Endowed Chairs in Business

Job Description & Qualification

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University is seeking exceptional senior scholars for open endowed chair positions in Accounting (Joseph M. Golemme Chair), Finance (Philip R. McDonald), and Entrepreneurship/Innovation (Daniel J. McCarthy Distinguished Chair). Appointments will be made at the tenured full professor level.

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in information and data security, technological innovation, fintech and quantitative finance/accounting, applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning/natural language processing in accounting and finance, analysis of large and non-traditional data sets, digital assets and currencies and associated technologies, technology-enabled financial liberalization, and technological innovation. Joint appointments and/or affiliations with other colleges and institutes at Northeastern University are encouraged and will be considered as appropriate. 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 must be outstanding scholars with international reputation for excellence in research, teaching, and service, along with clear indications of continued research success. We are especially interested in individuals who value collegiality, are effective mentors of junior colleagues, and whose research would complement and extend the interests of our existing faculty. Candidates must hold a doctorate in Accounting, Finance, Management, Entrepreneurship/Innovation, or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Candidates must have a background in or commitment to working with diverse student populations and/or in culturally diverse work and educational environments.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit materials including a letter of interest, vita, recent working papers, and teaching evaluations using the following Northeastern University application portal. In your cover letter, please discuss your research interests and activities and how they complement and extend the interests of our existing faculty, your experience with mentoring junior faculty, and how you can support our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Olubunmi Faleye, Interim Senior Associate Dean of Faculty & Research, 101 Hayden Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 02115. E-mail: o.faleye@northeastern.edu.


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. Northeastern faculty are leading scholars who forge research partnerships around the world. Over the past five years, the university has appointed more than 250 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 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, and thus highly qualified to think critically and leave their mark on the global business world.

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: J11997