Assistant Professor, Finance

The College of Business
Reno, Nevada
Assistant Professor, II
Posted Date
Feb 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. 



Job Description

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance for an appointment beginning July 1, 2023. Finance faculty members are expected to actively engage in high quality research. Primary teaching responsibilities include offering finance courses at the undergraduate, MBA and doctoral levels. Hiring is subject to budgetary approval. 


Required Qualifications 

A Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution is required by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. 

Preferred Qualifications 

Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in Asset Pricing and/or Financial Institutions.

Compensation Rank

Assistant Professor, II

Salary is based on related education and experience, internal equity, and budgets. 

To view salary schedules, please visit: Salary Schedules 

Remarkable Retirement

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University.  With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. 

Perks of working at UNR 

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance

  • Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance, and long-term disability – Faculty Benefits 

  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups

  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate

  • No state income tax


The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.  Faculty Grant-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The University of Nevada, Reno ( currently enrolls 21,000 students, with 3,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate and MBA students in the AACSB-accredited College of Business ( Our part-time MBA program has ranked as high as 4th in the country by Business Week. The College is consistently recognized as among the best by the Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Reports. The Business College maintains a collegial and collaborative work environment and is one of the strongest units at the University.

Contact Information

For questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Qun Wu at



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at

Please attach the following attachments to your application 

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover letter

3) Contact information for three professional references.  Letters of reference will be requested of finalists. 

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Review of applications begins immediately; applications received by February 28, 2023 will be given full consideration.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. 

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


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