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Tenure-Track Professor in Finance

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Not specified
Closing date
Nov 30, 2023

The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in the Finance group to begin August 2024. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in finance or closely related field from an AACSB accredited university. Although we anticipate hiring at the junior level (ABD applicants should expect completion by the time of appointment), experienced assistants and associates will also be considered. We seek candidates with strong training and the ability to publish in top journals.

The Owen Graduate School of Management is engaged in graduate and undergraduate management education, with an enrollment of over 600 students in its MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Accountancy, Master of Marketing, and Master of Management in Health Care programs. In addition, Owen faculty members teach in the Vanderbilt University undergraduate business minor. Owen enrolls a culturally diverse student body from all parts of the U.S. and 47 countries. Founded in 1873, Vanderbilt University is an internationally recognized research university with a student body of some 13,710 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and approximately 1,023 full-time faculty (excluding faculty employed by the Medical Center), of whom 57 have their primary appointment at Owen. The university is situated on a 330-acre campus located a mile and a half south of downtown Nashville.

Home to more than 2.0 million people, the Nashville metropolitan statistical area has over a dozen colleges and universities, including four Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Nashville features many cultural and recreational amenities including a symphony orchestra, professional sports, an extensive park system, hiking and biking trails, exceptional restaurants, and live music offerings across a broad variety of genres. Major industries include healthcare, publishing, insurance and finance, higher education, and music. Nashville is frequently identified as one of the best U.S. cities for work, family, and quality of life by various national publications.

We seek to attract a research active, culturally broad, and intellectually diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The University’s student body includes 34.9 percent minority students; 11.7 percent of students are international from 94 countries. Both Owen and Vanderbilt are fully committed to environments that welcome and value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference, sample publications and/or working papers, and teaching evaluations, if applicable, by November 30, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All initial interviews will be conducted virtually. Please direct questions about the search to Professor Nick Bollen: 


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Equal Opportunity Employer

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are.  We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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