Assistant Professor of Finance

University of San Diego
San Diego, California
Sep 04, 2018
Oct 04, 2018

Assistant Professor of Finance


Department Description:


The School of Business is committed to developing socially responsibly leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant and values-based education and research. Degree programs in the School of Business are AACSB accredited, with the undergraduate and MBA programs being highly ranked both domestically and internationally. (


The Department of Finance and Real Estate currently has 14 full-time faculty members and the School of Business offers BBA degree programs in Finance and in Real Estate, and graduate MS Finance and MS Real Estate programs.


Detailed Description:


Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance position. We seek candidates with specialization in any area -- Corporate Finance, Investments, or Financial Institutions. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Finance, or ABD candidates near completion from an AACSB accredited program are encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, active research, and university service. The School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research.


Job Requirements:


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or ABD near completion) in Finance from an AACSB accredited program prior to the start of appointment and is expected to maintain a record of scholarly achievement in field-specific, peer-reviewed outlets as well as dedication to teaching excellence and service.


Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.


Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.


Posting Salary:


Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.


The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.


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Additional Details:


The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.


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