Assistant/Associate Industry Professor of Fintech

Job Description & Qualification

The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time non tenure-track faculty position in Fintech at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with an expected start date of September 2023. Applications from those with backgrounds in fields or applications related to financial technology are invited including computational finance, machine learning, optimization, data modeling and visualization, cybersecurity, robo-advising, digital identification and authentication, distributed ledgers, decentralized exchanges, automated market makers, insurtech, crowdfunding, digital payment systems, algorithmic trading, digital forensic, pricing and hedging, financial risk management, explanatory AI, financial innovation, and multivariate statistics. Candidates should have, or be close to completing, a Ph.D., or foreign equivalent, in Finance, Information System, Analytics or related fields with a domain emphasis on financial technologies. The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Successful candidates will possess extensive experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Professional experience in industry and/or government is a plus as well as experience in teaching corporate cohorts and executive education programs. The rank of the position will be dependent upon experience and qualifications. Evidence of effective teaching is required. The candidate Ph.D. degree must be completed before September 2023.

The School of Business has a special focus on information systems, analytics, and finance, and encourages interdisciplinary research. The school also houses a National Science Foundation (NSF) I/UCRC – Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT). CRAFT is the first-ever NSF awarded I/UCRC devoted specifically to FinTech research and policy initiatives. The candidate will be actively involved with the center research in the related areas such as artificial intelligence in finance, blockchain, smart-contracts, green finance, etc.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Stevens Institute of Technology appreciates all applications but can only respond to qualified candidates.

Stevens offers a large number of courses, programs and certificates in the areas of Finance, Financial Engineering, and Financial Analytics at the graduate, PhD, and executive level. Our flagship undergraduate program called the Bachelor's program in Quantitative Finance emphasizes business, math, finance and computer science, preparing students to understand and seize new opportunities across industry categories. Stevens also has master’s degrees in Finance, Financial Engineering, and Financial Analytics.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Candidates should express their interest in being considered by emailing a cover letter and CV to Jesse Melchor at with the subject title “Fintech Professor Application”.

About the Organization

The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology is ranked among the top business schools in the nation, owing to the incredible career outcomes and high ROI enjoyed by students; the close relationships faculty cultivate with industry; and the university’s leadership in data, analytics and technology, and their roles in tomorrow’s workplaces. The school is AACSB accredited and offers two PhDs in Business Administration and Data Science, two MBAs, nine Masters degrees, and undergraduate degrees in Business as well as Quantitative Finance. For more information, visit

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private institution located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Hoboken is a vibrant, walkable community in close proximity of Manhattan and has been ranked among the 12 best college towns in the country by Princeton Review. Stevens Institute of Technology works closely with local and global industries as well as government organizations on various research projects.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Job ID

ID: J12298