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Assistant or Associate Professor, Accounting, Economics, and Finance/Finance

University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Illinois
Commensurate on experience
Posted Date
Jul 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the College of Business and Management. Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; salary and benefits AACSB competitive; and a preferable start date of January 1, 2023. Responsibilities include delivery of Finance and Economics courses, including online courses and locations other than campus, at the undergraduate and graduate levels; student advising; intellectual contributions leading to publication in refereed journals; and service to the professional academic community. UIS tenure-system faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary teaching responsibilities include delivering graduate and undergraduate courses in Finance: 70%
Produce intellectual contributions leading to publication in refereed journals: 20%
Provide service to the University, the professional, and academic community: 10%


Minimum Qualifications:

PhD or DBA in Finance or closely related field with demonstrated relevant experience
Evidence of excellence in University-level teaching experience in finance
Demonstrated progress toward publication in Finance journals
Completed doctoral degree is required by December 31, 2022 for start date of January 1, 2023

Prefer demonstrated ability to maintain scholar academic in finance based on AACSB, online teaching experience, relevant finance certificate or demonstrated progress toward such, relevant work experience in finance fields


Preferred Qualifications:
CFA; CFP preferred.

Application deadline: 8/18/2022

Minimum starting 9-month salary: $130,000

Application instructions: Click here, create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, current curriculum vita or resume, evidence of teaching ability, published (or in progress) manuscript, and graduate unofficial transcripts. Contact information for professional references will be requested later in the search process. Formal review of applications will begin following the 8/18/2022, and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

About UIS: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. The University serves approximately 4,000 students in 21 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. The University emphasizes excellence in teaching, and faculty are also expected to provide a balance of scholarship and service activities to meet requirements for tenure and promotion. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at and the department/school web page at

About Springfield, Illinois:

Union Affiliation: Tenure-track faculty positions at more than half-time are represented by the University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) Local 4100, University of Illinois Springfield United Faculty Chapter, IFT-AFT, AFL-CIO.

New Policy: All offers for employment are contingent upon proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, or an approved exemption, pursuant to UIS New Hire COVID Policy Supplement.

UIS employment in this role is not covered by Social Security, and instead, is covered by the State Universities Retirement System

  1. You do not pay Social Security taxes and your earnings will not be on your Social Security record. (Your record will, however, show your Medicare wages.)
  2. Your pension from the State Universities Retirement System may affect the amount of your:
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