Assistant Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University is seeking faculty at the junior level, with a research and teaching interest in Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance, effective July 1, 2020, or as soon thereafter as possible.
We stress high research potential or achievement; faculty responsibilities include teaching basic Asset Pricing theory and Corporate Finance, as well as more specialized courses at graduate level.

Applicants must possess, or be near completion of, a PhD in Finance or a related field by the start of employment.

Application Procedure

Applicants must provide a cover letter outlining interests and experience, a current CV, and one or two papers that indicate your research focus and capabilities. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio. Applications will be reviewed as received but are due no later than November 30, 2019.

To apply for this position, Applicants must submit their application through Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance’s Interfolio academic jobs board at:

Questions should be addressed to

SAIF faculty members will be conducting interviews at the AFA 2020 meeting in San Diego, CA, USA.

Application Deadline: 11/30/2019

About the Organization

SAIF's mission is to become a world class institution of research and advanced learning in finance and management. Committed to developing top talent and cutting-edge knowledge, with a focus on Chinese markets and their global connections, SAIF’s world-renowned faculty, with over 60 members, is drawn from both academia and industry from around the world. SAIF has developed international collaborations with world-class business schools, including the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the MIT Sloan School of Management, University of California, Berkeley, Imperial College London, and Arizona State University. SAIF is among the youngest AACSB-accredited business schools in the world; AACSB accreditation represents the highest standards in business education and has only been earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business schools. In 2018, SAIF MF program continues to hold the No. 1 position in the Financial Times' annual ranking of the best MF programs in Asia and is ranked No. 10 in the world. For more information, please visit

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Job ID

ID: J5592