Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Entrepreneur Finance

Job Description: 

The Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance is seeking applicants for tenure track Assistant Professor position in Finance starting Fall 2023, subject to final budget approval.

The successful candidate will engage in high quality scholarly research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, mentor students (undergraduate, master’s, Ph.D.), and share responsibility for committee and department assignments.  Preference will be given to candidates specialized in entrepreneur finance.  This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster of new faculty with expertise in entrepreneurship and innovation across Baruch’s three schools (The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Weissman School of Arts and Science, and Zicklin School of Business). Faculty in this cluster will be expected to work collaboratively with one another and other faculty affiliated with the Field Center for Entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation cluster is expected to provide the critical mass of faculty needed to launch a planned Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a department that will cross traditional disciplinary boundaries and partner effectively with other CUNY campuses.

Located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan, Baruch College serves a diverse student population which speaks more than 110 languages. Baruch is consistently ranked among the top public schools in northeast and among the top “Best Bang for the Buck” colleges.


All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

Compensation and Benefits: 

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Ph.D. in Finance, Economics or a closely related field. Demonstrated ability to conduct high quality scholarly research, ability to teach successfully and to cooperate with colleagues for the good of the institution.

– How to Apply: 

Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25480.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation.

STEP TWO – Go to

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 

Open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by December 4, 2022. Please note that our department has an additional position of assistant professor, please also apply to that one.

EEO Statement: 

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employ