Assistant/Associate/Professor of Finance
Posting Number F339P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22614
Working Title Assistant/Associate/Professor of Finance
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
Department Home Page
Job Type Faculty
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Commensurate to education and experience
Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - Walton College of Business
Summary of Job Duties
The Assistant/Associate/Professor is expected to teach three courses per year for the first three years (which could all be taught in one semester depending on the individual's preference and departmental needs), and four classes each year thereafter, normally with no more than 2 course preparations per year (i.e., a 2-2 teaching load). The courses taught could be a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses, and a mix of face-to-face and online courses, as needed.
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Ph.D. in finance (or completion of the Ph.D. by August 13, 2018) from a nationally or internationally accredited university that must be conferred by the start of employment
- Candidates are expected to publish research in top-tier finance journals, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute their service to the university
- Candidates for associate and full professor levels are expected to have a distinguished research publication, teaching, and service record
- Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of finance will be considered
- Preference will be given to candidates who possess strong research records or the potential to publish in top-tier journals
- The ability to provide an excellent learning environment in the classroom, and value collegiality
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Start Date
Recruitment Contact Information
Dr. Alexey Malakhov, Associate Professor
Search Committee Chair
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, examples of written research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. We will be interviewing potential candidates at the FMA annual meeting in October 2017, and possibly at the AFA annual meeting in January 2018. All complete applications received by October 13, 2017, will be assured full consideration. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Writing Sample(s)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Proof of Veterans Status