Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00514F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department FINANCE
Salary Range
Job Summary

The University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business is seeking to fill one or more full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and/or Associate level. Position(s) will begin fall 2018, with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2018. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications. The position(s) are contingent upon funding. We will be interviewing at the AFA meetings.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in finance or a related discipline. Candidates must have a demonstrated interest and ability in pursuing research and have evidence of capable teaching in the field of finance. A successful candidate must be able to teach in at least two of the following levels: undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications received by December 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. All application documents must be submitted electronically via http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2906. Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

Applications will need to include the following (please follow instructions on the application):
a) Cover letter
b) Full curriculum vitae
c) At least one working paper
d) A brief statement of current and future research interests
e) Evidence of teaching
f) Contact information for three letters of recommendation

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia. Georgia is well known for its quality of life with both outdoor and urban activities (http://www.georgia.gov). UGA (http://www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution located approximately 60 miles northeast of Atlanta, a major metropolitan area It is within a half days driving distance from the North Georgia Mountains as well as the Atlantic coast. Athens enjoys a mild climate and yet still sees all the benefits of the changing seasons. It is well-known for its vibrant music scene and is the hometown of the classic rock bands R.E.M. and the B-52’s.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Annette Poulsen, apoulsen@uga.edu

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor candidates should have a PhD in finance or related discipline at the time of appointment and show promise for research publishable in top-tier and other high-quality research journals and for excellence in teaching.

Associate Professor candidates must have a Ph.D. in finance, a record of excellence in teaching, and an established record of publications, consistent with rank, in top-tier and other high-quality research journals.
Also, candidates who have held tenure previously at an academic institution and who have a demonstrably national reputation will be eligible for tenure on appointment, pending approval of the University Administration.

All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in finance or a related discipline. Candidates must have a demonstrated interest and ability in pursuing research and have evidence of capable teaching in the field of finance. A successful candidate must be able to teach in at least two of the following levels: undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/16/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample
Optional Documents