Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Tennesse Technological University
Cookeville, Tennessee
Competitive with AACSB-accredited peer institutions and commensurate with qualifications, e
Dec 16, 2020
Jan 15, 2021
Contract Type

The College of Business at Tennessee Technological University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank starting in August 2021. All areas of interest will be considered.  Teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate and/or M.B.A. levels. 

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or D.B.A. with a specialization in Finance from an AACSB-accredited college of business. ABDs in advanced dissertation stages will also be considered but the degree must be conferred by start date (8/1/2021).  Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching, research, and service to the university and profession.    

Preferred Qualifications: Interest in the area of Investments. Teaching experience, including online/hybrid modalities. Professional experience and/or certifications.

Tennessee Technological University and the College of Business emphasize quality teaching and mentoring.  The typical teaching load is 9 hours (3 classes) per semester.  Instruction is provided in classroom, online, and hybrid learning environments.  Research leading to refereed publications is required.  Engagement with the business community and service to the university and the profession are expected. 

Serving 1,400 students, the College of Business offers undergraduate (BSBA and BS in Economics) and graduate (MBA and MAcc) degrees and holds AACSB accreditation in Business and Accounting.  Undergraduate majors include Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Accounting, and Information Technology.  The College also offers a range of innovative minors and certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Serving 10,500 students, Tennessee Technological University is located in Cookeville - one hour from the Nashville International Airport and situated in the picturesque Upper Cumberland Region of Middle Tennessee.

Salary is competitive with AACSB-accredited peer institutions and commensurate with qualifications, experience, and appointed rank.

Applicants must apply online at and will be required to electronically upload the following: letter of application/interest, curriculum vitae, sample of recent research, teaching evaluations, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees will be required upon hire), and e-mail contact information for three references who may be contacted to provide a letter of recommendation. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Screening begins February 15, 2021.  The position will remain open until filled. 

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.