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Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Finance/Financial Economics)

Austin College
Sherman, Texas
Posted Date
Sep 4, 2023

The Austin College Department of Economics and Business Administration invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Business Administration. Ph.D. in economics or business preferred and should be completed before the position begins in August 2024. Applicants with DBAs in Finance or MBAs with relevant coursework in Finance are also encouraged to apply. A minimum of 18 semester hours of graduate-level finance-related courses is required. Graduate degree required.

We seek an experienced, dynamic, and student-oriented academic professional with evidence of teaching excellence, a commitment to undergraduate business education, and the ability to teach courses in finance. Our faculty members teach three (3) courses per regular semester and a January-term course once every two years, and participate in college-wide interdisciplinary programs (e.g., data analytics, environmental studies, gender studies, health-care administration, or social justice and community engagement) and service. They are responsible for delivering student-centered, hands-on, active instruction to prepare our students for success. 

Austin College is a leading national private liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name. The Department of Economics and Business Administration of Austin College offers instruction of economics, business, finance, data analytics, and accounting within the liberal arts framework. The Department utilizes experiential practices with meaningful faculty and student engagement and interaction such as product lab, student investment fund (valued at more than $1M), and student participation in research conferences to cultivate the academic excellence of our students; a successful candidate would also contribute to such student-focused programs. The College provides an academically challenging and lively community of students, staff, and faculty committed to intellectual growth through individual and collaborative endeavors. Austin College (AC) is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book, Colleges That Change Lives.

Candidates should send the following:

  • letter of application
  • CV
  • copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial are sufficient for the application)
  • statement of teaching philosophy, no more than one page
  • statement of research, no more than one page
  • a diversity and inclusion statement (which must indicate the ways candidates address diversity in their teaching, scholarship, and/or service), no more than one page

Please combine materials into one PDF document and email it to

Three references should send recommendation letters directly to the aforementioned email address with the candidate’s name in the subject line.

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2023. Initial video conference interviews will occur in early November and on-campus interviews in  late November

Austin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that serves a diverse student body and is committed to the same in the hiring process. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Full job posting and benefits information can be found on the Austin College website at


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