Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty


Wehle School of Business

Department of Economics & Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance



The Canisius College Department of Economics & Finance, housed in the AACSB accredited Richard J. Wehle School of Business, is seeking applicants for a Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2022.  Applicants must possess or soon expect to receive a Ph.D. in Finance.  Applicants with specializations in all areas of finance will be considered. The standard teaching load is 3 courses per semester.  The compensation package is competitive for AACSB accredited institutions.

Canisius College serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students.  The Economics & Finance department is comprised of 9 faculty members and serves 220 undergraduate majors as well as MS in Finance and MBA students. Our student managed mutual fund, the Golden Griffin Fund, has $760,000 of assets under management. Canisius students have been very successful in the CFA Institute Research Challenge competition. The 2015 student team were global champions and the 2019 team reached the global finals. We have 8 Bloomberg terminals in our financial markets lab with 2 additional terminals available for use by the college community.  

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

The college is located in Buffalo, New York, an affordable city with many cultural amenities and historic attractions (see the Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center for information ).  


The position requires effective teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and master’s levels.  Participation in our student managed faculty supervised mutual fund is expected. Applicants should exhibit potential for publication of scholarly research in peer reviewed journals. 

Application Instructions   

To apply, go to and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Applicants should include their cover letter, curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference with their application. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Mark Zaporowski, Chairman, Department of Economics & Finance.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.


Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time faculty’s date of hire and include – health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time faculty with contribution from College after one year. Tuition benefits are also available for full-time faculty and their qualified dependents.

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