Ross School of Business


The Ross Finance faculty's research interests cover a broad range of topics, including corporate finance, asset pricing, financial intermediation, and real estate. The faculty's research is regularly published in top journals and has won numerous awards. Our faculty members have served on the editorial boards of several top journals and are very visible by their participation in the leading finance and economics conferences. Our research continues to have significant impact on the practice of Finance.

The Finance Department offers an extensive array of courses at the BBA, MBA, and Ph.D levels, covering topics in corporate finance, investments, banking, venture capital and private equity, and real estate. Finance electives are some of the most popular electives at Ross. We strive to offer courses that are relevant to the real world in order to help our students to be successful in their chosen careers.

The following Positions are currently open (or have recently closed) :

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Assistant Professor of Finance
Closes: December 13th, 2019
Junior Faculty

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has a tenure-track Assistant Professor position available in Finance starting in September 2020. Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of Finance will be considered. The application should include a cover letter, research paper, which may be based on the candidate’s dissertation, evidence of teaching experience (if any), a curriculum vitae, research statement, and letters from three references. 

A qualified candidate must have a PhD or be in the final stages of their dissertation. A qualified candidate must also demonstrate the ability and interest to conduct high-quality, scholarly research as well as a high level of teaching competence.

The application deadline is Sunday, November 17, 2019.  The review of applications will begin on November 18.

Questions should be directed to Shelly Whitmer at

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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