Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Auburn, Alabama
Nov 19, 2018
Jan 18, 2019
Contract Type

Auburn University, Auburn, AL:  The Department of Finance invites applications for a tenure-track position in finance at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor starting fall semester, 2019 (contingent upon budget).  

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land-grant institutions.  In the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 52nd among public universities.  Auburn is a high research activity institution, offering Bachelor’s, Professional, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Auburn University has 1,330 full-time faculty and enrolls 29,776 students from all fifty states and nearly one hundred countries, including 4,707 graduate students and 1,105 professional students.

Job Qualifications:  Successful applicants must possess a Ph.D./D.B.A. in finance or business with a major in finance from an AACSB accredited institution.  The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.  The successful candidate will possess in addition to the required terminal degree, evidence of research productivity and intellectual contributions to the field of finance commensurate with experience.  Candidates with a proven record of teaching experience and effectiveness are preferred.  Excellent communication skills in the English language are required.  For the ranks of Associate and Full Professor, preference will be given to those candidates who have experience working in a Ph.D. program and serving on and/or chairing Ph.D. dissertation committees.

Job Responsibilities:  The Department seeks candidates with an instructional emphasis in corporate finance, investments, and/or financial institutions.  The faculty is expected to contribute in instruction, research, and service/outreach/extension and work closely with Ph.D. students.


Application Procedure:  A review of applications will begin December 3, 2018.  Selected candidates will be invited to interview with Auburn faculty at the 2019 ASSA Annual Meeting in Atlanta in January, 2019.  A review of and interviews with candidates will continue until qualified candidates are selected and recommended for appointment.  Interested persons should forward a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of recent articles and/or working papers, and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness.  All application materials should be submitted to: