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Assistant Professor, Finance

Merrimack College

Job Description

The Department of Accounting and Finance of the Girard School of Business is hiring for a full- time (NTT) faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice in Finance beginning Fall 2023. Qualified candidates should have relevant professional experience and be willing to serve as a faculty advisor to student financial clubs, as well as experience in teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Merrimack College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

This role is best suited for a candidate that has relevant professional experience, as well as a track record of collaborative teaching and mentoring students to be future financial professionals.


  • The teaching load is normally four courses per semester that will include a combination of undergraduate and graduate-level courses that includes in-person, hybrid and online modalities. The candidate may also assist with academic advising and select service to the department, school, and college.

  • Specific courses will depend on the candidate’s previous experience, expertise, and the school’s needs. Based on our current requirements, the ideal candidate would have experience in teaching one or more of the following:
Undergraduate courses: Managerial Finance, Corporate Finance, Investments Analysis,Portfolio Analysis, Applied Corporate Finance, Financial Institution, Derivatives, Financial Modeling, Fixed Income Analysis, Crypto and Fintech, Valuation, Algorithm Trading, Data Analytics, Financial Planning.
Graduate courses: Trends and Innovation (Blockchain and Fintech), Quant and Factor Investing, Corporate Finance and Valuation, Alternative Investments & Derivatives, Fixed Income Securities.

  • In addition, the candidate shall develop curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and serve as faculty advisor to a student club.


Interested applicants should have relevant professional experience, as well as teaching experience, and either hold a Ph.D. in Finance or a relevant Master’s degree with substantive professional experience; a CFA is preferred. Preferences will be given to candidates who are specialized in areas such as fixed income analysis, financial modeling, derivatives, or fintech. Strong verbal/written communication skills are essential. Additionally, the ability to foster an environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion is expected of all Merrimack community members.

About the Girard School of Business

The Girard School of Business takes a unique approach to business education including a strong foundation in the liberal arts and Augustinian values. Our faculty are committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and skills in an environment having a high degree of student-faculty interaction. It has approximately 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students and offers a BSBA degree with ten concentrations, MS degrees in Management and Accounting, as well as an online MS degree in Business Analytics.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with full consideration granted to those applications received by March 20, 2023. Subsequent review will continue on a rolling basis until qualified/suitable candidates are identified. Application materials should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution of higher learning.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.
  • This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Required Vaccinations:


This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Statement on Our Mission


Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.


Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.


About Merrimack College


The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The College’s 260-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

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