Carnegie Mellon University

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As faculty (only) openings become available, the information will be posted on this specific web page. We welcome inquiries regarding employment opportunities with the school and our programs.

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Accounting Faculty Position

Position Title

Tenure-track faculty opening at all ranks in Accounting, commencing September 2021. 

Job Description and Qualifications

Applicants for the assistant professor rank should have completed (or nearly completed) a Ph.D. in accounting or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong quantitative training who do theory-based empirical and experimental research or applied theory with empirical implications. Candidates should have an established record of or demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching. Teaching assignments may span undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. Programs.

The Accounting group at Tepper is interdisciplinary and collaborative, including faculty members with backgrounds in accounting, economics, and finance. Our strengths lie in accounting theory, corporate finance, empirical IO, financial intermediation, managerial economics, and market micro-structure. Methodologically we place a strong emphasis on combining theory with empirical methods such as causal identification, structural estimation, textual analysis, machine learning, and randomized controlled trials. 

We are at the frontier of accounting research aiming to address changing business needs due to rapid advancements in technology and the ubiquity of data by leveraging novel research approaches. The Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon University are ideally positioned to promote this innovation because of campus-wide collaborative strengths at the intersection of business, technology and analytics.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions.  Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.  Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application cover letter, a current CV, a current research paper, a research statement, and other evidence of research excellence such as publications or working papers, if available, and three recommendation letters via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/78926). If you have any questions about the application, please contact Ms. Rosanne Christy at accgroup@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-3768. 

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by November 1, 2020.


Accounting Faculty Position Open to Economists

Tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Accounting, commencing September 2021.

Job Description and Qualifications

Applicants should have completed (or nearly completed) a Ph.D. in accounting, economics, financial economics, or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates who do theory-based empirical and experimental research or applied theory with empirical implications in fields relevant to accounting such as information economics, banking, industrial organization and organizational economics. Candidates should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.  Teaching assignments may span undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. Programs.

The Accounting group at Tepper is interdisciplinary and collaborative, including faculty members with backgrounds in accounting, economics, and finance. Our strengths lie in applied accounting theory, corporate finance, empirical IO, financial intermediation, managerial economics, and market micro-structure. Methodologically we place a strong emphasis on combining theory with empirical methods such as causal identification, structural estimation, textual analysis, machine learning, and randomized controlled trials. 

We are at the frontier of accounting research aiming to address changing business needs due to rapid advancements in technology and the ubiquity of data by leveraging novel research approaches. The Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon University are ideally positioned to promote this innovation because of campus-wide collaborative strengths at the intersection of business, technology and analytics.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions.  Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.  Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application cover letter, a current CV, a current research paper, a research statement, and other evidence of research such as publications or working papers, if available, and three recommendation letters via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/78928).  If you have any questions about the application, please contact Ms. Rosanne Christy at accgroup@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-3768. 

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by November 1, 2020.


Economics Faculty Tenure-Track Positions

Tenure-track faculty openings in Economics at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor), commencing September 2021.

Position Description

The Tepper School of Business (www.tepper.cmu.edu) at Carnegie Mellon University invites qualified individuals to apply for a tenure track faculty position in Economics, commencing September 1, 2021. The position rank is open (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor). Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should have (or be nearing completion of) a Ph.D. and an outstanding record of excellence in research and teaching in economics. Candidates from all fields of economics will be given consideration. Teaching assignments encompass undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. programs. Interested individuals must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, evidence of research (such as publications, working papers, or dissertation proposal), three recommendation letters and a diversity statement describing the applicant’s contributions to diversity in their professional lives as well as plans for the future, via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/79013). Candidates for the rank of Associate or Full Professor must provide strong evidence of scholarly publications or the equivalent in industry/government experience.

The Tepper School of Business is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions.  We encourage applicants who will contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and service. To assist in meeting the needs of dual-career families, Carnegie Mellon University is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

If you have any questions, please contact the Administrative Coordinator, Rosanne Christy, at ecogroup@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-1320.

Review of applications will begin November 2, 2020. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2020.