Assistant Professor - Finance

Toronto, Ontario
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Sep 04, 2018
Nov 26, 2018
Contract Type

Position Title:  Assistant Professor - Finance

The Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Finance. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a Ph.D. in Economics with a Finance focus by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and the demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded research program. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and be willing to participate in the development and delivery of graduate programs at UTSC. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent and innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishment including publications in leading academic journals, or will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated in a research pipeline that is at high international levels, quality of the job market paper and other publications or working papers submitted with the application, presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills, which can be demonstrated during the interview and lecture presented to faculty and students, if shortlisted.

The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Management at the University of Toronto, will be cross-appointed to the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management and will be expected to participate in the Graduate Department of Management’s graduate programs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. Specific to research, we are first in Canada and fourth world wide in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities published by National Taiwan University. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty from top universities around the world. The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution that has a multicultural student body and a modern campus. The Department of Management is housed in a state-of-the art building that boasts exceptional lecture halls, a finance trading lab, case rooms and research labs. The Department of Management is highly research oriented and seeks to attract the best candidates. Additional information on the Department can be found at and the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a letter of application with a current curriculum vitae, job market paper, up to three publications or working papers, and a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching experience). All application material must be submitted online.

Three letters of reference should be submitted electronically by your referee (on letterhead, dated, signed) directly to: immediately after the online application is initiated. Receipt of all three letters by the closing date will be necessary to consider an application.

Submission guidelines can be found at

Applications must be received by November 26, 2018 and must be submitted online. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about the application process please contact
Joy Forbes at For support on the online platform, please contact

If you have questions about the position itself, please contact Professor Jason Wei at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.