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Assistant Professor in Finance (2 positions) - MacEwan University, School of Business

23 Nov 2022 8:23 PM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Assistant Professor in Finance (2 positions)

Organization: MacEwan University

Unit: School of Business

Competition #: 22.10.247

About Us

MacEwan University is where caring faculty help people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the heart of Edmonton's diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is known for exceptional undergraduate learning. With its dedication to teaching excellence, informed by scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement. We are committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.

Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers 59 programs to more than 18,000 full- and part-time students in business, communications, community and human services, design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that prepare them to take on the world!

The Opportunity

The Department of Accounting & Finance in the School of Business invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2023 (or sooner, depending on availability), subject to final budgetary approval. Your focus will be to continue your scholarly work and teach in finance.

You likely have expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Options,
  • Foreign exchange,
  • Hedging, or
  • Portfolio management.

You likely have evidence of effective teaching of courses at the undergraduate level, and a record of scholarly work in the field. Experience in industry, government or not-for-profit organizations is an asset.

You have a Ph.D. or equivalent, or are nearing the completion of your doctorate, from an accredited institution. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation is an asset.

You should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including your teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations), a statement of research interests, and a sample of your research work. In your application, please provide the names of three referees. If you are shortlisted, we will ask for detailed references from your referees and for academic transcripts from the institutions where you completed your degrees.

How to Apply

To apply, go to and select the job posting (22.10.247). If you require assistance, please contact us at

A review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serves as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.

Accessibility Statement

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact and we will support you to the best of our ability.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Personal Information Collection Notification

Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.

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