Assistant Professor

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Job description

The Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, effective fall semester 2018, pending available funding. Responsibilities include effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a stream of quality research, participating in activities of the Department, and fulfilling professional and university service responsibilities. The Department is an academically diverse, professionally active group of 13 full-time faculty members. It offers the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in finance, certificates in Financial Planning and Analysis toward CFP and CFA exam education, and supports other academic programs of the Fogelman College.

Minimum Position Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. with a concentration in finance or a closely related area from an AACSB-accredited school (advanced ABDs considered if degree completion is imminent). Effective college teaching experience and evidence of strong and continuing research potential are required, with a commitment to targeting top journals in the field. Applicants with expertise in market microstructure, international finance, investments, and corporate finance are desired for this position.

This is an academic-year appointment and offers competitive compensation, summer research support, and an attractive benefits program, depending on qualifications.

Full-Time: Benefits Eligible

How to apply

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