Assistant Professor in Finance

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University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston, Massachusetts
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Oct 07, 2020
Nov 06, 2020

Assistant Professor in Finance
University of Massachusetts Boston

The Department of Accounting and Finance at University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance, beginning September 1, 2021. Candidates in all areas of interest but especially in the fields of financial technology (machine learning, textual analysis and blockchains for example) and financial econometrics are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to teach and supervise PhD students in our finance PhD program. Prior experience in teaching PhD students and involvement in financial technology related initiatives would be valuable. A PhD in Finance or other related disciplines is required, but ABDs who will complete the doctorate by no later than 8/31/21 will be considered.  

The Department is part of the AACSB-accredited College of Management (CM). CM offers two bachelor’s degrees, five master’s degrees, and a PhD in Business Administration which consist of a Finance track and an Organizations and Social Change (OSC) track. Total enrollment in the College has grown rapidly to about 2600 students. Among other Business Centers, the College has established a Financial Services Forum which is a source of current information and commentary on the health and critical issues facing the financial services industry in Boston and nationally. The College of Management is increasingly interested in the complex roles business plays in an increasingly transnational society.

UMass Boston is a Carnegie-classified research-high university with outstanding research programs in a number of fields. Located on Boston harbor in one of the most intellectually rich and innovative cities in the United States, it is recognized nationally as a model of excellence for urban universities. Located on the Boston Harbor in one of the most intellectually rich cities in the United States, the university is recognized nationally as a model of excellence for urban universities. Numerous opportunities for research and collaboration exist with faculty, businesses, institutes and research centers in the university system and in the greater Boston area.  The region is a global hub of innovation and expertise in a number of sectors, including financial and accounting services.

Application instructions:

  • Interested applicants should send all materials electronically.
  • Please include cover letter or a statement of interest, current curriculum vitae (CV), sample of research publications, contact information for three online reference letters, and teaching evaluations if available.
  • Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled.

All official salary offers must be approved by Human Resources.

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