Academic Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Ma | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Academic Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Ma

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Darden School at the University of Virginia invites nominations and applications for appointment to Academic Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management (CAM). The CAM Academic Director will be a chaired position that has tenured status at the full-professor level at the Darden School with a starting date of August 2015. The Academic Director will shape the long-term vision for the Center, including the breadth of activities and products offered by CAM that will contribute to the national and global conversation on asset management.

The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in Finance or related discipline and will have established international recognition as a leading researcher and scholar in the area of investments/asset management. As a senior chaired professor, the CAM Academic Director is expected to grow the Center and raise its visibility through the Center's research and thought leadership. The Academic Director should have the ability to represent the Darden School and CAM to students, alumni, the academic community, and the general public in local, national, and foreign venues through continuation of the individual's own research agenda, speeches, conference presentations, and broadcast- and print-media interviews; writing op-ed articles; and writing for the Center's own publications.

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, Ph. D. and Executive Education programs. With 13, 000 alumni, the unique Darden experience combines the case study method, the highest-ranked faculty whose research advances global managerial practice and business education, and a tight-knit learning environment to develop principled and complete leaders who are ready to make an impact. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the University of Virginia was conceived and designed by U. S. President Thomas Jefferson and is recognized as one of the nation's elite public universities.

The Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management (http://www. darden. virginia. edu/web/Center-for-Asset-Manag ement/) is Darden's newest Center of Excellence and has a mission of serving as a hub of thought leadership and professional development for faculty, students, alumni and business practitioners in the field of asset management. Specifically the center will (1) foster the development and global dissemination of innovative research on asset management that bridges theory and practice, and (2) engage students and practicing managers in activities and events that promote and advance the asset management profession. CAM was launched in 2013 after reaching the Phase I funding goal of $12 million. Upon completion of Phase II, the center will have a total endowment of $20 million. The center sponsors an annual conference (University of Virginia Investing Conference) and roundtable events for practicing managers. In addition CAM has sponsored academic conferences (e. g. , 2012 SFS Finance Cavalcade and 2014 Darden International Finance Conference) and sponsors the student run $7 million investment fund (Darden Capital Management).

To apply go to https://jobs. virginia. edu, search posting 0614595, complete a candidate profile and attach a cover letter and CV.

Under separate cover, please send a curriculum vitae to: CAM@darden. virginia. edu.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31400 DA-Deans Office

*Rank:* Professor

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter

*Department:* Darden Graduate School of Business

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2015

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=73820

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