Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance

  • Employer: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Location: Lincoln, NE
  • Job Description:

    The Finance Department of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in finance starting fall 2014. This position may be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or near completion) in finance or a related discipline and a focus or specialization in the area of Corporate Finance. If the Ph.D. is not completed by the starting date, the appointment will be at the instructor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a significant research program, teach in the area of corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate level, and contribute service to the department, college, university, and the profession. Teaching loads and research expectations are consistent with Big Ten finance programs. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and will be competitive with Big Ten universities.

    To be considered for this position, applicants must go to http://employment.unl.edu,  requisition #F130161, and click on "Apply to this job" and complete the form. After completing the form, applicants must submit the following materials electronically to finsearch@unl.edu: (i) a detailed curriculum vita/resume that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, publications and teaching experience; (ii) evidence of teaching quality; and (iii) names and contact information of at least three references. For most favorable consideration, completed applications should be received by Thursday, December 19, 2013, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. For specific questions about the application process, please call 402-472-2330 or email kmellick2@unl.edu

    About the University UNL is the state’s flagship institution with over 24,000 students and is among the top 50 public universities listed in U.S. News and World Report’s annual evaluation of America’s Best Colleges.
    About the Department With the entrance into the Big Ten, the College and Department are experiencing significant growth, and increased resources are allowing for a substantial number of new hires across the College. There are currently over 550 undergraduate students majoring or double-majoring in Finance, and approximately 250 undergraduate students majoring in Actuarial Science. The Actuarial Science Program in the Finance department was in the first group of academic actuarial science programs designated as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. The College of Business Administration is one of 36 CFA Institute program partner schools in the United States.

    Lincoln, Nebraska, has a population of approximately 260,000, with education, banking, insurance and government as the leading industries. Lincoln ranked #9 in Forbes 2010 listing of American’s Most Livable Cities, #18 in Bloomberg Business Week’s 2012 list of the top 50 American Cities, and ranked #2 among U.S. cities in the Gallup-Healthways 2011 Well-Being Index. Lincoln has a low cost of living, low unemployment, and low crime. It also has a vibrant downtown Haymarket entertainment district, extensive bike trials, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams.
    The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

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