Auburn University, Auburn, AL: The Department of Finance invites applications and nominations for a faculty position as Harbert Eminent Scholar and Professor of Finance starting in Fall Semester, 2019.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land-grant institutions. In the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 46th among public universities. Auburn is a high research activity institution, offering Bachelor’s, Professional, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Auburn University has 1,330 full-time faculty and enrolls 29,776 students from all fifty states and nearly one hundred countries, including 4,707 graduate students and 1,105 professional students.
A Ph.D. in finance or closely related field at the time employment begins with an established and ongoing record of producing high-impact research in the area of investments. Experience mentoring Ph.D. students is also beneficial. The instructional responsibilities of this position will focus primarily on graduate level courses. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.