Assistant Professor of Finance

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021
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ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position in finance with an emphasis on investments at the assistant professor level. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high-tech community.  

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research in a collegial environment where both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Effectively teach finance and related courses in graduate and undergraduate programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in finance or a closely related field is required. A Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in finance with an emphasis on investments is required. We prefer candidates who have a strong academic background, the ability to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, and the potential to expand student interest and engagement in the finance major. We also prefer candidates who have teaching interests in multiple areas (such as corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance in addition to investments) and have the potential to teach courses that involve student-managed funds. ABDs will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Appointment date: Fall 2022

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), a representative sample of recent research work, and a list of three references (three reference letters will be required for finalists). Official transcripts of all college work will be required for finalists. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please see the complete advertisement of the position at

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-126

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