Endowed Chair Full Professor - Finance

University of Kansas
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title

Endowed Chair Full Professor - Finance



Primary Campus

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description

40% - Teach a combination of required and elective finance courses at the undergraduate, masters, and/or Ph.D. level.

40% - Conduct and publish research in a quantity and quality commensurate with the University of Kansas's status as a Carnegie I research university.

20% - Perform service for the School, University, and academic profession and interact effectively with students, faculty, and the business community.

Req ID(Ex: 10567BR)



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Contact Information to Applicants

Gjergji Cici gjergji.cici@ku.edu

Position Number


Required Qualifications

  1. A Ph.D. in finance or a closely related field.
  2. A record of teaching excellence in Finance.
  3. A sustained record of excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Full Professor at a research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.

Employee Class


Advertised Salary Range

commensurate with experience and qualifications



Position Overview

The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for an Endowed Chair in Finance to start in the 2021-22 academic year. The search is open at the Full Professor level. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: corporate finance, financial institutions, international finance, investments, or risk management. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2021.

The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall . The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence .

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. The successful applicant must have appropriate work authorization prior to the start of employment.



Application Review Begins


Anticipated Start Date


Additional Candidate Instruction

To be considered, candidates must submit an online application. A complete application will include a:

  • Letter of application describing experience and accomplishments,
  • Record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV,
  • Sample of research (e.g., publications), and
  • Teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations).

Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.

Review of applicants begins January 26, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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