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Assistant Professor - Finance/Financial Economics

Employer
University of Toronto Mississauga
Location
Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
Salary
Salaries are competitive and are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Nov 8, 2021

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The Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Finance/Financial Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

At the University of Toronto, job applications are specific to each position and division. To be considered for this position at UTM, you must apply via the link below.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Finance/Financial Economics by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants from all areas of finance/financial economics are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated mastery of techniques in theory, empirical, or experimental research methods is required, as well as evidence of excellence in teaching and research. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. 

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member at the University of Toronto Mississauga and cross-appointed to the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management. They will be part of a strong culture of research, doctoral training, graduate and undergraduate management education with the following programs: PhD; B.Com., BBA and HBA (Management). For more information about the position and the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, please visit this link.

Salaries are competitive and are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and must show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact the Chair of the Department of Management at chair.utmm@utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; and a teaching dossier that includes a strong teaching statement, course materials and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. 

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Questions about this position may be addressed to chair.utmm@utoronto.ca

All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be received by November 8, 2021. 

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

Diversity Statement
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, LGBTQ2S+ 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 http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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