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Tenure Track Position - Assistant/Associate Professor Level, Finance and Business Economics

McMaster University

The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Finance and Business Economics Area. The position will commence on July 01, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through publications in high-quality journals in financial economics, participation in prominent national and international academic conferences, and research supervision in their areas of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the School’s academic programs, with emphasis on MBA education, at both its Hamilton and Burlington locations, and support the School’s initiatives within the business community.

Candidates will have a PhD in Finance or Financial Economics. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated competency in research initiatives and outcomes, including peer-reviewed journal publications, conference presentations, and/or securement of grants. Evidence of excellence in teaching is also required.

The Finance and Business Economics Area is committed to excellence in both research and teaching, and is one of eight Areas comprising the DeGroote School of Business. The School offers a number of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Finance and Business Economics Area participates in these programs in a number of ways, including MBA specializations in Finance and Strategic Business Valuation, Master of Finance, and a Ph.D. field in Finance. Further information about the School can be found at

We will be interviewing at the FMA General Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Applications received by SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 will be assured of consideration, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, samples of research work, and a list of three referees. Candidates should also arrange for the three referees to send their letters of reference directly to this email address:

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website:, (Faculty Postings, Job 28537), addressing your application documents to:

Prof. Trevor Chamberlain, Chair, Finance and Business Economics Area, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada LMS 4M4. Email:

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

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.