The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business seeks
applications for a senior assistant professor (tenure track) or
associate professor (tenure track or tenured) in finance for a
position beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. The Beacom School
of Business is the flagship business school in South Dakota and the
region with its programs consistently receiving high national
rankings from institutions such as U.S. News and World Report,
Princeton Review and others.
The Beacom School of Business’ state-of-the-art Ellis Finance
and Analytics Lab provides faculty and students the opportunity for
research and business analysis utilizing Bloomberg terminals.
Faculty in finance offer an undergraduate major and a
specialization in the MBA program. The successful candidate
will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate classes
in finance. An interest in or expertise in Investments,
Derivatives, and/or International Finance is desired. The
instructor is expected to bring a unique and innovative educational
experience to students through classroom teaching and mentorship.
As such, there is the opportunity for student engagement through
mentoring student activities outside the classroom. The successful
candidate will be expected to teach classes on campus and online.
Duties include an annual teaching load of eighteen (18) credit
hours (typically, six classes), engaging in related scholarly
research, and service for the Department, profession, and broader
REQUIRED: A Ph.D. in finance or a related field
from an AACSB-International accredited business school is required,
although ABDs with successful defense by start date will be
considered. Expertise in any area of finance will be
considered. Candidates must have a record of or potential for
contribution to the scholarship of finance. Other requirements are
proficiency in oral and written communication, and enthusiasm for
engagement, service, and the public good.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An interest or
expertise in teaching Investments and Derivatives at the
undergraduate level and/or International Finance at the
undergraduate and graduate level is desired. Also preferred is a
scholarly interest that complements the position’s teaching fields.
Candidates with enthusiasm for working with diverse student, staff,
and faculty are preferred.
CLOSING DATE: Evaluation of applications will
continue until the position is filled.
MUST complete application through the
University of South Dakota's on-line application process found
Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application,
(2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest
degree earned, (4) writing sample, and (5) contact information for
three references (please include e-mail addresses and current
telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin immediately
and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer committed to increasing the diversity
of its faculty, staff, and students. Diversity and inclusiveness
are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of
South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to
BACKGROUND: The University of South
Dakota is a comprehensive liberal arts based state institution with
an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and
professional programs are available in the School of Education,
Beacom School of Business, School of Law, Sanford School of
Medicine, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and