Assistant Professor of Finance

Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

Job description

Requisition Number: 08352

The College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing beginning in the Fall of 2018. This opportunity is open to both recent graduates from doctoral programs and/or an assistant professor with a productive research record. This is a tenure track position.

Duties include teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level, serving on doctoral dissertation committees, and exhibiting a strong potential to publish their research in high-quality outlets. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability and knowledge to teach in the department’s banking and insurance programs, but all relevant areas of teaching will be considered. Other responsibilities will include service related functions to the department, college, and university.


A PhD in Finance or a closely related field is necessary. ABD applicants must be able to give strong assurance of completing the PhD prior to August 2018.

How to apply

Candidates should submit their application via the WVU Hire system by visiting Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation from professional references. Candidates should arrange for three reference letters to be sent electronically to Dr. Naomi Boyd, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Finance at Information about the College of Business and Economics at WVU is available at

West Virginia University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. Minorities, persons with disabilities, females, veterans, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon approval by all the appropriate governmental authorities.

As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.