Posted: Oct 24, 2022

Tenure-Track Position in Finance

Salary: Negotiable
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022

Smith School of Business at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions in the area of Finance, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2023.  In the instance that an exceptional candidate is identified, a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will be considered. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


Candidates must have completed, or be nearing completion of All but dissertation (ABD), a PhD or equivalent degree at the start of the appointment.  ABD candidates must complete their PhD within one year of the start of their appointment.  The main criterion for selection is academic excellence.  A candidate’s potential contribution and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity at the School, as well as their specific service contributions in their career to-date, will also be considered in the selection decision.

The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and high-quality scholarly research leading to top-tier publications, securing external research funding, and outstanding teaching contributions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the School’s various programs.  The successful candidate will be required to make contributions through service to the School, the University, and/or the broader academic community, and contribute to fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive academic and work environment.  In addition, a successful candidate for an Associate Professor level position will have a strong track record of publications in top-tier academic journals in Finance (e.g., Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Finance, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis) and/or related fields, as well as a strong teaching record.

This search is open to all subfields of finance, but preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests lie in the areas of financial innovation and technology.

Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter
    (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status previously specified)
  • A Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications and ongoing research)
  • Evidence of research, including a job market paper
  • A statement of teaching interests and experience (including course outlines and evaluations if available)
  • A Diversity Statement that explains experience with, and commitment to, facilitation and promotion of Indigenization, equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Three letters of reference

Submitting your application

Please submit your application package before the stated due date via Interfolio Faculty Search through the following link: The position will remain open until filled.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Brittany Lovelock, Senior Staffing Office in the Dean’s Office, at [email protected].

Note: only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.