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 16, 2023.
The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law and the College of Business are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Primary teaching needs are in corporate finance and investments 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.
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 who have had papers published at Organization Science, Accounting Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, JFQA, and Financial Management. 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.
1. To be considered, applicants will hold a terminal degree in finance or a closely related field, preferably from an AACSB accredited school. Exceptional ABD candidates will be considered if close to completion.
2. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Proposed Starting Date
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Required Applicant Documents
1. Letter of application
2. Research agenda
3. Curriculum vitae
4. Evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., evaluations, peer reviews, etc.)
5. At least one working paper
6. The names and contact details of three references.
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"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Review of applications will begin on September 23, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded and will not be reviewed until complete.
Contact Information for Applicants
If any applicant has questions about the position, please contact:
Kevin Ahlgrim, Chair
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Law
Illinois State University