Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Job No: 495853

Work Type: Faculty Full-time

Department: Sy Syms School of Business

Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY, Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY

Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:

The Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University is seeking to fill a tenure track position in the finance area. The position can be filled either at the assistant or the associate level, with or without tenure, depending on the candidate's qualifications. We expect to interview at the AFA meetings. However, an interview at the meetings is not a necessary condition for this job.

The Sy Syms School of Business (Syms) operates on two campuses in Manhattan (New York City) and is a part of Yeshiva University, a private institution, consistently ranked among the top 70 US universities by US News. YU includes, in addition to Yeshiva and Stern colleges, Syms, the Cardozo Law School, and its affiliate Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The Sy Syms School offers business and accounting programs for undergraduate men and women, a Master of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Taxation, the Mitzner Master of Science degree in Real Estate, and an MBA program. We expect to launch a Masters of Finance program and to expand our graduate programs within the next few years. The Sy Syms School was established in 1987 and it is accredited by AACSB. The school expects to hire additional research active faculty in different areas during this and the next hiring cycle. To learn more about the Sy Syms School of Business and its faculty please visit:

The school has all the standard databases and it stresses interdisciplinary research and cooperation among areas within the school and with our strong economics department.

Experience & Educational Background:

Applicants must have a PhD in finance or a related field, or expect to receive such a degree no later than Fall 2021. They must demonstrate potential for high-quality research including refereed publications in top journals. Applicants must also provide recent evidence of high-quality teaching. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Salary and teaching loads are competitive. We will consider applicants in all areas of finance, but a demonstrated ability to teach real estate related courses is a plus.

Application Instructions:

Application materials should include: current CV (required); job market paper (required); contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation (required); a brief research and teaching statement (optional); teaching evaluations (optional).

We will consider applications until the position is filled but will prefer applications received before the 20th of December so we can arrange a schedule for interviews during the AFA meetings.

Please direct any inquiries to Gabriela Coiculescu, .

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Application Instructions:

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