New Jersey, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position in Finance at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with an expected start date of August 2021. Applications from all fields in finance are invited including - but not limited to - asset pricing, behavioral finance, corporate finance, financial economics, international finance, and market microstructure. Candidates should have, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics with a specialization in financial economics. This position is part of the School’s strategic plan of hiring three to five faculty members annually over the next few years. The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The successful candidate must provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research. At the seasoned Assistant or Associate level, we seek scholars with an established research record of publications in the Financial Times Top 50 journals or top-tier field journal in the discipline. At the Assistant level, we seek recent graduates who can demonstrate the ability to attain a superior research record by publishing in top-tier journals. Evidence of effective teaching is required, if available. She/he will teach finance courses at the Bachelor and/or the Master level. The degree must be completed before August 2021. Any experience in industry and/or government is a plus.


Finance faculty at the school are active in research in the areas of behavioral finance, corporate finance, corporate governance, contract theory, energy finance, financial econometrics, macro asset pricing, and entrepreneurial finance. Candidates are expected to complement and enhance the research activities of the school with their own scholarly activities. The university offers a competitive teaching load and excellent support for faculty research.  


Stevens’ offers Finance degrees at the graduate, the undergraduate and the Ph.D. level and in three subbranches: Finance, Financial Engineering, and Financial Analytics.  Our flagship undergraduate program called the bachelor's program in Quantitative Finance emphasizes business, math, finance and computer science, preparing students to understand and seize new opportunities across industry categories. Since its inception, 100 percent of the program’s graduates have secured high-paying jobs on Wall Street and beyond. The master’s degree in Finance/Financial Engineering/Financial Analytics at Stevens teaches students to apply new tools in solving problems, anticipating trends and creating value through technology. It provides a comprehensive foundation in financial and economic topics, as well as an understanding of common financial tools and technologies, and how to use them to exploit business opportunities. Successful candidates are expected to participate in curricular development, student advisement and the program’s robust series of public events besides the primary role of pursuing a strong research agenda.


Stevens Institute of Technology is a private institution located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Hoboken is a vibrant, walkable community in close proximity of Manhattan and has been ranked among the 12 best college towns in the country by Princeton Review. Stevens Institute of Technology works closely with local and global industries as well as government organizations on various research projects.


The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology is ranked among the top business schools in the nation, owing to the incredible career outcomes and high ROI enjoyed by students; the close relationships faculty cultivate with industry; and the university’s leadership in data, analytics and technology, and their roles in tomorrow’s workplaces. The School of Business has a special focus on information systems, analytics, and finance, and encourages interdisciplinary research. The school is AACSB accredited and offers two PhDs in Business Administration and Data Science, two MBAs, nine Masters degrees, and undergraduate degrees in Business as well as Quantitative Finance. For more information, visit https://www.steven.edu/business.


Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Stevens Institute of Technology appreciates all applications but can only respond to qualified candidates.


The School of Business at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.  We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.


How to Apply: This position is contingent on final budget approval. Candidates should express their interest in being considered by emailing a cover letter and CV to Soraina Baez at sbaez@stevens.edu.


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