Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Finance, Insurance & Law at Illinois State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance, starting on August 15, 2022. A Ph.D. in finance or a related field is required by the time the appointment starts, preferably from an AACSB accredited school. ABDs will be considered if close to completion. Primary teaching needs are in corporate finance, investments, and/or derivatives at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The typical teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester, with a median class size of 29. Candidates must demonstrate potential for high-quality teaching and research. Applicants at the associate professor level should have evidence of teaching excellence and a record of publications in high-quality academic journals.

Additional Information

Illinois State University is one of only 189 schools that are AACSB accredited in both business and accounting. The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law has 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty members. Among others, the faculty has had papers accepted at Organization Science, Accounting Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, JFQA, Financial Management, Financial Review, and the Journal of Financial Research. Research support includes databases such as WRDS (Compustat and CRSP), S&P Global Intelligence (SNL), ExecuComp, and Morningstar, as well as opportunities for course releases, and competitive grants and awards. Industry outreach is fostered by the Institute for Financial Planning and Analysis, housed within the department.

Required Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in finance or a related field is required by the time the appointment starts, preferably from an AACSB accredited school. ABDs will be considered if close to completion.
  2. Must demonstrate potential for high-quality teaching and research.
  3. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Work Hours

Varies depending on class hours and office hours.

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without reasonable accommodation:

1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

8/16/2022

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.

Required Applicant Documents

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
3. Evidence of Excellence in Teaching (e.g., evaluations, peer reviews, etc.)
4. Working Paper (at least one)
5. List of References (at least three professional references with contact information.)

PLEASE NOTE:  These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE:  These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who submit information by August 31, 2021. Interviews will be conducted via Skype or Zoom in September and October.

Along with your application, please submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), (4) at least one working paper, and (5) contact information only for three references.

Contact Information for Applicants

Kevin Ahlgrim, Chair
Department of Finance, Insurance and Law
Illinois State University
kahlgrim@ilstu.edu

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 07/14/2021 06:10 PM CST
Application Closes: Open Until Filled