Loyola University Chicago is seeking an Assistant Professor – Finance to continue with current research and develop new research projects to eventually publish research in high level journals; teach assigned courses, currently assigned courses for the upcoming academic year are as follows: Investments (undergraduate; application of financial theory to investments), Financial Analytics (2 times, undergraduate; building financial models with Python), Financial Mathematics and Modeling I (master's; building financial models with Python); hold office hours; advise students; present research work at the department seminar and at major conferences; serve as a reviewer for major conferences and for academic journals; attend graduate and undergraduate events; join a Quinlan School of Business Committee and serve as the department representative. Up to 10% travel required.
Doctorate degree in Business Administration with concentration in Finance or related field plus 1 year related experience. Prior experience must include: Conduct and publish high quality academic financial research, formulate research questions, obtain data and set up the proper empirical framework to analyze the data if empirical research, set up a theoretical model and solve it if theoretical research, interpret the results from analyses, and write up the research paper; Teach university-level finance courses, prepare lecture material, teach the material/topics, advise students, conduct and grade exams; Retrieve, merge, and compile data from academic financial research databases (e.g., CRSP, Compustat) for empirical research and analyze the data via econometric methods using statistical software such as SAS and/or Stata; Perform computer programming in Python, and, for empirical research, computer programming in statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata).
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.