living allowance of up to British Pound 14,000 for outstanding applicants. Scholarships are also available through the North West Doctoral Training Centre (http://www.nwdtc.ac.uk) which is the largest centre in England for social science postgraduate training. Here a fee bursary plus a living allowance of up to British Pound 14,000 is available.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Our website: http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/departments/accounting provides more details of our programmes, our faculty and their research expertise, the application procedure as well as funding opportunities. You can also contact our PhD programme secretary Carole Holroyd c.holroyd@lancaster.ac.uk in the Department of Accounting and Finance.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are now open. You should apply as soon as possible. Please apply before 30 June 2014 for October 2014 entry.

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Lancaster University, Lancaster University Management School
PhD Programme in Accounting and Finance


The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster is committed to recruiting the finest calibre PhD students of all backgrounds from all over the world. We strive to attain the highest level of academic excellence in teaching and research in pursuit of our goal of producing graduates and researchers who reflect the institution's high-quality standards with distinction and honour. As an international research and academic training institute, we are proud to host excellent research students from a wide range of nationalities.

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION: Our department offers intensive PhD programmes in both Accounting and Finance. These are full-time doctoral programmes of three years in total, with a fourth year reserved for final writing up of the doctoral thesis. We also offer an 'Integrated PhD' programme, which commences with study towards the Master of Research (MRes) award. Please note that we do not currently offer part-time PhD study.

During the first year, PhD students are required to complete a portfolio of postgraduate taught courses and seminars covering accounting and finance theory, econometric and statistical methods and research methodology. This requirement often includes a selection from the courses offered for MSc students in accounting and finance, along with specific PhD and visitors' seminars within the department.

Doctoral researchers with excellent results then continue with the doctoral thesis, leading up to the final defence of the thesis in the 'viva' examination.

Our department typically admits up to 10 new PhD candidates each year. All our students are required to participate in the research activities of the department and to attend full-time throughout the period of study. There are many opportunities for networking with our international partners and attending workshops and conferences. We provide an excellent research environment for our doctoral researchers, including dedicated office space, access to many specialized datasets and databases as well as scientific computing facilities and IT support.

QUALIFICATIONS: Our admissions criteria for the Department are as follows:
- Applicants are normally expected to hold a relevant Masters degree in finance, accounting or a cognate subject area. We will usually require a performance at distinction level at Masters degree, typically averaging 70% overall, which may also be required in a suitable dissertation element.
- In some cases, students possessing a 'research-relevant' first class or upper-second class Bachelors degree may be registered directly for the PhD degree, but this is rare.
- Alternatively, for students not already holding/studying towards a suitable Masters degree, the ESRC-recognised MRes programme provides a foundation for PhD study. The Department requires distinction-level performance, both overall and for the dissertation element.
- Applicants are advised that a GMAT score may be required.
- Our English language requirements (where required) are for IELTS at 7.0 or 600 TOEFL (250 on the computer-based test).
- We are looking for evidence of creativity and potential to develop a successful career as an academic researcher. Therefore, we will usually aim to conduct an interview (which may be conducted via telephone or video-link) with suitable applicants.

Our research students are encouraged and supported to gain classroom experience, in preparation for possible academic careers. Opportunities also arise regularly to work as part-time research assistants on faculty members' research projects.

SCHOLARSHIPS: There are a number of scholarships open to our PhD applicants, including ESRC scholarships through the North West Doctoral Training Centre (http://www.nwdtc.ac.uk) which is the largest centre in England for social science postgraduate training, Management School and Departmental scholarships. These scholarships typically cover full fees and a maintenance allowance of at least British Pound 14,000 per year, with enhanced bursaries up to British Pound 20,000 available for outstanding applicants.

All students who receive funding from the Management School or the Department will be required to undertake such work, according to the amount of funding they receive. However, we also encourage all other students to take on occasional teaching and/or research assistantship duties on a paid basis, to expand their own experiences in readiness for graduation.

After graduation, most of our students go on to assume faculty positions at universities all over the world. A smaller number find employment in the public or private sector. All in all, our PhD programme is perfectly tailored for aspiring academics.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Our website: http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/departments/accounting provides more details of our programmes, our faculty and their research expertise, the application procedure as well as funding opportunities. You can also contact our PhD programme secretary Carole Holroyd c.holroyd@lancaster.ac.uk in the Department of Accounting and Finance.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are now open. You should apply as soon as possible. Please apply before 30 June 2014 for October 2014 entry.

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RAND Corporation
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of Aging


RAND is accepting applications for one or more postdoctoral fellowships in the Study of Aging. This program enables outstanding scholars to sharpen their analytic skills and advance their research agenda in the field of aging. Scholars come from various disciplines including economics, demography, sociology, and psychology.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Housed within RAND's Labor and Population Program, the program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers without teaching obligations. One-year fellowships are renewable for a second year and provide a stipend and health insurance.

QUALIFICATIONS: Fellows must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline before they begin the program. The program is open to new scholars, as well as individuals who have some research experience or are on leave from an academic position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application review begins February 21, 2014.

Additional information and application materials are available at http://www.rand.org/labor/fellows/aging.html

or by contacting:

Lisa Turner
RAND Corporation
1776 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138
310-393-0411 x6311
email: lturner@rand.org

or by emailing the Program Director, Nicole_Maestas@rand.org

RAND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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The University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce
Director of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research (ACIIR)


The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce invites applications for the Director of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research (ACIIR). This is a senior research position. The Director will lead ACIIR in providing highly credible information and research for the benefit of various stakeholders. Areas of focus include education and outreach; research on issues related to insurance and risk management; facilitating collaboration among agencies/stakeholders; and leadership and engagement by and between The University of Alabama and other academic institutions.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Director should be a seasoned, highly-respected professional in their field, widely acclaimed for quality research and practical experience, especially in public policy research. The individual should be capable of leadership at the highest levels.

Required minimum qualifications include: A Ph.D. in insurance, risk management, or related discipline with a record of research, publication, and creative activity and extensive public policy research experience in a company, association, think tank, or university. The successful candidate should also possess the communication and diplomatic skills required to bring the ACIIR to national and international prominence.

Demonstrated success in writing grant and contract applications for outside funding of projects is preferred.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Duties include but are not limited to:
- Develop and maintain research and information repository
- Conduct and/or supervise Center research
- Seek external funding for research projects
- Oversee development of research findings so that they may be published into scholarly and professional journals
- Manage day-to-day operations of ACIIR, including research and administrative staff
. - Develop and manage relationship with ACIIR Advisory Board
- Develop and oversee education and outreach efforts of the Center
- Build and maintain on- and off-campus relationships with relevant stakeholders
- Involve UA and non-UA students, faculty, staff, research and academic units in Center activities as appropriate

This is a non-tenure earning position renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University with no expectation of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period. Salary is competitive.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applications must include a resume or curriculum vitae and the name and contact information for at least three references. Items not included at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open through at least February 10, 2014. The candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Questions may be directed to the Associate Dean for Research and Outreach, Dr. Sam Addy at saddy@culverhouse.ua.edu or (205)348-8960.

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The London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Accounting
Research Officer


We are seeking to appoint a part-time research officer, 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE), fixed-term for 6 months tenable as soon as possible.

SALARY: From British Pound 16,397 per annum inclusive to 19,834 (at 0.5FTE) (pro rata to British Pound 32,794 to 39,669 per annum at 1.0FTE).

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will work under the direction of Professor Peter Pope on the HEIF-funded research grant "Financial Reporting Quality Indices". The project involves developing and implementing empirical models for identifying corporate financial reporting quality, including earnings management, and then making model outputs available to research users in a database-driven web application.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: It is essential that applicants have an ability to program standard cross-sectional and panel data econometric models in MATLAB and experience of working with relevant fundamentals databases such as Datastream, Worldscope and WRDS.

Experience of working with at least some of the following technologies is also essential: MVC web frameworks, object-oriented PHP development, HTML/CSS, relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL) and object databases (e.g. MongoDB).

Knowledge of the empirical accounting research literature, and in particular the literature on financial reporting quality and earnings management, is desirable.

The successful candidate is expected to be at an advanced stage of completing or having recently completed a PhD in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or a cognate subject area. In addition to the technical skills outlined above, you should also have the ability to communicate and write technical research ideas clearly, and the ability to work independently and without close supervision.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification which is on the LSE's online recruitment system.

FURTHER INFORMATION: If you would like to discuss the post please contact Professor Peter Pope at p.pope@lse.ac.uk

In addition to a good salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply for this post, please go to http://www.lse.ac.uk/JobsatLSE and select "Vacancies".

Applications must be received by 23:59 (UK time) on the closing date: 16 February 2014. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

APPLY TO: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels.

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Hanken School of Economics
Post-Doctoral Researcher in Economics


Hanken School of Economics is a leading, internationally accredited business school located in Finland. It offers a range of B.Sc., M.Sc., EMBA, PhD, and Executive Development programmes taught mainly in English and Swedish. Hanken's research operations are of an internationally high standard and it maintains close links with the business world. The Department of Economics at Hanken School of Economics invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Economics (3-year appointment).

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: Hanken School of Economics (http://www.hanken.fi) is an international research-oriented business school located in Helsinki. The school is presently strengthening its research in Economics by recruiting a post-doctoral researcher to its Department of Economics.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The post-doctoral researcher is expected to:
- Conduct research that meets high international standards with the goal of publishing in international high-quality journals.
- Contribute to the research in Economics conducted at Hanken School of Economics.
- Contribute to the teaching and supervision activities at the Department of Economics.

The post-doctoral research position offers good opportunities to focus on research and it therefore fits particularly well for a researcher with the ambition to build an excellent research record. The post-doctoral research position has moderate teaching responsibilities (1-2 courses per year), tailored in accordance with the profile of the successful applicant. The Department of Economics is an active partner of Helsinki Center of Research in Economics (HECER) (http://www.hecer.fi) and thereby deeply integrated into a larger academic unit of economists operating with the long-term goal of reaching an academic standard consistent with a leading European research center.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant should have a doctoral degree in Economics (or a very closely related field) with documentation of successful research (published or accepted for publication). The salary is about 55000 euro/year depending on qualifications and performance. The starting date for the position could preferably be in the interval June-September 2014, but this is negotiable.

FURTHER INFORMATION: More information about the Department of Economics can be found at http://www.hanken.fi/public/en/economics. Enquiries may be directed to the Head of the Department of Economics, +358403521416, e-mail: staffan.ringbom@hanken.fi

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications, including a CV, a list of publications, a characterization of ongoing research, a brief research plan, 2-3 letters of reference and potential other relevant documents, should be submitted by email, to registrator@hanken.fi no later than March 3, 2014.

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