Tenure Track Faculty Position in Finance

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 29, 2018
Dec 28, 2018

Villanova School of Business
Villanova University
Department of Finance

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Finance at the rank of Assistant Professor. We welcome expertise from all areas of finance.  A Ph.D. in Finance, completed by the date of appointment, is required.  The position begins Fall 2019.       

Villanova University seeks faculty who are motivated by the pursuit of top quality research and excellence in the classroom.  Our faculty have published in the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsReview of Financial Studies,and other leading journals.  

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was ranked the #1 undergraduate business school in the nation by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.  VSB offers both undergraduate and graduate programs (including MBA, Executive MBA, MS in Finance) to over 2,500 business students.  The Finance department is also home to the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate.

Excellent research and data resources are provided:  CRSP/Compustat, CRSP Mutual Fund, CRSP Ziman REIT, Compustat Global, Compustat Bank Data, Thomson Datastream, Thomson 13F, Thomson Lipper TASS, SNL Financial, SNL Real Estate, TAQ, ISS/RiskMetrics, Execucomp, Morningstar Direct, as well as numerous other data sources.  Professional data feeds include Bloomberg, Factset, and Eikon.   

Villanova University is a private Augustinian Catholic institution founded in 1842.  It has an enrollment of 10,000 students within six colleges:  Villanova School of Business, College of Liberal Arts & Science, College of Engineering, College of Nursing, College of Professional Studies, and Villanova School of Law.  The university is located in an affluent suburban community 12 miles west of Philadelphia and offers an excellent quality of life.  

Applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.villanova.edu.  All applications should include:  

  • Application letter summarizing interest and research/teaching accomplishments
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sample of research
  • Three letters of recommendation  

For technical assistance, please contact us at 610-519-7900, 610-519-7616, or jobshelp@villanova.edu.  Application related questions may be sent to Dr. David Shaffer, Chair, Department of Finance (david.shaffer@villanova.edu).  

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order.  Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission.  The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Interviews will be held at the January 2019 AFA meeting in Atlanta.

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