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Assistant Professor of Finance (tenure track)

HEC Montréal
Montréal, Québec (CA)
Competitive, incentives for publications
Closing date
Dec 18, 2023


The Finance Department at HEC Montréal invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting in the academic year 2024/2025. Candidates are sought in all areas of finance.


  • Candidates should hold a doctorate in Finance (or in a related field) or be close to the completion of their doctorate degree.
  • Candidates should be promising scholars.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to publish research in leading journals and to teach high-quality graduate and undergraduate Finance courses.

The typical teaching load for new assistant professors is 3 courses per year for the first two years. Publications are financially rewarded based on journal ranking.

The main language of instruction at HEC Montréal is French, and some courses and programs are offered in English. Proficiency in English is required to teach courses in this language, to communicate with non-French-speaking students, and to carry out certain research activities. The person must be able to teach and work in French after 2 years in the position. Substantial support will be provided by HEC Montréal to help achieve this objective, in an environment conducive to improving French language skills. It is strongly recommended to mention any prior knowledge of French in your application file. 


Candidates must apply by uploading at this link a single PDF document including:

  • a cover letter;
  • a full CV;
  • 1 to 3 research papers;
  • a copy of the Ph.D. diploma or the expected graduation date.

Letters of recommendation must be submitted by the referees via this form.

Interviews can be arranged with the department representative between 5 and 20 December 2023 if the application is received before 30 November 2023.


Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal is the business school affiliated with the Université de Montréal. It is the 2nd oldest business school in North America. Accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS, HEC Montréal offers programs in finance from BBA to PhD, and boasts 35 chairs, 31 research centers, and a fully functional trading room. The Department of Finance at HEC Montréal hosts the Canadian Derivatives Institute, the Financial Education Lab, the Canada Research Chair in Risk Management, and the Chair in Sustainable Finance. The Finance Department has over 20 full-time faculty members with a wide variety of research interests and organizes an active seminar series.

HEC Montréal recognizes the crucial and indispensable contribution of women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible or ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, and is committed to provide equal opportunities for all candidates.

To promote equity and excellence, the selection committee will consider any career interruptions experienced by applicants. Applicants are invited to share the circumstances of any career interruptions and explain how these have impacted their career path.

Applicants with disabilities who might need accommodations at any stage of the application process may communicate in a confidential manner

All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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