Assistant Professor – Finance / Financial Economics

Title: Assistant Professor – Finance / Financial Economics

  • Reference #: 1500919
  • Employer: University of Toronto Mississauga
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  • Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Job Description:

    The Department of Management and the Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Finance / Financial Economics. The position start date is July 1, 2016.

    Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Finance or Financial Economics by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants from all areas of finance are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated mastery of techniques in theory, empirical or experimental research methods is required, as well as evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

    Evidence of excellence in teaching can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments and letters of reference indicating good presentation skills submitted as part of the application. Evidence of excellence in research can be demonstrated by working papers, publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations and awards and strong endorsements by reference letters.

    The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member at the University of Toronto Mississauga and cross-appointed to the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management. The University of Toronto Mississauga faculty appointments will be to the Department of Management (51%) and to the Institute for Management & Innovation (49%). The successful candidate will be part of a strong culture of research, doctoral training, graduate and undergraduate management education with the following programs: PhD; Master of Management of Innovation (MMI); Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA); Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting (DIFA); Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM); Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech); B.Com., BBA and HBA (Management).

    Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests including examples of publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a teaching portfolio (i.e., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, description of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.). All application materials should be submitted online.

    Submission guidelines can be found at:

    Three recent letters of reference, which must comment on the applicant’s research and teaching abilities, should be addressed to Professor Mihkel Tombak, Chair of the Department of Management, and sent to Please ensure the candidate’s name and “Finance Assistant Professor Search” are included in the subject line and that letters are on letterhead, signed and scanned.

    Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2015, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about this position may be addressed to  

    The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

  • Application Deadline: November 30, 2015
  • Contact Details: November 30, 2015,

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