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Assistant Professor of Finance

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Atlanta, Georgia
Not Specified
Closing date
Nov 7, 2022
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The Finance Area in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking tenure-track faculty candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor of Finance, starting in fall 2023. The primary duties will be to conduct research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and provide service to the College, the Institute, and the finance profession.

Junior faculty candidates for Assistant or advanced Assistant Professor should possess demonstrated potential for excellent scholarly research. Candidates should be sufficiently advanced in their doctoral work and will need to complete their Ph.D. in Finance or an associated area by July 01, 2023, which are the minimum requirements for the position. Salary and a teaching load of three courses per year are competitive with leading research universities.

The Finance Area consists of nine tenure-track faculty members and includes one endowed chair. Faculty members have diverse backgrounds and pursue a variety of research interests, including asset pricing, corporate finance, banking, household finance, labor finance, FinTech, and machine learning. They publish in the premier outlets of finance and adjacent fields, and their research has received numerous scholarly awards. Additional information about our faculty can be found at Through the Financial Service Innovation Lab (, the finance area collaborates with many companies and has access to many proprietary datasets.

The Scheller College of Business’ Full-time MBA Program is ranked #9 among public universities by Bloomberg BusinessWeek (2021) and U.S. News & World Report (2023). Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. Atlanta is the 9th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and serves as a cultural and economic hub for the region.

To apply, please visit and submit the following:

  1. A cover letter. Vita including education, research interests/publications, work experience and other relevant information. One or more sample research papers.
  2. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith_John – Letter of Recommendation.pdf”). Please make sure your name also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.  Your letter writers should submit the confidential letters of recommendation to:
  3. For advanced assistant professors, please submit names and contact information of three to five references.  Only references for the top candidates will be requested. 

Correspondence should be addressed to the Chair of Finance Recruiting Committee. Applications should be sent no later than December 1, 2022. We will start evaluating applications from September 15th and onwards until the position is filled. Questions pertaining to this search should be sent to:

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