Assistant Professor in Finance
University of San Francisco
The Department of Finance in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco is seeking to fill a position of Assistant Professor in Finance with a subfield in an area of applied finance such as Derivatives, International Finance, Corporate Finance, and Investments. The position is anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2019. This is a tenure-track appointment.
Ph.D. in Finance or Economics from an AACSB-accredited institution is required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with academic achievement, a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and published research. Business experience is a plus. Also, working on new ventures would be an asset. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service is expected.
This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an energetic and innovative faculty member with a solid research agenda, but who also enjoys and excels at classroom teaching. The Department of Finance offers both an undergraduate finance major, an MBA concentration in finance, and a Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA). This positions main responsibilities are in the Department of Finance of the School of Management. The MSFA program is structured around the curriculum of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. The MSFA program is an Academic Program Partner of the CFA Institute. We are especially interested in candidates with an empirical research agenda, financial market experience, and familiarity with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program and its curriculum.
Teaching Responsibilities: Candidates will teach both required and elective finance courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Areas of teaching emphasis include international finance, derivatives, corporate finance, and financial econometrics. Applicants should be familiar or be comfortable using STATA and/or MATLAB in the classroom. Familiarity with R, SAS and Python is desirable.
Teaching experience in the areas of responsibility at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, evidence of scholarship, an earned doctorate in finance or economics by Fall 2019, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required.
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