Assistant Professor of Finance – Tenure Track

Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
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Job description

The Department of Economics and Finance and the School of Accountancy at the University of Central Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Finance beginning August 2018.
Applicant selected is expected to engage in strong classroom teaching and research activities appropriate for a university accredited by the AACSB, as well as appropriate service activities. Finance specialty desired is Corporate Finance with secondary area of Investments.
Full time 9-month teaching position.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess the credentials, experience and documented achievements appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, including:

Ph.D. in Finance required, (ABD candidates near completion will be considered).

Applicant selected is expected to engage in strong classroom teaching and research activities appropriate for a university accredited by the AACSB, as well as appropriate service activities. Finance specialty desired is Corporate Finance with secondary area of Investments.

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

How to apply

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998230.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts showing all degrees completed; and (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If contacted for an interview, three (3) letters of recommendation will be requested.

Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018. This is a 9-month appointment.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Jose Mercado, Search Committee Chair at mercado@ucmo.edu or phone 660-543-8650.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, Missouri, was founded in 1871 as a normal school and has evolved from a state teachers college to a state college, and finally to a comprehensive university in 1972. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education granted UCM a statewide mission in professional applied science and technology in 1996. The beautiful 156-acre main campus is located one hour from downtown Kansas City.