Assistant Professor

Boone, North Carolina
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Dec 16, 2020
Jan 15, 2021

The Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Finance to begin in August 2021. Teaching needs may include Introduction to Finance, Corporate Finance, International Finance, and Banking and Financial Markets.

Essential Duties to Include:

Typically teach three classes per semester, maintain required level of research, and serve on department, college, and university committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate a sincere commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. For more information about the Walker College of Business Inclusive Excellence statement click here.

*As a part of the COVID-19 response, Appalachian State University is employing flexible teaching formats to address academic needs and to comply with local, state and federal public health regulations or orders. The Dean of the College retains the discretion to assign or reassign faculty to teach in either online or in-person formats during or after the COVID-19 pandemic, as necessary.*

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution by the start of employment.

A record of high quality teaching.

The ability to produce quality research and publications.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

The Department:

The Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance includes 20 full-time finance, insurance and law faculty serving approximately 350 undergraduate majors. The department also provides classes for the MBA and other graduate programs.

The University:

Appalachian State University, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system. The university has been ranked consistently by US News and World Report as one of the top 15 among southern regional universities. There are approximately 20,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Additional information about the Walker College of Business, the university, and the surrounding area is located at

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit and submit an online application.  Applicants must electronically submit all of the following documents (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vita, (3) the names and contact information for three references, (4) summary of teaching evaluations, and (4) a research sample.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.