FEN Professional Announcements, 7/14/2017

Table of Contents: FEN Professional Announcements
1. 5th Annual CQAsia Academic Competition,  Call For Papers
2. The Global Corporate Governance Colloquia (GCGC),  Call For Papers
3. 10th Annual Hedge Fund and Private Equity Research Conference – Liquidity, Risk and Performance,  Call For Papers
4. Centre for Analytical Finance Summer Research Conference, 2017, Conference Program Announcement
5. NSE – IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative, Call for Research Proposals – 2017
6. 2017 SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific, Call For Papers
7. 3rd Conference on Banking Development, Stability and Sustainability,  Call For Papers
8. Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives, Call For Papers
9. Twelfth Annual Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Hedge Fund Strategies,  Call For Papers

*Call For Papers 5th Annual CQAsia Academic Competition*
November 1-2, 2017, Hong Kong
The 5th Annual CQAsia Academic Competition will be held at the CQAsia conference in Hong Kong on November 1 – 2, 2017.
Competitive, unpublished papers are invited from all faculty and students who wish to apply. Preference will be given to those papers which have direct applicability to investment management in one or more of the following areas: Security Valuation/Pricing, Factor Models, Strategic or Tactical Asset Allocation, Risk Budgeting, Optimizing the Allocation of Risk Capital, Multi-period Portfolio Problems, and Performance Attribution. The committee also encourages submissions focusing on Asian markets or their linkages with global markets.
Only complete papers will be considered in this competition. In addition, the primary author must be either faculty or a student. The top three submitted papers will be asked to present at the CQAsia Annual Meeting on November 2nd in Hong Kong. A copy of the paper presented at the Conference will be made available to members attending the conference.
AWARDS: Cash awards of $3000, $2000, and $1000 will be awarded to the first, second, and third place finishers in the competition. Criterion for awards will be based on both presentation quality and content of interest to practicing investment professionals. CQA will cover travel expenses for one author (capped at $1,000). Hotel accommodations will also be provided. Other authors are invited to attend the conference, but must do so at their own travel and hotel expense.
PARTICIPATION: This is an excellent opportunity for academic researchers to receive valuable feedback on their work from practicing investment professionals. The conference is a members-only event and the attendees represent many of the major investment firms involved in quantitative investment strategies. For a list of firms represented by CQA members, use the Affiliated Firms link on the cqa.org website.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS:
1.Please submit a Word or Adobe PDF version of your paper to be received no later than July 31, 2015. E-mail the papers to:
Melissa Allison At: melissa@cqa.org If you have any questions, contact Melissa at Melissa@cqa.org
2. The cover page must have title, author(s), affiliation(s), and phone number, and e-mail address of the primary contact. Please also include the tenured status of each author at his/her respective institution.
3.Acceptance decisions only will be communicated to authors by August 31, 2017.
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*Call For Papers The Global Corporate Governance Colloquia (GCGC)*
1 – 2 June 2018, Harvard University
The Global Corporate Governance Colloquia (GCGC) is a global initiative to bring together the best research in law, economics and finance relating to corporate governance at a yearly conference held at 12 leading universities in the Americas, Asia and Europe. The 12 hosting institutions are: Columbia University, Goethe University Frankfurt, Harvard University, London Business School, National University of Singapore, Peking University, Seoul National University, Stanford University, Swedish House of Finance, University of Oxford, University of Tokyo and Yale University.
OVERVIEW: The aim of the conference series is to attract current research papers of the highest scholarly quality in the field of corporate governance. The conferences are primarily ‘academic to academic’ events with some participants from industry and the public sector including the practitioner partners of GCGC and other invited panelists. The practitioner partners are the European Investment Bank (EIB), Zurich Insurance Group, and Japan Exchange Group (JPX).
The fourth annual GCGC Conference will be hosted by Harvard University on 1 – 2 June 2018. The Conference Committee is inviting researchers to submit recent papers on corporate governance (no maximum word count). In this context, corporate governance refers to the way in which private and public companies, enterprises, entrepreneurship and financial institutions are governed and run in relation to their purpose, values, ownership, representation, accountability, financing, investment, performance, leadership, direction, management, employment, law, regulation and taxation.
Papers will be selected for presentation from the submissions received. Ideally, these submissions should be based on new research that will not have been presented before. Each paper will be assigned a discussant and there will be ample time for questions and comments from the audience.
PAPER SELECTION PROCEDURE: A selection will be made by a Conference Committee from the papers that were submitted online before the deadline of 15 September 2017 using the form below. Researchers will be notified whether their paper has been accepted for the conference before 31 October 2017.
ORGANISATION: The conference will take place over two days. In addition to the research presentations, there will be two panel discussions involving participants from industry and the public sector. The conference dinner will be held on the evening of 1 June. The organisers will contribute towards the cost of travel and provide up to three nights of hotel accommodation for the presenters.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Questions may be directed to: admin@ecgi.org
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*Call For Papers 10th Annual Hedge Fund and Private Equity Research Conference – Liquidity, Risk and Performance*
January 18-19, 2018, Paris
ORGANIZERS: Serge Darolles (Universite Paris-Dauphine and CREST) Rene Garcia (University of Montreal and Toulouse Business School) Christian Gourieroux (CREST and University of Toronto) Tamara Nefedova (Universite Paris-Dauphine)
This academic meeting will take place in Paris during January 18-19, 2018. Academic sessions will cover the latest research on asset management. We welcome submissions on hedge funds, mutual funds and private equity funds, but also, more broadly, papers that seek to improve the understanding of the role of different market intermediaries and the effect of their behaviour on asset prices.
TOPICS: Potential topics include, but are not limited to: Hedge fund risks and performance; transparency (reporting) and due diligence; hedge fund activity and broad macroeconomic issues such as systemic risk and contagion; hedge fund activism; portfolio liquidation and liquidity; financial regulation; mutual funds, private equity funds; etc.
The organization will make available limited accommodation and travelling grants for doctoral students.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: A (preliminary) version of the paper must be sent to tamara.nefedova@dauphine.fr by September 30, 2017. Decisions will be communicated by October 31, 2017. Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: V. Agarwal (Georgia State University), C. Cao (Penn State University), S. Darolles (Universite Paris-Dauphine and CREST), R. Garcia (Edhec Business School), C. Gourieroux (CREST and University of Toronto), T. Nefedova (Universite Paris-Dauphine), A. Patton (Duke University), R. Sadka (Boston College).
FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information about the Conference, visit our page: housefinance.dauphine.fr/fr/activites/annual-hedge- fund-research-conference.html
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*Conference Program Announcement Centre for Analytical Finance Summer Research Conference, 2017*
PROGRAM:
Day 0: Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:30 PM Reception for Conference Participants
Day 1: Friday, July 28, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Session 1: Macro-Finance Session Chair: To be decided
Brexit and the Contraction of Syndicated Lending Tobias Berg, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Anthony Saunders, New York University Larissa Schafer, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Sascha Steffen, University of Mannheim Discussant Anand Srinivasan, CAFRAL
Jobs Act Spillover Effects in the Syndicated Loan Market Matthew T. Billett, Indiana University Chiyoung Cheong, Indiana University Sudip Gupta, Fordham University Discussant N. K. Chidambaran, Fordham University
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Tea Break
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Session 2: Innovation Session Chair: To be decided
Does Trust Create a Culture of Innovation? Fei Xie, University of Delaware Bohui Zhang, University of New South Wales Wenrui Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong Discussant Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Indian School of Business
Financial Innovation and Real Innovation Jonathan Brogaard, University of Washington Lora Dimitrova, University of Exeter Sapnoti K. Eswar, University of Cincinnati Discussant Shashwat Alok, Indian School of Business
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Lunch Break and Networking
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Session 3: Startup Finance Session Chair: To be decided
Profit Sharing: A Contracting Solution to Harness the Wisdom of the Crowd Jiasun Li, George Mason University Discussant Buvaneshwaran Venugopal, University of Houston
How do Investors Accumulate Network Capital? Evidence from Angel Networks Buvaneshwaran Venugopal, University of Houston Vijay Yerramilli, University of Houston Discussant Ramana Sonti, Indian School of Business
Day 2: Saturday, July 29, 2017 8:45 AM – 10:45 AM Session 4: Empirical Asset Pricing Session Chair: To be decided
Margin Credit and Stock Return Predictability Prachi Deuskar, Indian School of Business Nitin Kumar, Indian School of Business Jeramia Allan Poland, Indian School of Business Discussant Ravi Anshuman, Indian Institute of Management
Losers Buy Beta Koustav De, University of Michigan Discussant Nitin Kumar, Indian School of Business
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Tea Break
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Session 5: Emerging Markets Session Chair: To be decided
Banking the Unbanked: What do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access Sumit Agarwal, George Town University Shashwat Alok, Indian School of Business Pulak Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management Soumya Ghosh, State Bank of India Tomasz Piskorski, Columbia University Amit Seru, Stanford University Discussant Shilpa Aggarwal, Indian School of Business
Firm Boundaries and Political Uncertainty: Evidence Using State Elections in India Arkodipta Sarkar, London Business School Discussant Prasanna Tantri, Indian School of Business
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Lunch Break and Networking
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Session 6: Banking and Household Finance Session Chair: To be decided
Systemic Bank Panics in Financial Networks Zhen Zhou, Tsinghua University Discussant Vaidya Nathan, Indian School of Business
Peer Financial Distress and Household Debt Ankit Kalda, Washington University Discussant Nirupama Kulkarni, CAFRAL
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Tea Break
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Keynote address by Professor Viral V. Acharya
7:00 PM Best Paper Award Presentation and Vote of Thanks
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*Call for Research Proposals – 2017 NSE – IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative*
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) are collaborating to promote academic research on Corporate Governance in India. This is the fourth year of this Initiative. The Initiative invites academics and scholars working in the areas of economics, finance, law and management disciplines to submit research proposals that are relevant for understanding, designing and implementing best-practice corporate governance policies. Proposals can be submitted under two categories, those specific to India (Group 1) and those relevant to emerging market economies in general (Group 2). Six projects in total will be selected by the Initiative and a token honorarium of USD 2000 will be paid per project.
TOPICS The topics of interest to the Initiative include but are not limited to: – Ownership and control structures, its evolution, minority shareholder rights, role of large shareholders and institutional investors – Governance issues in family firms/business groups including the role of internal markets, insider control, relational contracting and succession planning – Board size, CEO duality, role of independent directors, Board assessment and term limits – Gender and board diversity – Auditor and audit committee independence – Accounting and auditing standards, disclosure practices and earnings management – Related party transactions – Role of proxy advisors in governance – Governance of financial institutions and institutional investors – Governance by financial institutions and institutional investors – Corporate social responsibility and socially responsible investing – Executive compensation – Mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance – Corporate governance index – Laws, regulations and enforcement – Role of value, ethics, and trust in governance – Digitization and governance – Implications of the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code on governance
PROCEDURE FOR SUBMITTING RESEARCH PROPOSALS: Researchers can submit proposals in Group 1 or Group 2 or both. Each research proposal should consist of at most three single-spaced pages, and must mention the Group under which it is submitted, project title, CV of the principal investigator (PI) and the institution where the PI is affiliated; information on any co-PIs; a one-paragraph summary of the project; the project’s intended contribution relative to the literature; the data to be employed; research methodology; and preliminary results (if any). While research proposals that are in the early stages of conception/formulation are also encouraged by the Initiative, proposals that are at relatively advanced stages are more likely to be accepted, provided they are still revisable. However, the project must not have been sent for publication in any form (working paper or otherwise) and the authors of the selected projects must undertake to first publish their papers in the Working Paper Series of the NSE and IGIDR.
The deadline for submitting research proposal is August 31, 2017. Research proposals should be emailed in a single file in pdf format to: nse-igidr-cg@igidr.ac.in. Project approval decisions will be intimated by September 30, 2017. Fifty percent of the honorarium will be made available upon approval of the proposal and the remaining fifty percent will be made available if the following conditions are met:
The Principal investigator of the approved project must: – Submit a preliminary draft by March 31, 2018 for peer review. The Initiative will provide the author with a review report within a month of submission. – Submission of the first revised draft incorporating reviewer comments by May 31, 2018. Present (or have a co-author present) the revised draft at a research conference to be organized by the NSE-IGIDR in Mumbai, India in June, 2018 (dates to be confirmed). The NSE would cover the expenses relating to economy class airfare, accommodation and local transport arrangements for the presenter of the paper in the conference. – Submit a second draft incorporating reviewer comments and discussions at the Conference by July 31, 2018, on which a final set of comments will be provided by August 31, 2018. Submit by September 15, 2018, a final paper that gives due consideration to all comments and feedback for inclusion in the Working Paper series of the NSE and IGIDR.
SELECTION COMMITTEE: The committee to screen and approve the projects consists of: Marco Becht Universite libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Wenxuan Hou University of Edinburgh Business School, UK Jayant Kale Northeastern University, Boston, USA Jayati Sarkar Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India Subrata Sarkar Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India
ABOUT NSE: NSE is the largest exchange in India that has brought about a high degree of transparency, speed, efficiency and safety in the Indian securities market. As part of its mandate, NSE uses listing and disclosure standards and compliance monitoring to promote high standards of governance in its listed companies. Besides, it conducts workshops and seminars to discuss issues relating to corporate governance.
ABOUT IGIDR: IGIDR is an advanced research institute located in Mumbai and established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s central bank. Faculty and students at IGIDR contribute to quality research in the areas of money, finance, governance and other areas related to development. The Institute carries out projects funded by various international organizations like the World Bank, USAID, Asian Development Bank, and IMF. IGIDR is well known for its biennial India Development Report that surveys contemporary economic issues.
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*Call For Papers 2017 SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific*
China December 13-17, 2017, Fragrant Hill Hotel Beijing
Hosted by: PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University
sfs.org/financecavalcade/2017-sfs-finance-cavalcade-asia-pacific
The 2017 SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific, hosted by PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University, will be held at the Fragrant Hill Hotel from December 13-15, 2017.
Given the increasing success of the North American edition and the evident demand for conferences of this quality in accessible locations, the SFS is happy to announce its plans for an Asia-Pacific version of the Cavalcade. The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific is a joint project of the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies. It will be a high-quality conference covering all areas of finance. The format is 55 minutes per paper with several concurrent parallel sessions. Our goal is to provide a setting that produces the kind of in-depth participation of a smaller conference while accommodating the variety of papers of a larger one.
The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific is a 2.5-3.0 day conference covering all areas of finance. The format is 55 minutes per paper with eight parallel sessions. Our goal is to provide a setting that produces the kind of in-depth participation of a smaller conference while accommodating the variety of papers of a larger one.
HOW TO SUBMIT TO THE CAVALCADE: Submissions will be accepted beginning June 5 and ending July 20, 2017. The submission fee is $50. For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee will be waived. Please submit your paper at www.conftool.com/ cavalcade-asia-pacific-2017 during the submission period.
The submitted paper must not have been accepted (or conditionally accepted) at a journal nor have been presented (or be scheduled to be presented) at the WFA/AFA.
Please note: Authors of accepted papers must be able to attend their session regardless of which day the session is scheduled. If an author cannot make it to the scheduled time, the conference reserves the right to pull the paper.
DUAL SUBMISSION: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: Chair Bernard Yeung (National University of Singapore), Vice Chair Ron Masulis (UNSW Business School), Associate Chair Kalok Chan (CUHK Business School), Host School Faculty Sponsor Hong Zhang (Tsinghua University).
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*Call For Papers 3rd Conference on Banking Development, Stability and Sustainability*
November 3, 2017, Santiago, Chile
Chilean Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF) Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
The Chilean Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF), the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) and the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile cordially invite you to submit your research papers (in PDF files) for presentation consideration to the third edition of the “Banking Development, Stability, and Sustainability Conference”. The conference will take place on November 3, 2017 in Santiago, Chile. As with previous editions, this conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policymakers sharing interests in banking stability and sustainability. It also provides a forum for presenting new research as well as discussing current and challenging issues on financial stability and related topics.
TOPICS: The Conference provides an instance to discuss a wide range of topics in the area of banking stability, and sustainability; covering topics such as the impact of the implementation of the new Basel capital and liquidity frameworks, new banking resolution mechanisms, the use of stress testing in managing risks, the challenges of new technological development, cyber-security, banking supervision, financial inclusion, and environmentally-conscious banking.
CONFERENCES CHAIRS: Dr. Nancy Silva, Research Director, SBIF. Rudy Araujo, Secretary General of the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA). Dr. Claudia Martinez A., Instituto de Economia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Authors are invited to submit their full papers in PDF files, in English, no later than August 3, 2017, via the conference website: conference.sbif.cl . Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. No submission fee is required. General inquiries regarding the call for papers should be directed to research@sbif.cl
In addition, this year we are inviting students to submit their works for a poster section. Posters should follow the same submission procedure as papers.
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*Call For Papers Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives*
3-4 November 2017, Ningbo, China
The Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives will be held in Ningbo on November 3rd and 4th, 2017. The conference is being organized by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Beihang University and hosted by the Centre for Global Finance, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. This conference aims to bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners to discuss a wide variety of topics on global derivative markets and their implications for market participants.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Complete papers on derivative securities or markets should be sent to gfc@nottingham.edu.cn by August 15, 2017, with email title “paper for ICFOD2017”, or submit online www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/business/research/gfc/sixth-international- conference-on-futures-and-other-derivatives-conference/index.aspx
Please include contact email for the corresponding author in the paper. Feel free to address any enquiries to this email address as well. There are no submission fees for the conference.
PARTICIPATION: Announcement of accepted papers will be made on September 1, 2017. Registration information is available on the conference website: www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/business/research/gfc/sixth-international- conference-on-futures-and-other-derivatives-conference/index.aspx
POTENTIAL PUBLICATIONS: – Both the JOURNAL OF FUTURES MARKETS (JFM) and EMERGING MARKETS FINANCE and TRADE (EMFT) will each publish special issues devoted to selected English language papers presented at the conference. All papers accepted for the conference are eligible to be considered for publication in either the JFM or EMFT. However, if you wish your paper to be considered for publication in the JFM or EMFT, please indicate so in the email accompanying your paper submission. Papers will be reviewed for the JFM or EMFT upon receipt using their normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the conference is not a guarantee of publication by the JFM or EMFT. (Both JFM and EMFT are SSCI indexed journals.) – For Chinese language papers, three Chinese language Journals, the journal of Management Science, Studies of International Finance and International Finance will also selectively publish Chinese language papers presented at the conference. All papers accepted for the conference are eligible to be considered for publication in the three journals. However, if you wish your paper to be considered for publication, please indicate so in the email accompanying your paper submission. Papers will be reviewed for the three journals upon receipt using their normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the conference is not a guarantee of publication in the three journals.
All papers will go through the journal’s standard blind review process.
CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS: Professor Liyan HAN (Beihang University) Professor Yongmin ZHANG (University of Nottingham Ningbo China)
PROGRAM COMMITTEE: CHAIRS: Ke TANG, Tsinghua University Robert WEBB, University of Virginia
MEMBERS: Jun CAI, City University of Hong Kong Jaime CASASSUS, Universidad Catolica de Chile Guotai CHI, Dalian University of Technology Joseph FUNG, Hong Kong Baptist University Liyan HAN, Beihang University Renhai HUA, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics Jangkoo KANG, KAIST, Seoul, Korea Tong Suk KIM, KAIST, Seoul, Korea Jianping LI, Chinese Academy of Sciences Peng LIU, Cornell University Yiuman TSE, University of Missouri – Saint Louis Changyun WANG, Renmin University of China Chongfeng WU, Shanghai Jiaotong University Jian YANG, University of Colorado Huiyan ZHANG, Shanghai Futures Exchange Yongmin ZHANG, Nottingham University Ningbo China Zhenlong ZHENG, Xiamen University
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*Call For Papers Twelfth Annual Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Hedge Fund Strategies*
Thursday 7th December 2017, London, United Kingdom
The Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School and CEPR are inviting submission of papers to the Eleventh Annual Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Hedge Fund Strategies.
OBJECTIVES OF THE CONFERENCE: 1. to present state-of-the-art international research on major issues regarding hedge fund strategies in all asset classes and their impact on financial markets 2. to provide a forum for debate among researchers, senior market participants and policy makers. Relevant empirical, policy-oriented and theoretical research will be considered
TOPICS: Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: – Statistical significance and economic value of return and volatility predictability in asset returns (e.g. commodities, derivatives, equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, hedge funds, REITS, …) – How do hedge funds manage their risks? Hedge fund performance and risk measurement – Incorporating transactions costs and risk management into trading strategies – Compensation of hedge fund managers – what is the optimal compensation of a hedge fund manager? – Do hedge funds affect asset prices? – What are the policy implications of herding, bubbles, and systematic risk?
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Andrea L. Eisfeldt, Laurence and Lori Fink Endowed Chair in Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management – www.anderson.ucla.edu/x33175.xml will give the keynote speech at the conference.
PREVIOUS CONFERENCES: This is the twelfth Imperial College Business School Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Hedge Fund Strategies. Previous conferences were considered a major success by the audience and the conference programmes can be found at: wwwf.imperial.ac.uk/ business-school/research/brevan-howard-centre-for-financial-analysis/risk- management-lab/past-events
SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The programme committee is looking forward to your submissions. Please send your submissions to risklab@imperial.ac.uk <++risklab@imperial.ac.uk>. The deadline for submissions is 5pm London time, 1st September 2017.
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*University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business Continuing Appointment in Risk Management and Insurance*
The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a continuing appointment in Risk Management and Insurance at the level of Assistant Professor, Tenure-track or Associate Professor with Tenure. Applications are encouraged in any of the fields related to risk management and insurance such as (or including) enterprise risk management, financial risk, credit risk, commodity risk, financial services, financial planning, pensions, employee benefits and actuarial science. The appointment will commence July 1, 2018, or at a mutually agreeable date.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have: – A completed doctorate degree in risk management/insurance, finance, economics, actuarial science, or other closely related field; – A strong record of research commensurate with the professorial rank desired that includes at least one publication in a top peer-reviewed, relevant academic journal. – A demonstrated capability in graduate- and undergraduate-level teaching and willingness to undertake graduate student supervision; – A demonstrated willingness to provide service to the university and to interact with the business community in risk management, insurance and/or personal finance.
Key requirements of the position include: – research and knowledge dissemination; – teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels; – securing research funding; – working with colleagues on interdisciplinary research initiatives, programme development and implementation; and, – engagement with local, national and international professional and other communities.
Research support is offered to all new hires.
Applicants at the assistant professor rank will demonstrate the desire and potential to be a teacher in a professional faculty and provide evidence of past and/or potential excellence in scholarship.
Applicants at the associate professor rank must have a minimum of 3 years experience in an academic position focused in an area related to risk management and insurance; provide evidence of past teaching effectiveness in a professional faculty; provide evidence that the individual is a sound scholar and is likely to continue making meaningful, high-impact research contributions in top peer-reviewed, business related academic journals.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create and communicate knowledge of critical significance, while contributing to the development of our students as leaders of moral character with professional ability equal to the best in their field. With 3,500 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals are asked to submit their curriculum vitae and three letters of reference. Electronic submission and communication is preferred. Application materials should be sent to rmin.recruiting@haskayne.ucalgary.ca
When only hard copies of some documents are available, they should be sent to:
Barbara Merlihan, Administrative Assistant Risk Management and Insurance Selection Committee Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2017, however the position will remain open until filled. Please note that recruitment committee representatives with be at the 2017 American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA) Annual Meeting in Toronto, August 6-9 to meet with interested candidates.
For more information and to apply online, visit the following university career page: careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/6915344-assistant-or- associate-professor-risk-management-and-insurance- haskayne-school-of-business?tm_job=13071-1A&tm_event=view& tm_company=1828&bid=2792
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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*Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business Faculty Position in Finance (Appendix D)*
SMU’s Cox School of Business invites applications for an Assistant Professor or higher rank position in Finance.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should exhibit promise for high quality research and teaching as well as a Ph.D. in Finance, or a related field. The Finance Department offers courses in the School’s BBA, MBA, MS and EMBA programs. The position will begin Fall 2018.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Cox School is a nationally ranked business school located in Dallas, Texas, the premier business center in the US Southwest. The Finance Department has a well-respected research faculty and excellent relations with the corporate and business community, providing a unique and exciting environment for high-quality research. The School offers a collegial working environment, generous faculty support and outstanding facilities. The DFW Metroplex has a relatively low cost of living as well as myriad cultural and recreational activities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, examples of written work, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017 although the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The Finance faculty will be conducting initial interviews at the 2018 American Finance Association Annual Meeting, January 5-7, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.
Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1 Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601 <(214)%20768-3601>, accessequity@smu.edu. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.
Hiring is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check.
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*Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business Endowed Faculty Position #52062 in Finance (Appendix D)*
SMU’s Cox School of Business invites applications for an Endowed Chair in Finance position.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field, a strong publications record in the top finance and economics journals and a national reputation for high quality research, and be able to demonstrate a record of high quality teaching. The Finance Department offers courses in the School’s BBA, MBA, MS and EMBA programs. The position will begin Fall 2018.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Cox School is a nationally ranked business school located in Dallas, Texas, the premier business center in the US Southwest. The Finance Department has a well-respected research faculty and excellent relations with the corporate and business community, providing a unique and exciting environment for high-quality research. The School offers a collegial working environment, generous faculty support and outstanding facilities. The DFW Metroplex has a relatively low cost of living as well as myriad cultural and recreational activities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, examples of written work, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017 although the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.
Applications must be submitted electronically Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/42972
Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1 Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601 <(214)%20768-3601>, accessequity@smu.edu. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.
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*Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Director of Entrepreneurial Knowledge Creation and Research – REVISED*
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites applications for the position of Director of Entrepreneurial Knowledge Creation and Research.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Vice President of Entrepreneurship, the Director of Entrepreneurial Knowledge Creation and Research will lead the design and implementation of the Foundation’s research strategy. The Director partners with the Vice President of Entrepreneurship to position the Foundation as the country’s central resource and authority on entrepreneurship research.
The Director is a strategic and visionary leader; anticipating trends, and identifying patterns in data and evidence to shape the Foundation’s entrepreneurship strategy. This person is also charged with identifying knowledge gaps that must be closed in order to advance entrepreneurship. It’s important that the Director places special emphasis on actionable and practical research – research that can inform the Foundation’s programmatic strategy in entrepreneurship.
APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: For a complete description of the position, and instructions on how to apply, please go to: www.kauffman.org/who-we-are/careers-at-the- kauffman-foundation/director-of-entrepreneurial-knowledge- creation-and-research
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