Assistant Professor - Finance/Financial Economics

Mississauga, Ontario (CA)
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Sep 24, 2018
Nov 23, 2018

Job Field: Tenure-Stream
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Management
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting #: 1803548
Closing Date: November 26, 2018, open until filled

The Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Finance/Financial Economics.  The position start date is July 1, 2019.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in the area of Finance or Financial Economics or a closely related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter.  Demonstrated mastery in theory, empirical or experimental research methods is required, as well as evidence of excellence in research and teaching.  We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths:  The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative, independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program.  Evidence of excellence in research is demonstrated through the quality of the job market paper, top-quality working papers, publications in top-ranked finance journals or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.  Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through teaching accomplishments (e.g. awards, recognition, new course and curriculum development), strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi and other teaching materials submitted as part of the application.    

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member of the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and cross-appointed to the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.

The successful candidate will be part of a strong culture of graduate and undergraduate management education, research, and doctoral training through some of the following programs: PhD; Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech); Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc); Master of Management of Innovation (MMI); Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA); Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM); B.Com., BBA and HBA (Management).

For more information on the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, please visit:

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.  Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, up to three sample publications, a research statement outlining current and future research interests/accomplishments, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy and evaluations (as well as sample syllabi, description of teaching strategies and innovations, links to video lectures, etc., if applicable), and three recent letters of recommendation that comment on the applicant’s research and teaching abilities.  The reference letters should be addressed to Professor Mihkel Tombak, Chair of the Department of Management, and sent directly by the referee to  Please ensure the candidate’s name and “Finance Assistant Professor Search” are included in the subject line and that letters are dated, on letterhead, and signed.

Detailed submission guidelines can be found at:  We recommend combining attached documents into one or two PDF files.

Review of applications will begin after November 26, 2018, however the position will remain open until filled.  Applicants who wish to receive full consideration during the first round of review must submit all application materials (including letters of reference) by the above mentioned date. 

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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.