Georgia Institute of Technology in Georgia

Deadline December 31, 2014
Date Posted July 3, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


The Finance Area in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2015. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates should complete all degree requirements no later than July 1, 2015. Assistant professor level applicants should exhibit promise of high quality research and teaching.

The minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in Finance. Faculty will be required to have a teaching load of three (3 semester hours each) courses per year, with opportunities to teach at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels.  The salary is competitive with leading research universities.

Our group is very collaborative and provides a highly supportive environment for faculty members.  The research accomplishments of the finance faculty members are available at www.scheller.gatech.edu/finance. Georgia Techs Scheller College of Business is, when considering MBA programs in all business schools, ranked in the top 25 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. 

Our undergraduate program has approximately 1,300 students.  Our MBA programs enroll about 225 students each year, while the Executive Masters programs enroll about 100 students each year.  The Colleges Ph.D. program enrolls between 10 and 15 students each year and has approximately 50 students in residence.  The Finance group has 9 doctoral students in residence and enrolls between 2 and 3 students each year.  All faculty members are expected to work actively with Ph.D. students on research projects.

The Scheller College of Business is located in a state-of-the-art facility in Midtown Atlanta.  In addition to classrooms equipped with the latest technologies, we also have two behavioral laboratories with superior capabilities.  The College recently received a transformational gift of $50 million from an alumnus that has resulted in the renaming of the College.  The College recently built a new high-tech, $1 million trading floor to prepare students for careers in investment banking and financial services.

Applicants who are interested in applying should send a cover letter and vita indicating your education, relevant experience, research publications and research interests to recruit-finance@scheller.gatech.edu. In addition, please arrange to send three letters of recommendation to recruit-finance@scheller.gatech.edu.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014. We will begin reviewing applications starting immediately. We will be interviewing at the FMA meetings in October 2014 and AFA meetings in January 2015.


All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Finance Recruiting Committee. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. As part of our recruiting process, we seek to obtain statistical information on our applicants. Upon receipt of the application and associated documents, the form to be completed will be emailed to each applicant. Participation in this process is strictly voluntary.


For additional information, contact Nishant Dass-404-894-5109


Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which values diversity.