Assistant Professor in Finance

Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Competitive Salary
Sep 27, 2017
Oct 27, 2017

The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Finance, starting August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or DBA in Finance or related field from an AACSB accredited university. Experienced assistants as well as ABDs with anticipated completion by the time of appointment will be considered. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative, impactful research. Owen offers a competitive teaching load.

The Owen Graduate School of Management is engaged in graduate and undergraduate management education. It has an enrollment of over 550 full-time students in its full-time MBA, Health Care MBA, Executive MBA (EMBA), Americas MBA for executives (AMBA), Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Masters of Accountancy (MAcc), MAcc Valuation, Master of Marketing (MMark), and Masters of Management in Health Care (MMHC) programs. In addition, Owen faculty members teach Vanderbilt University's undergraduate business minor courses. The school’s full-time faculty members are actively engaged in research. Owen enrolls students from all parts of the U.S. and 35 countries. Vanderbilt University is an internationally recognized research university with a 333-acre campus located 1.5 miles from downtown Nashville. Home to more than 1.5 million people, the Nashville metropolitan area has over a dozen colleges and universities and features many cultural and recreational amenities including a symphony orchestra, professional sports, an extensive park system, and live music offerings across a broad variety of genres. Major industries include healthcare, publishing, insurance and finance, education, and entertainment. The city has been named one of the best U.S. cities for work and family by numerous national publications.

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We seek to attract an active, culturally and intellectually diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The University has a student body of over 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, including 25.3 percent minority students and 1,169 international students from 84 countries. Likewise, the Owen School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. The faculty have identified seven mission priorities for the School, which include diversity. More information about Vanderbilt’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives is available at We aspire to become a leader among our peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of minorities and women.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference, sample publications and/or working papers, and teaching evaluations, if applicable, by November 21st. In-person interviews of applicants will be conducted at the American Finance Association meetings in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton.

All applications should be submitted to:

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.