Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics

Capital University
Columbus, Ohio
Based on experience
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2023

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Capital University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, effective August 2023. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The normal teaching load for the position is 6 courses (24 credits) per academic year, primarily at the undergraduate level and occasionally at the graduate level. Summer opportunities may be available. Courses will include, but not necessarily be limited to, Financial Institutions and Markets, Investments, Corporate Finance, as well as Principles of Macroeconomics and Intermediate Macroeconomics. Business experience and/or professional finance certifications will be an advantage but are not expected.

As Ohio's capital and most populated city, Columbus is rich in cultural diversity and the arts, the center of the state's political activity, and home to several Fortune 500 companies. Columbus ranked fifth in the world for quality of life in 2020 according to It is the fastest-growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest and 14th largest city in the nation.


  • PhD degree in Finance, Economics, Financial Economics or a closely related discipline; ABD's who have a firm completion date will also be considered;
  • Previous university teaching experience;

Application Process: Application Process: Interested candidates should send: 1) a letter of interest outlining the applicant's philosophy and experience with respect to teaching, research, and service; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a transcript of all graduate coursework; 4) research sample, 5) teaching evaluations, and 6) names and contact information of three references. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom in early February. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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