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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Finance

Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California
Salary starting at $160,000.
Closing date
Oct 11, 2023


The Department of Finance at the Leavey School of Business seeks to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions (Associate Professor level may be considered for established candidates with exceptional scholarly achievement) to start in the Fall of 2024.


Basic Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. completed or near completion in Finance, Economics or a related field by September 1, 2024. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to publish their research in high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarly journals and also have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.


Preferred Qualifications:

The Department of Finance is seeking candidates in all areas of Finance, with preference for those with advanced econometric/data analytics skills.


Responsibilities include:

Maintaining a program of research leading to publications in high-quality journals. Teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in finance and fulfilling the responsibilities associated with those courses. Providing suitable service to the Department, University, profession, and/or community.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should fill out an application and submit the following application

documents (on this website, unless otherwise noted):


(1) A letter clearly stating the applicant’s interest in Santa Clara University,

(2) A vita,

(3) A statement of research and teaching interests,

(4) Examples of peer-reviewed scholarship,

(5) Evidence of graduate and/or undergraduate teaching effectiveness.



In addition, we require:


(6) Rookie applicants (completion of Ph.D. after fall 2023) must have three letters of recommendation directly emailed to by the letter writers.

(7) Seasoned applicants (Ph.D. completed fall 2023 and earlier) must provide with their application documents the contact information (name, email, and phone numbers) of three references to be contacted at the appropriate time.



Please note that once you have submitted your materials through this website you will no longer be able to access your application; all updated materials will have to be submitted to


Questions about this position may be directed to



Additional Information:

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.


Application Documents:

Required Documents


-Cover Letter

-Curriculum Vitae

-Examples of scholarship

-3 Recommendation letters (if PhD completion occurs after fall 2023) or contact information for 3 references (if PhD completion occurred in fall 2023 or earlier).



Optional Documents

-Student/Teacher/Course Evaluations/Effectiveness

-Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Plans

-Teaching Statement


Salary Range:

Salary starting at $160,000.


COVID-19 Statement

The health and safety of the university community is a top priority. All Santa Clara University students, and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or request a medical or religious exemption. Please visit our COVID-19 webpage for additional information.


Work Authorization:

A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University’s equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see



Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender, and prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. The Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is Aaron Zisser, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 408-551-3043, , Inquiries can also be made to the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).



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Americans with Disabilities Act

Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the Department of Human Resources, and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at


About Us

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Santa Clara University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. This mandate allows for limited exemptions and a grace period for new hires to comply with the vaccination requirement.

Santa Clara University does not sponsor work visas for staff positions. If hired, individuals must independently provide proof of their eligibility to work in the United States.


Santa Clara University offers a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees with programs and resources designed to promote and sustain personal health care, well-being, and the financial objectives of our employees and families. Visit our benefits page  for more information.


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