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Assistant Professor- Finance

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2023

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The Questrom School of Business at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance. The Finance Department seeks to add to its vibrant community of talented scholars who work in areas at the cutting edge of today’s research in asset pricing, corporate finance, governance and strategy, and risk management. Pending Provost budgetary approval, the anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024.


We seek to add to our community of talented finance scholars who work in areas at the cutting edge of today’s research in asset pricing and corporate finance and risk management.  We would like to hire an outstanding scholar with an expertise on empirical methods in finance, applied to some corporate finance or asset pricing important questions. Our department has a very strong group of theory scholars and we would like to complement it with a promising empiricist who will provide synergies and will possibly be able to work with some of our existing faculty.


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.


Applicants must possess, or be near completion of, a PhD in Finance or a related field by the start of employment. Candidates should also possess demonstrated teaching abilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.




Applications should submit a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, three reference letters, and up to three recent publications or working papers in electronic (PDF) format to  Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2023 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, 2024 start.




Professor Dirk Hackbarth

Finance Recruiting

Boston University Questrom School of Business

Rafik B. Hariri Building

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA  02215



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We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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