Visiting Professor of Finance

Job description

The Department of Business Administration in the Williams School of Commerce, Economics & Politics at Washington and Lee University invites applicants for a one-year visiting position in Finance for the academic year of 2018-19, starting August 1, 2018, with the possibility of extending it to a two-year visiting appointment (2018-20).  We will consider candidates who are only available to start in the winter term (January 1, 2019).  This position is a non-tenure-track appointment with a teaching load of six courses per year (3-3). 

We seek candidates with expertise in finance interested in teaching several sections of principles of managerial finance and finance electives in topics of their choosing, preferably in investments, financial modeling, derivatives, or international finance to undergraduates.  

About Washington and Lee University: Washington and Lee is a highly selective, private, liberal arts university with approximately 1800 undergraduates, located in the Shenandoah Valley in Lexington, Virginia. One of the nation’s finest liberal arts colleges, W&L is unique in having accredited pre-professional undergraduate programs in business administration, journalism, and accounting, plus a graduate School of Law. Established in 1749, it is the ninth oldest institution of higher learning in the nation. To learn more, please visit

Washington and Lee University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. 


Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess the qualifications necessary to be designated either academically or professionally qualified as a faculty member in accordance with AACSB standards (master’s degree, M.B.A., Ph.D., or D.B.A., in a relevant and/ or related field).  Individuals who are ABD and will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered.  For those whose highest degree is a masters, significant professional experience related to the courses taught is a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those with a PhD, strong evidence of effective teaching at the university level, and industry experience.  Additionally, preference will be given to candidates that are available to start August 1, 2018.

Application Instructions

If you have questions about the position, please contact Scott Hoover, Chair of the Search Committee, Business Administration Department,[email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue. 




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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 8/31/2018
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