Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Finance Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston is seeking candidates for multiple open tenured or tenure-track positions at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor) in the broad thematic areas of (1) technology, digital economies, and privacy, (2) sustainability and resilience, and (3) modeling. Within these broad themes, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in information and data security, fintech and quantitative finance, applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning/natural language processing, analysis of large and non-traditional data sets, digital assets and currencies and associated technologies, technology-enabled financial liberalization, sustainable finance and investing, impact prediction, computational modeling and decision science, and network science.

Joint appointments and/or affiliations with other colleges and institutes at Northeastern University are encouraged. There is also the possibility of affiliations or appointments at other campuses within the Northeastern network, including Northeastern University – London, England, and Mills College at Northeastern, Oakland, California.

Candidates interested in conducting high-impact research programs and teaching excellence in the broad areas above are encouraged to apply. Candidates are required to hold a doctorate in Finance or a related field by the appointment start date and must have backgrounds in or commitment to working with diverse student populations and/or in culturally diverse work and educational environments. Experienced applicants for positions above the Assistant Professor level are expected to have a significant research record and leadership potential.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit materials including a letter of interest, vita, recent working papers, and teaching evaluations using the Northeastern University application portal for the appropriate thematic area identified above as follows: Technology, Digital Economies, and Privacy; Sustainability and Resilience; Modeling. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Tiantian Gu, Chair of the Recruiting Committee, 413 Hayden Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 02115. Telephone: 617-373-2932. E-mail:

Please see the following application link for each thematic area:
1) Technology, Digital Economies, and Privacy
2) Sustainability and Resilience
3) Modeling

*Candidates will only be asked to submit contact information for references when the application system makes such requests periodically.

Application deadline: 11/30/2022

About the Organization

Northeastern University, a private university founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1898, has emerged over the past decade as one of the most dynamic institutions in the country. The University is a leader in worldwide experiential learning and interdisciplinary research. It also offers select programs at its regional campuses in Charlotte, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle, Portland, Maine, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada, and London, England. Over the past five years, the university has appointed more than 250 tenured and tenure-track faculty, with a focus on scholars who collaborate across disciplines to engage in high-impact research.

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business offers a unique model of business education that purposely blends innovative classroom learning with real-world business application. Its students explore cutting-edge theory with professors, fusing knowledge with learning experiences that include cooperative education or corporate residency, study abroad, and community service. Similarly, the school’s resulting connections with the corporate world influence its research agendas, which, in turn, shape innovative new business practice. This synergy enables D’Amore-McKim students to become successful business leaders who are both thinkers and doers.

The Finance Group currently has 30 full-time faculty members at all levels: Full, Associate, Assistant, Teaching, and Visiting Professors. The Group emphasizes a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a strong research program that targets top-tier journals. Research support, including data availability, teaching releases, and summer support, is excellent.

Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University Education. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, genetic information, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Job ID

ID: J11965