Assistant Professor - Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to two full-time tenure stream appointments in Finance. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related area with a Finance focus by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and deepen our existing strengths. We seek individuals with demonstrated excellence in research and excellence in teaching.

For these positions, excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the job-market paper and additional research papers or publications submitted with the application, a research statement, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. The successful candidates for these positions are expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to publish articles in internationally recognized top-tier academic journals in the field of Finance. We seek individuals who have been published in or have works in progress meeting the standards of the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies and journals of similar caliber and international standing. Further evidence of research excellence is provided by indication of participation in top conferences, and presenting research at other highly ranked schools.

Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, including a strong demonstrated ability to integrate both theory and practice; evidence of effective communication and presentation skills; a willingness to undertake graduate supervision; skillful use of engaging activities that will stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of faculty and students; and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area. This will be demonstrated by the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements from referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters. Select applicants will be invited to present their research to the Rotman School faculty and students as part of the interview process.

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the Organization

U of T is Canada's largest university and has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. The Rotman School operates an undergraduate commerce program, a full-time, part-time and executive MBA program, Master of Financial Risk Management program, a Master of Finance program, a Master of Management Analytics program, and a Ph.D. program. Rotman is situated in the heart of Toronto, Canada's corporate and financial center, and the world’s most diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit: www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Connect/AboutRotman/OurValues.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; job market paper, working papers, or publications (no more than three papers in all), and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Letters should be addressed to, Professor David Goldreich, Search Committee Chair.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact: finance.recruiting@rotman.utoronto.ca.

Candidates who are interested in the other job openings at the University of Toronto, (including the similar position as Assistant Professor - Finance at the University of Toronto Mississauga) MUST also directly apply for those positions as well.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by 11:59PM ET November 8, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

For Additional Questions

finance.recruiting@rotman.utoronto.ca

Job ID

ID: J9525