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Associate or Full Professor of Finance; Accounting, Economics and Finance

University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Illinois
Commensurate on experience
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2022

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The Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor in Finance. This individual will be responsible for delivering Finance and Economics courses, including online courses and at locations other than campus, at the undergraduate and graduate levels; student advising; intellectual contributions leading to publication in refereed journals must meet the college’s standards to be Scholarly Academic qualified under AACSB standards; and service to the professional academic community. The teaching load is five sections per academic year for the first year and six sections from year two onward. This is a full-time on-campus position tenure-track academic appointment. 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 graduate Personal Financial Planning and/or Financial Institution Management (for banks, insurance companies, etc.) as well as undergraduate Principles of Finance: 60%
  • Scholarship responsibilities: The candidate is expected to continue scholarly activities. As an AACSB International accredited College of Business and Management, the candidate is required four or more CBM-approved refereed journal articles or their equivalents in the preceding five years in order to be academically qualified to teach in a master's program: 30%
  • Service responsibilities: The candidate is expected to serve on committees, develop, assess, and continuously improve the program’s curricula, and should discuss the appropriate service with the department chair: 10%



Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Finance or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution, or evidence of experience of full-time teaching at an AACSB accredited school
Candidates with a doctorate in related fields should submit evidence of having at least 18 graduate credits in Finance and a solid publication record
At least six years of full-time experience teaching finance courses at the university level
Evidence of excellence in teaching
An established record of peer-reviewed journal publications in relevant journals, consistent with the level of experience


Preferred Qualifications:
Online and hybrid teaching experience, undergraduate/graduate degree in Finance, relevant professional finance certificate or demonstrated progress toward the qualification, relevant work experience in finance fields


Application deadline: 10/31/2022

Minimum salary $130,000

Application instructions: Click visit 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, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student evaluation of teaching), statement of scholarship philosophy (including a plan to maintain AACSB scholarly academic status), and research samples (preferably one recent publication). Contact information for professional references will be requested later in the search process. Formal review of applications will begin soon after the application deadline 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:

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted by contacting UIS HR at or call 217-206-6652.

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