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Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY
Closing date
Jan 4, 2023

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.


The Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track position in Finance at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall 2023.


Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the strong teaching reputation of the department's faculty and conduct high-quality peer-reviewed research that is publishable in high-quality journals in Finance and closely related fields.


Qualified candidates should submit an online application, cover letter emphasizing qualifications for and interest in the position, evidence of teaching effectiveness, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references, at the link above. Once submitted, please email recent scholarly publications or working papers to the Department at .


The review of application materials will begin on Dec. 12th, 2022. However, the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates may email the search committee chair, Dr. Nicole Choi (, for more information.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in Finance Three or more years of university teaching/research experience Either education in, or experience working with, the U.S. financial markets Demonstrated potential for research publications in high-quality Finance Journals

Desired Qualifications


  • Evidence of ongoing high-quality research productivity Demonstrated excellence in teaching Commitment to Departmental, College, University, and professional service Professional certification (ex. CFA, CFP, CPA, etc.)

Required Materials


  • Completed online application Electronic copies of the following: Cover letter and CV Teaching evaluations (if available) Three Professional references

The College of Business


The University of Wyoming College of Business ( is AACSB accredited and is in a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified building. The College currently offers undergraduate degrees in business administration, marketing, professional sales, management of human resources, accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, and finance. The College offers an MBA, Master's degrees in accounting, economics, and finance, and Ph.D. degrees in marketing and economics. It is one of 11 member schools of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative College Program. The college recently completed a new strategic plan with goals to advance world-class research, integrate more experiential learning, engage in more stakeholder outreach, expand global connections, and grow online offerings.


The Department of Accounting and Finance offers bachelor's and master's degrees in each discipline. The Finance faculty have published in high-quality journals such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Finance, and Journal of Corporate Finance.


Life in Laramie


Laramie, Wyoming, is located in a Rocky Mountain valley in southeast Wyoming at an elevation of 7,200 feet. A true college town with 30,000 residents, Laramie offers a high quality of life for those who value small-town living, sunny days, and access to numerous outdoor activities. Roughly 1 hour from Fort Collins, 2 hours from Denver, and world-class ski resorts in Wyoming and Colorado, Laramie is ideally located for those who desire to live in a relaxed, small-town environment with easy access to both unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities and major metropolitan areas.


            Hiring Statement


The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application, the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need. Accessibility resources are available on UW's website at 




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