JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Cornell University

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Charles H. Dyson School
Assistant Professor of Finance

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111450938
Date Posted: 08/22/2014
Date Inactive: 11/17/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Finance
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ithaca, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G1 -- General Financial Markets
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Cornell is a community of scholars, known for intellectual rigor and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow's thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose.

Two Positions Available: 9 month appointment, tenure track

Anticipated start date: July 2015

Responsibilities: Applicants are sought in all areas of finance. We have particular interest in candidates whose research is in the areas of (i) international finance and (ii) behavioral finance. The successful candidates are expected to demonstrate the capacity to conduct a distinguished program of research (50%) and teaching (50%). A keen interest in teaching and advising at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is essential.

Opportunities: The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is an internationally renowned school in the areas of business, management, agricultural economics, environmental and resource economics, and international and development economics. The undergraduate program is one of only two accredited undergraduate business degree programs in the Ivy League. The graduate program awards Ph.D., M.S., and M.P.S. degrees.

We seek candidates whose research interests link well with one or more of the related research areas within the Dyson School (International Finance, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Household Finance, and Development Finance). Dyson faculty members have opportunities to work with faculty and students in the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Department of Economics, the Hotel School, and the broader economics and finance communities at Cornell. A number of faculty in the Dyson School and other departments at Cornell have strong research programs on different aspects of economic development in emerging market and low-income economies. Across campus, there are also strong research concentrations in international economics, asset pricing and corporate finance. Similarly, there are many units on campus that have faculty doing strong work in the areas of behavioral economics and finance.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a distinguished and visible program of research, publishing in leading outlets appropriate to his or her areas of specialization. The candidate will be called upon to take a leadership role in strengthening the Dyson School's research and instructional capacities in his or her area of expertise, and fostering collaborations with faculty in related areas.

The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics or finance. Preference may be given to individuals with demonstrated research competence and teaching expertise.

Application: Electronically submit via email to your letter of application summarizing research and teaching interests; a curriculum vita; job market paper and any other papers/publications; copies of teaching evaluations; and three references (to be sent directly by the references).

Salary: Competitive with other leading business schools and commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive fringe benefit package is included,

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and continue until an acceptable candidate has been identified and hired.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and in Doha, Qatar, as well as the new CornellNYC Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2015