Mackenzie Investments Chair in Evidence-Based Investment Management

Hamilton (City), Ontario (CA)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Dec 12, 2017
Feb 10, 2018
Job 6016

The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for a position in the Finance and Business Economics Area to be filled at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure. The position will commence on July 01, 2018. The successful candidate will hold the Mackenzie Investments Chair in Evidence-Based Investment Management and will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through publications in high-quality journals in financial economics, participation in prominent national and international academic conferences, and research guidance in his/her area/s of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the School’s academic programs at both its Hamilton and Burlington locations, to participate in executive education programs, and support the School’s initiatives within the business community. The appointment to the chairship will be for an initial five-year period, with the possibility of renewal for additional terms. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Finance and Business Economics Area is committed to excellence in both research and teaching, and is one of eight Areas comprising the DeGroote School of Business. The School offers a number of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Finance and Business Economics Area participates in these programs in a number of ways, including MBA specializations in Finance and Strategic Business Valuation, Master of Finance, and a Ph.D. field in Finance. Further information about the School can be found at

The search begins immediately and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three references.

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website (, (Faculty Postings, Job 6016), directing your application documents to: 

Prof. Narat Charupat, Chair, Finance and Business Economics Area, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada LMS 4M4.  Email:; phone: (905) 525-9140, ext 23987; fax (905) 521-8995.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship.  However, all applications must include one of the following statements: 

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada 

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.