Assistant Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification


The Finance Division at Babson College is seeking applicants for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting the 2022/2023 academic year.

The finance faculty has 14 full-time 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. 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.JOB QUALIFICATIONS

We seek faculty who are committed to scholarly and teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness. Candidates must have a doctorate or equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally recognized Finance or Economics program. Qualified candidates should be passionate and innovative educators with vibrant research streams interesting to both academics and practitioners. The candidate will be expected to be community builders who will teach enthusiastically and engage in an active community of teachers, scholars, and learners. While the position is open to both entry-level and seasoned assistant candidates, candidates with at least 2-3 years of teaching and research experience as a faculty member at an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution after graduation are preferred.

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 effectiveness including a brief statement about teaching history and philosophy, and 5) three letters of recommendation.

Interested applicants should apply online by creating an account at: (TBD)

We will be interviewing candidates at the 2021 Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting in October in Denver and the 2022 American Finance Association (AFA) meeting in January in Boston.

The recruiting committee: Jia Hao (chair), Michael Goldstein, Kathleen Hevert, Erik Sirri, Jerome Taillard, and Linghang Zeng.

For more information, contact Jia Hao, Recruiting Committee Chair, by email at or by phone at 781-239-5223.

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Application Procedure

Application deadline: 25 Feb 2022

About the Organization

Babson College, located fourteen miles west of Boston, is an independent school of management that takes a unique approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. For the past 28 consecutive years, we have been ranked #1 in entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report.

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Job ID

ID: J9252