Assistant Professor of Finance (for start August 2021)

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 10, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title Assistant Professor of Finance (for start August 2021) Department College of Business Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number TBD Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance position. The expected start date for the position is August 2021.

The AACSB -accredited Haile/US Bank College of Business serves over 3,000 of NKU’s 15,000 students with a full complement of traditional degree programs, plus several nationally recognized centers and specialized programs. We are proud to offer an outstanding comprehensive university environment to faculty who value a well-rounded career path of high-quality student interaction, productive, meaningful research, and rewarding civic engagement. Salary and benefits are AACSB -competitive.

The college is also home to the Haile Student Managed Investment Fund ( HSIF ). The HSIF was launched in 2011 as part of a $15 million gift from the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. / US Bank Foundation. In its brief history, the HSIF has grown from its initial $465,000 to a total of $960,000. The HSIF was awarded a 5-Star rating from Morningstar.

Located seven miles from downtown, Cincinnati is an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Additional information may be found on the college website at

Primary Responsibilities

Candidates from all research areas in finance are welcome to apply. Current teaching needs include coursework in international finance, corporate finance, financial management, and derivatives securities. To support faculty research, NKU subscribes to Thomson Reuters Datastream. Summer research support is available each year on a competitive basis. The standard teaching load for an assistant professor in this position is a 3/3 teaching load which continues after tenure by maintaining active scholar status.


Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. or DBA in Finance from an AACSB -accredited program. ABDs with evidence of imminent completion of their degree will also be considered. Expectations for the successful candidate include: a commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of financial management, corporate finance, international finance, and derivatives; an expectation to teach both in the classroom and online; the ability to publish quality peer-reviewed academic research; a willingness to participate in engaged service; and, a commitment and sensitivity to fostering a working and learning environment which is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds with a team of faculty and staff that contributes to the collegiality of the department and college.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position visit

For an application to be considered complete, the following items must be included: A letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a copy of the candidate’s job market paper or a published article, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references.

First round interviews will be held at the 2020 FMA Annual meeting (October 14th to 17th); in case of cancelation of the conference by the FMA, first round interviews will be conducted via Skype. Direct questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Alain Krapl, at

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education ABD Preferred Education Terminal Degree Appropriate to Discipline
Requisition Number 2020F490 Job Open Date 06/10/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Summaries of the quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations
  4. Job talk paper
  5. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3

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