Assistant Professor: Corporate Finance - Entrepreneurial Finance

San Diego, California
Jul 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Announcement

Department of Finance, Fowler College of Business

San Diego State University

Corporate Finance - Entrepreneurial Finance (Assistant Professor)

The San Diego State University Department of Finance in the Fowler College of Business seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor) with an expertise in Corporate Finance with a research and teaching interest in entrepreneurial finance, to begin Fall 2018. This position is contingent upon state funding. Qualified applicants will hold a doctorate [PhD] in Finance or a related discipline by August 2018. The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of, or potential for, professional growth activity. This will include regular publication in high-quality, refereed journals and professional conference participation as well as demonstration of an innovative and active research agenda. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to interact effectively with members of the business community. 

The SDSU Fowler College of Business is among the nation’s oldest and largest AACSB accredited business schools. Its accomplished faculty and highly ranked academic programs provide an exceptional foundation for an institution with significant regional, national and international impact. The Fowler College of Business enrolls approximately 5,400 undergraduate and over 500 graduate students. The Finance Department includes 14 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, and it offers B.S. degrees in Finance, Financial Services, and Real Estate. At the graduate level, the College has the MBA degree with emphasis in Finance and the MS degree with emphasis in Financial and Tax Planning.         

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See for more information. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Review of candidates will begin in August 2017 and preliminary interviews will be held at the Financial Management Association International Annual Conference in Boston from October 11-14, 2017. Applications received by September 11, 2017 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at For questions, please contact Dr. Kamal Haddad at

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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