Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty Recruiting

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.

Candidates may find the Carnegie Mellon University Careers website a useful resource of information regarding working at Carnegie Mellon University.


Accounting Faculty Position Open to Economists

Position Title

Tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Accounting, commencing September 2020

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/71522). If you have any questions about the application, please contact Ms. Carol Salerno at accgroup@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-3768. 

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2019.


Accounting Faculty Position

Tenure-track faculty opening at all ranks in Accounting, commencing September 2020

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/71520 ). If you have any questions about the application, please contact Ms. Carol Salerno at accgroup@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-3768.  We do NOT plan to attend the 2019 Miami Accounting PhD Rookie Recruiting and Research Camp.

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2019.


Economics Faculty Tenure-Track Position

Tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Economics, commencing September 1, 2020 at Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business (www.tepper.cmu.edu). Applicants at the Assistant level should have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. degree in Economics and should have potential for excellence in research and teaching in economics. Applicants at the Associate level should have a Ph.D. degree in Economics 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 vita, evidence of research (such as publications, working papers, or dissertation proposal), and three recommendation letters via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/71013).

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

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by November 30, 2019.


Finance Teaching-Track Faculty Position

Teaching-track faculty opening in Finance at Assistant or Associate level commencing August 2020.

Job Description and Qualifications

Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business seeks applicants for a teaching-track position in finance beginning in August, 2020. This is a career-oriented, renewable faculty appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and contributing to the educational and intellectual mission of the Tepper School of Business.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in finance or a related discipline and should have a strong, established record of teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong quantitative training, and who can teach a wide variety of classes in theoretical and empirical finance. Teaching assignments may span undergraduate, master’s (MBA, MS in Computational Finance, MS in Business Analytics) and Ph.D. Programs.

Carnegie Mellon offers teaching-track appointments with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. Associate level applicants should have made a significant and positive impact on curriculum and student development, and have a distinguished teaching record.

Application Instructions

To apply, interested candidates should send: 1) a letter of intent; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy; 4) three or more reference letters (Letters will not be requested directly by the Search Committee. Candidates should arrange for letters to be sent to the search committee; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 6) representative professional or scholarly work.

Please apply online through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/71745).

To ensure full consideration, complete applications, all supporting materials, and reference letters should be received no later than February 1, 2020. The initial review of complete applications will begin in mid- January, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews may be conducted in late January or early February, via video link.  Formal interviews will follow via a campus visit.

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

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.