Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Fall 2024
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Internal Number: 131503
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee invites applications and nominations for a tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Finance. Faculty members are expected to publish in top finance journals, to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and to contribute to the intellectual life of the university. Candidates must be able to work effectively within a Department and a College that places significant emphasis on interaction and cross-functional integration. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Effective date of employment will be August 1, 2024, or when filled. Compensation will be competitive.
The Department of Finance is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The Department has a mission that includes excellence in research, teaching and service, while working within the framework of the College's overall mission. The Department enjoys a strong and meaningful position within the College, and faculty members are active participants in College-wide programs and priorities. The Department of Finance is a popular major at The University of Tennessee and includes curriculum at the undergraduate, MBA and doctoral levels; and the Department houses the Masters Investment Learning Center. The Department values a collegial environment where faculty members work well with each other and with doctoral students.
Knoxville, Tennessee is the gateway to the Smoky Mountains and is frequently listed as one of the "Best Places to Live" based on the low cost of living and abundance of outdoor activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission at the undergraduate and eventually at the MBA and/or Ph.D. levels. Research requirements include a strong and continuing record of publication in top-tier journals in the field of finance and an interest in working with other faculty members and graduate students on research projects. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
Successful Candidates for Assistant Professor rank for this position will have:
Ph.D. degree in finance or a related field in hand (including August 2024 graduation) as of the starting date of employment.
A commitment to a scholarly research record as evidenced by publications (or work toward publications) in top-tier journals in the field of finance.
The ability to communicate effectively to diverse audience including faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students.
Successful Candidates for Associate Professor rank for this position will – in addition to the above – have:
Evidence of an established research agenda as evidenced by top-tier publications within the field of Finance.
Evidence of service at the department, college, and discipline levels.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit their application materials via Interfolio. The application package should include a cover letter indicating interest, a curriculum vitae, evidence of successful prior teaching (course materials, teaching evaluations, etc.), a recent publication or working paper, contact information consisting of three (3) references, and three (3) letters of reference. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Interviews will primarily be conducted in October 2023. If you have any questions, please reach out to the search chair, Andy Puckett (email@example.com).
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