Assistant Professor of Finance, Tenure Track, August 2021

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


General Information

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in of Finance, beginning August 2021.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. The Argyros School is fully accredited by AACSB and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting, business, and economics as well as a traditional MBA. Chapman’s full time MBA program is ranked #78th nationally by US News and World Report, and their undergraduate business program is ranked #34th in the nation according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The School has nearly 1,700 + undergraduates and 250 graduate students who attend classes in a modern 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility. Chapman is also home to the world-renowned Economic Science Institute, headed by Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith. The finance faculty have published ten articles in top-tier journals since 2018. Our new colleague will complement a finance group that has roughly doubled in size with five tenured/tenure-track faculty hired since 2017. Additional information can be found at

The city of Orange is a vibrant community with ‘downtown’ restaurants and shops adjacent to campus. Orange is located in Orange County south of Los Angeles County and north of San Diego County. The region boasts excellent amenities, beaches, weather and cultural diversity. Chapman is on a commuter train line that extends from San Diego to Los Angeles and is convenient to John Wayne International Airport.

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at



A Ph.D. in Finance, teaching experience and an active research agenda are required.

Seasoned applicants who currently hold a tenure-track academic appointment are strongly encouraged to apply for the position.



Duties include performing high quality research and demonstrating excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Research support and teaching loads are competitive. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.


Contact Information Qualified applicants should electronically submit a faculty application, a cover letter indicating their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and examples of recently published or unpublished research to:

Dr. Mitchell Warachka, Search Chair

c/o Jennifer Brady at Please use “Tenure Track Finance Position - Fall 2021” as the subject of the email.

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Warachka at

Priority will be given to applications received by November 30, 2020. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.


Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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