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Assistant Professor of Finance

The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
Dec 16, 2020
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The Department of Finance within the Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa invites applications for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in Finance at the Assistant Professor level starting August 18, 2021.  All specialty areas in finance will be considered; however, individuals with expertise in corporate finance are especially encouraged to apply. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by December 6, 2020. Position is 100% time with benefits.

Tenure-track positions require research, teaching and service. Teaching load may include undergraduate, MBA or PhD courses.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

For more information about the University of Iowa’s Tenure-track/Tenured Faculty policies, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1.

Education Requirement

An earned doctorate degree or strong evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed before the date of hire.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in and capacity to do research publishable in top-tier journals; a high level of teaching competence; and demonstrated commitment to work towards a welcoming and inclusive environment both in and out of the classroom.

Applicants must be capable of adhering to the expectation that all staff will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Application Instructions

Please submit your materials by using the University of Iowa online job application system at Click on the listings for Tippie College of Business and select requisition 74043.

Applicants should submit:

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vita

3. Research statement

4. Samples of recent publications and manuscripts, preferably as PDF files

5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness

6. Three letters of recommendation should be arranged; the applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.


Direct general questions about the position to David Bates (, Search Committee Chair, and questions about the application procedure to Bev Berg (; Departmental Administrator. Explore our recruiting website at

The University of Iowa’s status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas. As we enhance the breadth and depth of our perspectives, we are better able to fulfill our mission to explore, discover, create, and engage. Thus, we are committed to supporting every Hawkeye’s pursuit of excellence. Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge. At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion. To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” ( in the Iowa City area.

The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care, and an automatic tenure clock extension when a new minor child enters the home. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:

The University of Iowa is a founding member of the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual-career couples. To see other jobs available in higher education and with key local employers in our area, please visit the HERC website at

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

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