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Assistant Professor of Finance

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Babson College is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Title Assistant Professor of Finance
Discipline Finance
Proposed Rank Assistant Professor

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Finance Division at Babson College is seeking applicants for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting the 2018/2019 academic year.

We seek faculty who are committed to scholarly and teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness. Candidates must have completed (or will complete by September 1, 2018 at the latest) a doctorate or equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally recognized program in Finance or Economics. Evidence of strong previous teaching experience, and industry experience are desirable but not required. Qualified candidates should be community builders who will teach enthusiastically in Babson’s integrated programs and who will engage in an active community of teachers, scholars, and learners. The candidate will be expected to be an active member of the finance division, College, and external academic finance community.

Application materials should include: 1) letter of application, 2) vita that includes teaching, research, and work experience, 3) research papers and publications, 4) evidence of teaching ability including a brief statement about your teaching history and philosophy, and 5) three letters of recommendation.

We will be interviewing candidates at the 2017 Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting in October in Boston and the 2018 American Finance Association (AFA) meeting in January in Philadelphia.
The recruiting committee: Michael Goldstein, Jasmina Hasanhodzic, Laurie Krigman and Jerome Taillard.

For more information contact Laurie Krigman, Recruiting Committee Chair, by email at recruit.finance@babson.edu or by phone at 781-239-4246.

Additional Information

ABOUT THE FINANCE DIVISION: The finance faculty has 14 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 2,100 undergraduate students, representing more than 80 countries. The College also offers high-quality MBA, MS, and executive education programs to more than 900 graduate students and industry professionals. Babson has recently launched a new MS in Finance program, and it also offers courses in downtown Boston and San Francisco. The College is ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report and rated in the top 35 undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg BusinessWeek has regularly ranked Babson College in the top 20 in finance among U.S. undergraduate business schools. For more information, please see http://www.babson.edu

Babson takes a unique approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. Babson’s dynamic curriculum focuses on developing skills that transcend business so that students gain multidimensional abilities and can make important contributions to business and society. Our students understand that economic and social value creation are not mutually exclusive, but instead 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 around the world.

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Will you be attending the FMA conference in Boston?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Will you be attending the AFA conference in Philadelphia?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Publication Sample
  2. Research Papers 1
  3. Research Papers 2
  4. Research Papers 3
  5. Teaching Ratings