Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance


The Manning School of Business (MSB) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking a new tenure-track Assistant or Associate professor in the Department of Finance. The preferred fields of specialization for this position are Investments or Corporate Finance.

Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in Massachusetts. The MSB has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB International. The School strongly supports the faculty to further enhance their research productivity and build program offerings at all degree levels. Ample opportunities are available to become involved in research and instructional activities and develop productive partnerships with other units of the University, industry and with colleagues from other institutions and countries. Classes are taught on-campus and online. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the growth and delivery of our academic programs including Ph.D. program in Finance, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance, undergraduate Finance programs, and to maintain an active high-quality research agenda.

Minimum requirements:

  • Completed doctorate in Finance from an AACSB International accredited business school by the date of appointment or August 2017
  • Evidence of ongoing scholarly research in Finance 
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups 
  • Teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate levels  

Other considerations:

  • A record of high quality publications
  • A record of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly 
  • Experience supervising and advising graduate students
  • Industrial or corporate business experience 
  • Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program 


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal.


To apply, upload a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, sample of scholarly work/publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information of three references at Application is open until the position is filled, but immediate applications are encouraged. Interviews will be conducted at the AFA 2017 meeting in Chicago.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.