Babson College
Assistant Professor of Finance

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

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 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 PROCEDURE: Candidates can apply online:  http://babson.peopleadmin.com/postings/4976

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.

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

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.

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.

Posted: 26 Aug 2017