Assistant or Associate Professor in Quantitative Finance

San Francisco
Jul 17, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant or Associate Professor in Quantitative Finance

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Department of Finance in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco is seeking to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in derivatives, fixed income, and mathematical finance with a subfield in an area of corporate finance and investments. Applicants should have mastery of Stata. Familiarity with Matlab, R, SAS and Python is desirable. The position is anticipated to begin in the fall 2018. This is a tenure-track appointment. Applicants should be qualified to teach in the area of derivatives, fixed income instruments, corporate finance, portfolio management, and financial econometrics at both the undergraduate and master's levels.

Job Responsibilities:

This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an energetic and innovative faculty member with a solid research agenda, and who also enjoys and excels at classroom teaching. The Department of Finance offers both an undergraduate finance major, an MBA concentration in finance, and a Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA). This position’s main responsibilities are in the Department of Finance and the graduate finance programs of the School of Management. The MSFA program is structured around the curriculum of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation. The MSFA program is an Academic Program Partner of the CFA Institute. We are especially interested in candidates with an empirical research agenda, familiarity with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) program and its curriculum, and financial market experience. Consequently, an awareness of and experience with professional practice in these areas is desired. Teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels may include, inter alia, corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and markets, financial economics, and portfolio management.

Minimum Requirements:

Significant teaching experience in the areas of responsibility at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, evidence of scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed articles, an earned doctorate in finance, economics, statistics, or mathematical finance by fall 2018, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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