Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Finance

Fargo, North Dakota
The position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
Nov 07, 2019
Jan 06, 2020

The Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance in the College of Business at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to begin in August 2020.  We will consider qualified applicants in the area of Finance/Economics with the primary research interest in International Financial Economics, and teaching interest in International Finance, Corporate Finance, and Research Methods.  The normal teaching load is 2-2 (four three-credit courses with no more than three preparations).  The position is also expected to conduct and publish high quality research using advanced econometric methodology, and provide service to the university and business communities.  The position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

The tenure home will be in the Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance.  However, this position will also be affiliated with the NDSU College of Business’ Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth.  The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, teaching, and outreach that contributes to the Institute’s mission, specifically studying the impacts of international trade and trade policy on economic growth and opportunity and examining financial and economic policies including immigration policy that enhance economic development, encourage innovation & entrepreneurship and increase economic growth and opportunity for communities, regions, and the U.S.

The Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance currently has 11 faculty members and offers undergraduate majors in Finance, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Transportation and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Transportation and Urban Systems. The College of Business at NDSU is fully accredited by AACSB, and is located in Richard H. Barry Hall, a 135,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility.  The College of Business offers a variety of undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs including MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Transportation and Urban Systems, and PhD in Transportation and Logistics.

The Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth is an interdisciplinary institute that aims to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade, and institutions to identify policies and solutions that enhance economic growth and opportunity.  The Challey Institute works toward achieving its mission by engaging in research, student programming, and outreach in the areas of (1) international trade, investment, and immigration, (2) innovation and entrepreneurship, and (3) institutions and policy.

NDSU is distinctive as a student-focused, land grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 100 public universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity," with total research expenditures topping $153 million in the most recent National Science Foundation survey.  NDSU is located in Fargo, rated as one of the best places to live and for family.  The state of North Dakota has a range of diversified economic sectors including health care, technology, financial service, energy, agriculture, and small/medium-sized businesses, providing substantial growth opportunities for NDSU and the College of Business.

Complete information about the current opening and qualifications can be found at We will be available to talk with interested candidates at the the AFA/ASSA annual meeting in San Diego. Questions can be directed to Dr. Joseph Szmerekovsky, Search Committee Chair, at  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will remain open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

NDSU is an EEO/AA-MF/ Vet/ Disability. Women & traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. NDSU is also an ADVANCE institution.

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