Robert C. Brown Chair in Finance

Location
Lubbock, Texas
Salary
Competitive and consistent with the qualifications for holding a $2.5 million endowed chair.
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Feb 05, 2018
Government & Institutions
Researcher
Contract Type
Permanent

Robert C. Brown Chair in Finance

Rawls College of Business (Fall 2018)

The Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University seeks candidates for the Robert C. Brown Chair in Finance, beginning fall 2018. Supported by an endowment of $2.5 million, the Brown Chair holder must have a proven record of publishing research in the top finance outlets and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.  Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field and have a record consistent with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Finance at Texas Tech University. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

.Interested candidates must apply for the position online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/hr, Requisition 12435BR.  Questions should be directed to: Drew Winters, Finance Area Coordinator, Rawls College of Business, Box 42101, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-2101, 806-834-3350, drew.winters@ttu.edu.

Texas Tech is a research extensive, doctoral granting university.  It is a multi-purpose university located in Lubbock, on the South Plains of Texas.  The student body exceeds 35,000 students.  Texas Tech University is the only school in Texas in which the University, Medical School, and School of Law are located on the same campus.  Texas Tech has recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University.  The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Lubbock, a city of over 235,000, has multiple superior school districts and big city amenities including a symphony, theatres, touring Broadway productions, Division I college sports teams, a variety of local entertainment, and excellent hotels and restaurants.  Lubbock serves as a major medical, retailing, and service center for West Texas and Eastern New Mexico and is located approximately 5-6 hours driving or one-hour flight from Dallas, Albuquerque, and Austin, and 4 hours driving from the Rockies.  Lubbock ranks in the top 25 cities in the U.S. for the number of days of sunshine per year. For information about Texas Tech University, the Rawls College of Business, and the Area of Finance please visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/rawlsbusiness  or Texas Tech University‚Äôs website at http://www.ttu.edu.

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