Assistant Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University invites applications for tenure-track faculty appointments in Finance, at the Assistant Professor level starting on July 1, 2023. All areas of finance and economics will be considered.

Applicants must have, or be near completion of, a PhD in Finance or a related field by the start of employment. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability and commitment to produce scholarly work at the highest level. We also expect candidates to be effective teachers at the graduate level. Compensation and support for research activities are competitive.

Application Procedure

Application Instructions
Application materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio ( and should include a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae, samples of research (e.g., a job market paper and other relevant works), three letters of recommendation, and copies of recent teaching evaluations (if any). We plan to conduct online interviews around the American Finance Association (2023) meetings.

Your online application should be received no later than December 4, 2022.

About the Organization

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University was established in 2009, with strategic and financial support from the Shanghai Municipal Government. SAIF is AACSB accredited and is recognized internationally as one of the top business schools in the world, with a strong focus on high-quality academic research.

SAIF offers a comprehensive range of degree and non-degree programs, including Master in Finance (MF),Finance MBA, Finance EMBA, PhD, Global Executive Scholars Program, and Executive Education. Its MF program was ranked No. 1 in Asia by the Financial Times for a third consecutive year since 2017.

SAIF faculty is committed to research quality and a conducive environment. Its faculty have published research in top finance,economic,accounting, and business journals, and present papers in preeminent academic conferences. It also maintains strong academic network links to top schools in North America,Europe and Asia. SAIF is the long-time co-organizer of the China International Conference in Finance (CICF), the Biennial NBER-SAIF Research Conference, and the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER) webinar series. Our annual Financial Research Summer Camp is designed for emerging scholars in China and beyond.

We look for excellence in both research and teaching, and provide competitive financial, logistical, and academic support to help faculty achieve these ends. Both Chinese and international scholars are encouraged to apply.

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Job ID

ID: J11901