Assistant Professor Position, Finance Area, Desautels Faculty of Management – McGill University

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Finance Area, with the appointment starting in August 2020. The position is open to candidates in any area of specialization in finance.

Duties include developing and/or maintaining an active research program aimed at making a significant contribution to the profession, teaching in the undergraduate, MBA, and Finance Ph.D. programs, as well as contributing to other teaching and administrative initiatives of the Finance Area and the Faculty. Teaching and service requirements are similar to other research-intensive universities.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field, an established research agenda, and commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who plan to complete the requirements for their PhDs within 2020 may be considered.

The Finance Area will interview selected applicants at the AFA Meetings in San Diego in January 2020. Applicants should upload their curriculum vitae, contact information, three references, and any available research papers electronically by November 18, 2019 to:

For information on the Finance Area, please refer to Questions about the recruiting procedure may be sent to

McGill University, is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures ( Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.