Open Positions

Georgetown University welcomes scholars to consider joining the faculty of the globally ranked McDonough School of Business. Georgetown draws outstanding teachers, advanced management professionals, and researchers wishing to continue their intellectual pursuits and impart their lifetime of learning and experience to the next generation of business leaders. Academics and professionals from diverse and international backgrounds are especially encouraged to explore fulfilling employment options at Georgetown.

Assistant Teaching Professor in Business Analytics

This appointment is to a full-time faculty position as Assistant Teaching Professor, which is a joint appointment between the McCourt School of Public Policy and the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.  As part of your appointment with McDonough, you will contribute to all academic computing and programming activities for the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) in the McDonough School of Business.  At McCourt, you will assist in course planning; participate in our data science community and in advising students both academically and professionally in the Data Science for Public Policy (DSPP) program.

The appointment is for a term of three academic years, effective Sept. 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2023.

You will teach courses related to programming and data management in addition to advising student teams on the Capstone courses in the MSBA program.  For McCourt, most instruction will be in person.  For McDonough, most instruction will be online.

Your appointment to the faculty carries with it the obligation to provide instruction and to contribute to the intellectual life of the both the McCourt School and the McDonough School of Business. You will be assigned 15 credits over the year at a 100% FTE, with scheduling, level, subject matter, and enrollment being determined by the Dean’s Offices at both schools. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the MSBA program’s academic integrity, student academic engagement, collaborating with faculty colleagues to develop asynchronous course material and other items requested by the MSBA Director.


Candidates should have a substantive background and interest in Programming (e.g., R, Python), including topics such as Relational and Non-Relational Databases, Data Engineering and Management, Big Data infrastructure, high-performance computing, spatial data, text-as-data and machine learning.

Candidates should also have active research interests, ideally at the intersection of policy and business, but at least in one of the two fields.

Successful candidates will contribute to scholarly teaching, student advising and faculty support in the MSBA program and overall growth of the McDonough School of Business in the areas of computing and information technology.

An M.S. in a technical field (e.g., computer science, engineering, statistics, data science, or any related data-driven discipline) with extensive experience in R and Python programming is required. A Ph.D. degree is preferred. Candidates with industry and applied experience are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will teach programming and big data courses and will serve in an advisory role for the students and faculty in the MSBA and DSPP programs.

Application Instructions:

To assure full consideration, applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations should be submitted to Interfolio

Consideration will begin August 1 2020, but applications are welcomed until the position is filled.

Accounting Faculty

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track accounting faculty position, starting in Fall 2020. We are open to all levels of appointment — assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be near completion of a doctoral degree in accounting or a related field. 

The McDonough School of Business is committed to and promotes a strong research culture. We seek applicants who have a strong academic background and are dedicated to producing research of excellent quality. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research interests are synergistic with current faculty. Candidates must also commit to teaching excellence and contributing to the future growth of the school. Salary and benefits will be competitive with the leading business schools.

To assure full consideration, applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and recent publications and working papers, should be submitted to:

Junior-level candidates also should include three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 


David Erkens and Reining Petacchi
McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Finance

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2020. All areas and specialties will be considered.  Rank and Tenure depend on research and teaching accomplishments.


Located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business offers unparalleled access to the world’s business, policy, and thought leaders. The school, which attracts faculty and students from around the world, is committed to developing principled leaders capable of making complex business decisions in a global environment and who are dedicated to serving both business and society. Georgetown McDonough offers undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, MS in Finance, and specialized programs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE All applications should be submitted electronically to interfolio

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.