Assistant Professor, Reiman School of Finance

Colorado, Denver, USA
Jun 28, 2017
University of
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Professor in the Reiman School of Finance is expected to teach six core courses throughout the academic year, which may include fall, winter and spring quarters, in the area of corporate finance, and possibly financial modeling. Teaching responsibilities may include both undergraduate and graduate level courses using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching responsibilities may involve day, night, and weekend classes. Maintenance of AACSB academic qualifications (Scholarly Academic) is required.

Position Summary

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Reiman School of Finance starting fall 2018. The Reiman School of Finance is an academic unit of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver in Colorado. DU is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 11,800 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. DU is classified as a Doctoral/Research University with high research activity. The Daniels College of Business is the one of the largest colleges within the University, with 1,700 undergraduate and 800 graduate students. We offer a variety of majors and minors, including two bachelors degrees, five MBA degree programs and seven specialized masters degrees. Founded in 1908 and continuously accredited by AACSB International since 1923, we transform lives, organizations and communities through educational experiences, outreach and knowledge creation. The mission of the Reiman School of Finance is to provide students with an extraordinary finance education that supports lifelong professional achievement. The Finance faculty commits itself to a high quality portfolio of faculty scholarship which includes discovery, integration, application, and teaching. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of educational experience for students pursuing the MS in Finance, the MBA in Finance and the BSBA Finance specializations, as well as students involved in the core business courses.

Essential Functions

  • Teaching
    • The Assistant Professor will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. The usual teaching load for tenured/tenure track faculty members is six (four credit hour) courses. Courses taught will include the area of corporate finance, and possibly financial modeling.
    • Summer research support and two course releases for research activity are granted for two years to an Assistant Professor. Course releases and stipends/summer support for research activity beyond the first two years as an Assistant Professor are subject to a competitive peer review process open to all faculty members. Summer teaching is optional and is subject to negotiation with the Director of the School. It is compensated separately.
  • Research, Scholarship, or Creative Work
    • The individual who fills this position will demonstrate potential for conducting high-quality research in corporate finance.
    • The Assistant Professor will conduct primarily discipline-based research and focus on publishing in target and other high-quality academic journals.
  • Service
    • The individual who fills this position will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Reiman School of Finance and Daniels College faculty meetings, assurance of learning, curriculum development, and the advising of students.
    • A good deal of involvement with students is expected of all faculty members in the Reiman School of Finance.
    • Beyond the academic life of the College, the Assistant Professor will typically engage in limited service activities unless they tie specifically to one's research agenda.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Finance. ABD will be considered, but must be completed no later than March 31 of the first year with Daniels. Candidate will hold the title of instructor until completion of the doctoral degree.
  • Maintenance of appropriate faculty qualifications (Scholarly Academic) under AACSB Standards is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to effectively engage diverse populations and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance from an AACSB accredited school.
  • Teaching experience in the areas of corporate finance and financial modeling.
  • Prior business/industry experience working in corporate finance and/or investment banking.
  • Demonstrated high-quality research in the areas of corporate finance, international corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, and/or financial modeling.
  • Previous experience or demonstrated ability to teach in a traditional setting, online, and/or in hybrid courses.

Application Deadline

Review for final candidates will begin mid-October.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Mac Clouse at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of three references
  4. Teaching evaluations
  5. List of courses taught