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  • Endowed Chair Full Professor - Finance
    University of Kansas

    The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for an Endowed Chair in Finance to start in the 2021-22 academic year. The search is open at the Full Professor level. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: corporate finance, financial institutions, international finance, investments, or risk management. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2021.

    The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see and

    In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. The successful applicant must have appropriate work authorization prior to the start of employment.

    Job Description

    40% - Teach a combination of required and elective finance courses at the undergraduate, masters, and/or Ph.D. level.

    40% - Conduct and publish research in a quantity and quality commensurate with the University of Kansas's status as a Carnegie I research university.

    20% - Perform service for the School, University, and academic profession and interact effectively with students, faculty, and the business community.

    Required Qualifications

    A Ph.D. in finance or a closely related field.
    A record of teaching excellence in Finance.
    A sustained record of excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Full Professor at a research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.

    Contact Information to Applicants

    Gjergji Cici

    Additional Candidate Instruction

    To be considered, candidates must submit an online application. A complete application will include a:

    Letter of application describing experience and accomplishments,
    Record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV,
    Sample of research (e.g., publications), and
    Teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations).
    Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.

    Review of applicants begins January 26, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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