Assistant Professor of Finance

Job description

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Title Assistant Professor of Finance Discipline Proposed Rank Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Finance Division at Babson College is seeking applicants for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting the 2019/2020 academic year.

We seek faculty who are committed to scholarly and teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness. Candidates must have completed (or will complete by September 1, 2019 at the latest) a doctorate or equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally recognized program in Finance or Economics. Evidence of strong previous teaching experience, and industry experience are desirable but not required. Qualified candidates should be community builders who will teach enthusiastically and engage with a vibrant group of collegial teachers and scholars. The candidate will be expected to be an active member of the finance division, College, and broader academic community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates need to apply online:

Application materials should include: 1) letter of application, 2) vita that includes teaching, research, and work experience, 3) research papers and publications, 4) evidence of teaching ability including a brief statement about your teaching history and philosophy. Your references will receive a link to upload a confidential letter of recommendation.

We will be interviewing candidates at the 2018 Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting in San Diego and the 2019 American Finance Association (AFA) meeting in Atlanta.

For more information contact Prof. Jerome Taillard, Recruiting Committee Chair, by email at [email protected]

ABOUT THE FINANCE DIVISION: The finance division has 18 full-time faculty members actively engaged in research and teaching, who maintain strong ties to both the academic and practitioner communities, especially in the downtown Boston financial district. Tenured faculty include: Jennifer Bethel, Richard Bliss, Ryan Davies, John Edmunds, Steven Feinstein, Michael Goldstein, Jia Hao, Kathleen Hevert, Laurie Krigman, Mark Potter, Erik Sirri and Jerome Taillard. The finance division is affiliated with The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, which sponsors educational and thought leadership in finance and the regular Finance Division Research Seminar Series. The Center operates an investments lab and helps fund teaching and research resources, such as WRDS, TAQ, CRSP, Bloomberg, Factset, Eventus, Capital IQ, Rotman Interactive Trader, and Morningstar Direct.

Additional Information

ABOUT BABSON: Babson College is a highly selective business college located 14 miles west of Boston with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students, representing more than 80 countries. The College also offers high-quality MBA, MS, and executive education programs to more than 900 graduate students and industry professionals. Babson seeks to expand its successful MS in Finance program. It also offers courses in downtown Boston, San Francisco, Miami, and Dubai. The College is ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report and rated in the top 35 undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg BusinessWeek has regularly ranked Babson College in the top 20 in finance among U.S. undergraduate business schools.
Babson College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. CV / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Publication Sample
  5. Teaching Ratings
  6. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Research Papers 3
  2. Research Papers 1
  3. Research Papers 2




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 12/18/2018
Application Due: 6/18/2019
Work Type: