Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance, Accounting/Finance/Economics

Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description or Duties

The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is seeking applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance position to begin in Fall 2021. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, scholarship, and student retention and success.

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate finance courses
  • Conducting scholarly research that leads to publication in quality peer reviewed journals
  • Participation in internal and external service activities
  • Advising and interacting with students
  • Pursuing professional development


Required Qualifications:                              

  • Doctoral degree in Finance (an ABD within one year of completion acceptable)
  • Teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence
  • Interest in and ability to conduct high-quality research
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Finance from an AACSB accredited school • University teaching experience • Online teaching experience • Quality publication history • Areas of expertise/interest in investments and/or banking and financial institutions


HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date November 13, 2020. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Bree Dority at  For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.


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