Assistant Professor in Investments
Department of Finance
Business and Economics
The Department of Finance at California State University,
Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure‐track Assistant
Professor position in the area of Investments with an appointment
to begin Fall 2024.
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving
institution, affirmative action, and equal opportunity employer.
CSUF is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community and the curriculum and fostering an inclusive environment
within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive.
Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching,
research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify
their strengths and experiences. Individuals advancing the
University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose
underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe
and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF is committed to retaining all faculty and has established
affinity groups you can join to support your success.
The Department is interested in
Investments candidates with strong teaching and research potential.
The successful applicant is expected to publish in high-quality
journals, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise
students, interact with a diverse student body, serve on the
committees, and engage in activities that benefit the department,
University, and community. Positive tenure and promotion decisions
require excellent teaching, strong scholarly and creative
activities which result in publication of high-quality refereed
journal articles, and substantial services as defined by the
- A doctorate in Finance or a related field from an accredited
institution - ABD's may apply with evidence that the degree will be
completed by the appointment date
- Evidence of (or potential for) publications in high quality
- Evidence of excellent teaching potential
- Demonstrated potential for effective integration of technology
- Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of
students, faculty, staff, and external audiences
- CFA designation/affiliation
A complete online application
must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To
apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php,
choose full-time faculty, search for the position
#531851, and provide the following required
- cover letter in which you respond to the required
- curriculum vitae
- research statement
- teaching statement
- transcripts from highest degree earned (Unofficial transcripts
to be accepted during application process. Official transcripts
required upon start of appointment if selected)
- sample publication(s) and/or working paper(s), submitted as a
- candidate statement on commitment to inclusive excellence
- This statement provides the candidate's unique perspective on
their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for
promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their
professional careers. This statement aims to help the department
identify candidates with professional experience, intellectual
commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could
help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas. The statement
shall address one or more of the following criteria:
- The candidate has acquired knowledge of barriers for
underrepresented students and faculty in higher
- The candidate has experience in and is committed to engaging in
service with underrepresented populations in higher
- The candidate has experience in and is committed to teaching
and/or mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education
- The candidate has experience integrating underrepresented
populations and communities into scholarly and creative
- a list of three references with relevant contact
- Semi-Finalists must submit three letters of recommendation.
Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the
References page of the online application, enter information and
email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential
letter of reference for your application. At the appropriate time
in the search process, they will receive a request via email along
with information on uploading the letter. You can verify that CSUF
has received each letter by logging back into your applicant
Finalists will be asked to have each of their three referents
submit a letter of recommendation. Please have these ready for the
referents to offer should you proceed to this search phase.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Weili Lu,
Department Chair, Department of Finance at email@example.com or call (657)
To be assured full
consideration, all application materials must be received by
October 7, 2023. The anticipated appointment date is August
The College and Department
Business & Economics is accredited by The Association to
Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the
undergraduate and master's levels. There are about 300 faculty
members and close to 9,000 students, including more than 600
graduate students. Bachelors' degrees are offered in Business
Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics,
Entrepreneurship, Entertainment & Tourism, Finance, Management
(Operations, General, and Human Resources), Information
Systems/Decision Sciences, Marketing, and International Business,
among others. Masters' degrees are in Business Administration,
Economics, Management Science, Information Technology, Accounting,
and Taxation. For more information about the College visit:
The Finance department is committed to diversity and fostering an
inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators
and faculty thrive. Out of our currently enrolled students, the two
largest groups are Hispanic and Asian. Out of our current faculty
members, 18 are tenured and tenure-track faculty supplemented by
multiple part-time and full-time adjunct faculty members.
Tenure-track faculty members have published their research in
journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial
Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal
of Corporate Finance, Review of Finance, Financial Management,
Journal of Banking and Finance, European Financial Management, Real
Estate Economics, and Journal of Risk and Insurance, among others.
The department houses three active centers of excellence - Center
for Real Estate, Titan Capital Management, and School of Risk
Management and Insurance. These entities raise funds for
extra-curricular student activities and provide opportunities for
interaction with the local business community. For more information
about the department, please visit: http://business.fullerton.edu/Department/Finance
Multiple positions may
be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the
The Assistant Professor
(Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994
monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated
hiring range is $11,141 to $11,373 per month.
Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from
paying its employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or
another race or ethnicity for substantially similar work (https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/california_equal_pay_act.htm).
Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a
reduced teaching load may be available.
An excellent comprehensive
benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse,
domestic partner, and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus
child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state
system and optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed
description of benefits, please visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/.
The person holding this position
is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the
requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July
21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally
offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete
the background check may affect the application status of
applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who
apply for the position.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants
with disabilities who self‐disclose.
Notice of Non-Discrimination based on Gender or Sex and Contact
Information for Title IX Coordinator (http://www.fullerton.edu/titleix/about/notice.php).
In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California. It
requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the
State of California.
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/531851/assistant-professor-in-investments