Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance - Risk Management

Boston University Questrom School of Business
Massachusetts, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2021.

We seek to add to our community of talented scholars who work in areas at the cutting edge of today’s research in asset pricing and corporate finance. We are particularly interested on candidates with scholarly interests in financial risk management with application to either asset pricing, corporate finance, or especially, personal finance. We will consider candidates whose work is theoretical and/or empirical, but with strong economics foundations.

The Finance department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor. Boston University is an institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American University to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness.

Prospective candidates must demonstrate the ability to produce original and innovative scholarly work of the highest quality and impact in top Finance and Economics journals. The candidate should be able to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. degree in Finance/Economics or other closely related area is required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a job market paper, and up to two recent publications or working papers in PDF format at the following link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17524

Applications will be accepted until December 11, 2020 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply early. Campus interviews will commence in January for a July 1, 2021 start.

For additional questions about the application process, please contact:

Professor Jerome Detemple

Department of Finance

Boston University Questrom School of Business

Rafik B. Hariri Building

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

e-mail: detemple@bu.edu

Please visit our websites for more information about the Department (https://www.bu.edu/questrom/faculty-research/academic-departments/finance/) and School (http://questrom.bu.edu).


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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