Accounting Faculty Position Open to Economists

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nov 18, 2019
Dec 18, 2019

Tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Accounting, commencing September 2020.

Job Description and Qualifications

Applicants should have completed (or nearly completed) a Ph.D. in accounting, economics, financial economics, or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates who do theory-based empirical and experimental research or applied theory with empirical implications in fields relevant to accounting such as information economics, banking, industrial organization and organizational economics. Candidates should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.  Teaching assignments may span undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. Programs.

The Accounting group at Tepper is interdisciplinary and collaborative, including faculty members with backgrounds in accounting, economics, and finance. Our strengths lie in applied accounting theory, corporate finance, empirical IO, financial intermediation, managerial economics, and market micro-structure. Methodologically we place a strong emphasis on combining theory with empirical methods such as causal identification, structural estimation, textual analysis, machine learning, and randomized controlled trials. 

We are at the frontier of accounting research aiming to address changing business needs due to rapid advancements in technology and the ubiquity of data by leveraging novel research approaches. The Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon University are ideally positioned to promote this innovation because of campus-wide collaborative strengths at the intersection of business, technology and analytics.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions.  Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.  Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application cover letter, a current CV, a current research paper, a research statement, and other evidence of research such as publications or working papers, if available, and three recommendation letters via Interfolio ( If you have any questions about the application, please contact Ms. Carol Salerno at or 412-268-3768. 

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1st, 2019.

Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.