Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

  • Reference #: A9215 and A9216
  • Employer: Wayne State University
  • Website: http://jobs.wayne.edu
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Working hours: Full time
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Job Description:

    The Department of Finance at Wayne State University's School of Business Administration is seeking to fill one or two tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions in finance, with specialization in either corporate finance or investments/asset pricing starting in August 2014. Requirements for this position include a PhD in finance/financial economics, evidence of potential to conduct outstanding empirical research leading to publications in leading academic finance journals, and strong teaching skills. For the Associate Professor rank, an established research record is needed.The applicant is expected to teach in the areas of corporate finance and/or investments/asset pricing at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The candidate is also expected to actively participate in the finance doctoral program. We have a supportive research environment with resources including WRDS, SAS, SPSS, CRSP, Compustat, SDC Platinum New Issues and M&A, BoardEx, IBES, ExecuComp, Audit Analytics etc. We have an accomplished faculty with publications in top journals, including JF, JFE, JB, JFQA, JFI, JBF, JCF, FM, The Accounting Review, JACF, Harvard Business Review etc. There is a finance seminar series with speakers from top finance departments. Salary will be competitive. Wayne State University provides a generous benefits package as part of the compensation. Because of the concentration of hospitals and health-related industries in the southeast Michigan region and opportunity to contribute to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of this region, applicants whose interests include any of these areas are encouraged to apply.

    Contact Name:

    In addition to online submission of materials, please send hard copies of curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, and copies of working papers or publications to the address below.

    Sudip Datta - Recruiting Chair
    Professor of Finance and
    T. Norris Hitchman Endowed Chair
    Interim Chair – Finance Department
    Department of Finance - Prentis 216
    School of Business Administration
    Wayne State University
    5201 Cass Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48202

  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2013
  • Other Info:

    Wayne State University is a Carnegie Research Doctoral Extensive University with an enrollment of 28,000 students. It is one of the three research universities in Michigan. The AACSB-International accredited School of Business Administration is one of 13 schools and colleges comprising the University academic community with 2500 undergraduate business majors and 800 graduate business students. We are in the heart of Detroit's cultural center, with easy access to The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Symphony, Comerica Park and Ford Field. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. For more information visit: http://business.wayne.edu/finance/department.php
     

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