Assistant Professor of Finance

Babson College
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02457, United States
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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The Finance Division at Babson College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in the 2024/2025 academic year.



We seek faculty who are committed to scholarly and teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness. Candidates must have a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree from a nationally or internationally accredited academic Finance program. The candidate is expected to be a community builder who will teach enthusiastically and engage in an active community of teachers, scholars, and learners. While the position is open to both entry-level and seasoned assistant candidates, candidates with at least 2-3 years of teaching and research experience as a faculty member at an accredited institution after graduation are preferred.

Application materials should include: 1) cover letter, 2) vita that includes teaching, research, and work experience, 3) research papers and publications, 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 5) brief statements about teaching and research, and 6) three letters of recommendation.

Interested applicants should apply online by creating an account at:

We will be interviewing candidates online in December 2023. Priority will be given to complete applications before November 17th.

The recruiting committee: Jerome Taillard (Chair), Laurie Krigman, Mark Potter (Co-Chair), and Linghang Zeng. For more information, contact Jerome Taillard, Recruiting Committee Chair, by email at

ABOUT THE FINANCE DIVISION: The finance faculty has 19 full-time members actively engaged in research and teaching, who maintain strong ties to both the academic and practitioner communities, especially in the downtown Boston financial district. The finance division is affiliated with The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, which sponsors educational and thought leadership in finance and the regular Finance Division Research Seminar Series. The Center operates an investments lab and helps fund teaching and research resources, such as WRDS, TAQ, CRSP, Bloomberg, Factset, Eventus, Capital IQ, Rotman Interactive Trader, and Morningstar Direct.

ABOUT BABSON: Babson College is a highly selective business college located 14 miles west of Boston with approximately 3,000 undergraduate students representing more than 80 countries. The College also offers high-quality MSF, MBA, and executive education programs to more than 1,000 graduate students and industry professionals. Babson also offers courses in downtown Boston and Miami. The College is ranked #10 best college in America by the Wall Street Journal and #1 in Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, please see

Babson takes a unique approach to preparing students and working professionals for the current and future challenges in the business world. Babson's dynamic curriculum develops skills that transcend management, allowing students to gain multidimensional abilities and make meaningful contributions to commerce and society. Our students understand that economic and social value creation are not mutually exclusive, but are integral to each other. The fundamental business skills and entrepreneurial mindset students cultivate at Babson equip them to make a difference on campus and worldwide.

Babson College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply. Position availability is subject to change.

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