Assistant/Associate Professor - Financial Technology

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Financial Technology

The finance department in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Finance with primary emphasis on financial technology at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in mid-August 2022.

This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of big data and business analytics. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of big data and business analytics. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments across the University.

The successful candidate is expected to undertake research in the area of financial technology (FinTech), including broad topics such as machine learning and artificial intelligence applied to finance, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, blockchain, robo-advising, and regulation of FinTech, among others. This position is part of a cluster hire at Syracuse University; as such, candidates should have strong knowledge in quantitative techniques, good empirical research skills, and a deep interest in technology in general. We expect the successful candidate to work well with other functional areas both at Whitman and on campus.

Application Instructions: The first round interviews will be virtual. For a detailed position description and online application instructions, go to For full consideration, in addition to completing an online application, please attach a cover letter, CV, job market paper and names of three professional references. Only completed applications will be considered. Application review will begin September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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