Professor of Practice Position in Finance (Open Rank)

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
May 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University

Rawls College of Business

Area of Finance


Professor of Practice Position (Open Rank)


The Area of Finance invites applications for a non-tenure-track Professor of Practice position (open rank) starting Fall 2021. Course load will be 18 credit hours per year with teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The Area of Finance also has a need for teaching in the summer for extra compensation. Applicants must apply for the position online at, Requisition 24096BR, where they will be asked to upload a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation. As an alternative, letters of recommendation can be sent directly to Review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries can be directed to Jack Cooney,


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or DBA in finance or related discipline before the start date of this position. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both online and face-to-face modalities. The ability to teach in our professional MBA program would be a plus. An active research program suitable for maintaining AACSB scholarly academic qualifications is preferred. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Starting rank will depend on the candidate’s record and previous experience in teaching, service, and research (if applicable). A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations and experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).


The Area of Finance is one of six academic units in the AACSB accredited Rawls College of Business. The Area has 18 full-time and emeritus faculty with a strong commitment to high-quality academic research in a collegial work environment. We subscribe to all major databases (with access through WRDS) and provide an outstanding technology and computing environment. Texas Tech University is one of 131 universities and colleges in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's “Very High Research Activity” category. Texas Tech enrolls 40,000 students in twelve colleges/schools, including Law and Veterinary Medicine, and is part of the Texas Tech University System which includes the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. The campus of Texas Tech University, with its beautiful Spanish Renaissance architecture, is located on the South Plains of West Texas in the city of Lubbock. Lubbock (pop. 256,000) has a low cost of living, a dry / sunny climate, and short commutes. Further information about the Area of Finance, Rawls College, Texas Tech University, and city of Lubbock can be found at,,,, and


The Rawls College is dedicated to fostering a community in which all students, staff and faculty feel accepted and appreciated. We exist in an interconnected world and strive to educate our students to become globally conscious business leaders. To that end, we encourage our students, staff and faculty to recognize and value diverse perspectives throughout their careers.


As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.