Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance (Energy/Govermental Policy) - B&E

Morgantown, West Virginia
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Finance at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track, full-time position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance beginning August 11, 2017. The appointment will be renewable for up to three academic years. A successful candidate will be affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise in the College of Business and Economics. 


The position has both teaching and research responsibilities in the areas of energy finance/energy economics. Consideration will be given to candidates' interests in communicating on energy issues to a broad audience and excellence in instruction. 


WVU is located in Morgantown, WV and is the State's comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and a Carnegie Classification of R1- Highest Research Activity. The Department of Finance is part of the AACSB-accredited College of Business and Economics and offers a PhD in the discipline. Information about B&E and the Department of Finance is available at Morgantown and vicinity has a population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city is readily accessible and within driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. For more information on see 


Please apply electronically at Provide an electronic copy of the application letter outlining your qualifications for this position and your teaching and research interests more generally. In addition, please post your curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching quality. Letters of reference may be requested should a candidate advance. Emails regarding the position may be addressed to Dr. Joshua Hall ( No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically solicited. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. More information about the College of Business and Economics at WVU can be found at


West Virginia University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. Minorities, persons with disabilities, females, veterans, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply. This offer of employment is conditioned upon approval by all the appropriate governmental authorities.





At a minimum, applicants must have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field by the time of appointment. Successful candidates will have demonstrated teaching ability. In addition, candidates will show readiness to pursue significant scholarly or creative research upon arrival at WVU.