Professor and Chair in Finance

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
12 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9813/H1017

Job Description

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University invites applications for the position of tenured Full Professor in the Department of Finance. We are especially interested in applicants who are qualified for and interested in significant leadership and department building activities in the role of Department Chair. The position starts July 1, 2018, subject to Provost budgetary approval.

The Finance Department seeks to add to its vibrant community of talented scholars who work in areas at the cutting edge of today’s research in asset pricing, corporate finance, governance and strategy, and risk management. The Department is also home to a thriving Master of Science in Mathematical Finance graduate degree and includes a group of dedicated mathematical finance scholars. Candidates with scholarly interests in three broad areas are preferred: asset pricing and investments, corporate finance, and international finance.

Required Skills

Prospective candidates must have a research track record of original and innovative scholarly work of the highest possible quality and impact and demonstrated skills as able teachers, communicators, and institutional leaders. To operate effectively in the role of Department Chair, candidates should have a commitment to fostering collaboration and collegiality within the department and across its programs, supporting the scholarship and professional development of the department’s faculty, and advocating effectively for the needs and interests of the Department. In taking on these responsibilities as well as the usual administrative tasks, the Department Chair will be granted reduced teaching obligations and a service stipend. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.


Applications should include a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, three reference letters, and up to three recent publications or working papers in electronic (PDF) format. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2017 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply early. Campus interviews will commence in September for a July 1, 2018 start.


Professor Evgeny Lyandres
Finance Recruiting
Boston University Questrom School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building
595 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA  02215

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular