Assistant Professor of Finance
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: March 12, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Department of Finance at the Sam M. Walton College of Business invites applications for one tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor position starting in the Fall of 2019. The position requires a Ph.D. in finance, economics, econometrics, or closely related fields from a nationally or internationally accredited university. Candidates are required to have at least one year of PhD-level academic or professional experience and are expected to publish research in top-tier finance journals, teach finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute their service to the university. Candidates for associate and full professor levels are expected to have a distinguished research publication, teaching, and service record. Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of finance will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who possess strong research records or the potential to publish in top-tier journals, have the ability to provide an excellent learning environment in the classroom, and value collegiality.
This faculty position is expected to conduct research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and fulfill other related service activities on behalf of the department, college, and/or university.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Ph.D. in finance, economics, econometrics, or closely related fields from a nationally or internationally accredited university conferred by the start of employment
* Candidates are required to have at least one year of PhD-level academic or professional experience
* Candidates for associate and full professor levels are expected to have a distinguished research publication, teaching, and service record
* Preference will be given to candidates who possess strong research records or the potential to publish in top-tier journals, have the ability to provide an excellent learning environment in the classroom, and value collegiality
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Associate Professor and Search Chair
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter/letter of application, examples of written research (writing sample(s)), evidence of teaching effectiveness (other document) and contact information for three references. We will be interviewing potential candidates at the FMA annual meeting in October 2018, and possibly at the AFA annual meeting in January 2019. All complete applications received by October 19, 2018, will be assured full consideration. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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