Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Position in the Department of Finance

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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We seek scholars at the tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level to contribute to the environment of collaborative multi-disciplinary research at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in finance or related field by September 1, 2022. Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor level should be well-trained research-active scholars with a strong publication record in top-tier finance journals. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have the potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching including the ability to conduct high-quality research and publish in top-tier finance journals. Researchers in all areas of finance are encouraged to apply for positions that start July 2022 or later.

Temple University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with approximately 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from Philadelphia, the country, and the world who share a common drive to learn and make a real impact. For additional information about Temple University, please visit

The Fox School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. With more than 7,200 students and more than 190 full-time faculty members, it is one of the largest and most comprehensive business schools in the nation, offering Bachelors, MBA, Specialized Masters, Executive MBA, Executive DBA, and Ph.D. degrees with programs on campuses in the Philadelphia region and worldwide. For additional information about the Fox School of Business, please visit .

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Priority will be given to candidates who apply before December 15, 2021. Include a cover letter addressed to Professor Yan Li (Finance Recruiting Committee Chair), curriculum vitae, job market paper, brief statement of research interests, evidence of effective teaching (if available), and contacts of three references.

Submit materials electronically to [email protected] as a zipped file with a name that starts with the applicant’s last name. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly from recommenders to the above email address with “Reference for [Candidate’s Name]” in the subject line.


Temple University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to student, faculty and staff diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information is available from the university, college, and department websites at

Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: . You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University’s vaccination or exception requirement by October 15, 2021, will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided. For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page at


One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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