Full-time clinical professor / professor of practice of finance

NYU Shanghai
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

NYU Shanghai invites applications for a full-time clinical professor / professor of practice of finance to teach in its Master of Science program in Quantitative Finance (MSQF), jointly offered with the NYU Stern School of Business.

The appointment entails a teaching load of 2 courses per academic year at NYU Shanghai in addition to supervisory responsibilities for the MSQF capstone project program.

The ability to teach courses in Chinese financial markets (i.e., stock markets, bond markets, mutual fund and hedge fund industry, derivative markets, banking, etc.) is preferred.

The MSQF capstone project program is an experiential learning requirement that MSQF students must complete for graduation. In small groups, students are assigned to projects where they solve actual finance-related problems for real corporate clients applying skills learned in their coursework – for example, building a forecasting model, analyzing risk, recommending a capital structure, etc. Each project lasts around 6 months. The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing projects from companies and guiding students in their work.

For more information about the MSQF program, visit https://stern.shanghai.nyu.edu/en/program/ms-quantitative-finance.

This position will be on a contract basis between 1 and 3 years, with the possibility of renewal. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is one of three degree-granting campuses within New York University’s global network. It is also the first higher-education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. A research university that attracts students from around the world, NYU Shanghai recruits faculty of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of innovative research and transformative teaching. Its business faculty features distinguished scholars with vast international academic and industry experience and it is also home to the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai and the Center for Business Education and Research.

About NYU Stern

The NYU Stern School of Business is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious management education schools and research centers. Stern’s Department of Finance is widely recognized as one of the premier finance departments globally with more than 40 full-time faculty conducting advanced research in every major aspect of the field. Its graduate program in finance was recently ranked #3 in the United States. 


Candidates must have a graduate or professional degree (MBA, PhD, or similar) as well as prior teaching or equivalent professional experience and an enthusiastic commitment to graduate business education. Candidates with deep experience relating to China are preferred.

Application Instructions

Candidates will submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and list of references. If desired, candidates may also submit a statement of research and illustrative publications / writing samples.

Questions or inquiries about the position may be directed to msqf@nyu.edu.

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