Assistant Professor of Finance

Title: Assistant Professor of Finance

  • Reference #: 506912
  • Employer: Florida International University
  • Website: http://www.fiu.edu
  • Location: Miami, FL
  • Job Description:

    Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.


    Florida International University invites applicants for a position as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance (tenure track) in the Department of Finance, College of Business. Even though the candidate is expected to teach and conduct research in all areas of finance, preference will be given to those who can teach mathematical and theoretical finance at the graduate including the doctoral level. Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in finance, economics, mathematics or statistics. Candidates who have the doctoral degree in areas other than finance must have finance as a minor field at their doctoral level.


    The candidate can have his/her research interest in either empirical and/or theoretical areas with demonstrated capabilities of publishing in academic journals in Finance and/or related areas (including but not limited to UT Dallas or Financial Times journal list). The successful applicant must have the ability to teach mainly advanced theoretical topics at the graduate level in finance, including but not limited to such areas as stochastic calculus, microeconomic theory, risk analysis and derivative securities, mathematical statistics, behavioral finance etc., in graduate programs including doctoral level courses. The emoluments (including the generous summer package) will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and competitive market forces.


    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 506912 at careers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, listing of three references, and teaching evaluations, in a single pdf file. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 15th, 2013. Review will continue until position is filled. Committee representatives will be attending the AFA Conference in January 2014.

    FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

  • Application Deadline: December 15th, 2013
  • Other Info:

    Please apply at Careers.fiu.edu

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