May 14, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 27513
Job Description

Professor: One tenured position starting August 1, 2019 or other mutually agreeable date.

Chair of the Department: Collaborate with the Finance faculty, staff, alumni, and college leadership to develop a vision and goals for the department, its growth and development, and its role within the Trulaske College of Business

    Provide leadership, development, and facilitation to enhance departmental faculty’s scholarly accomplishments and teaching excellenceCreate and support a high-quality academic culture that stresses engagement, scholarly activity, and teaching excellenceDevelop recommendations for hiring, tenure, promotion, and evaluation of full-time and part-time faculty, as well as staffSupport program innovation and the delivery of high quality teaching across BSBA, MBA, MS (online), and PhD programsManage departmental staff and ongoing operations, including course scheduling, fiscal operations, development of new courses and programs within the department, and responding to the needs of studentsEngage with alumni and other external constituents to leverage their expertise and to encourage ongoing financial support of the department, college, and universitySupport the Smith Institute of Real Estate and Capital Markets and the Financial Research Institute, both of which reside in the departmentStrengthen other ongoing activities of the department, including the Risk Management and Insurance certificate and the Real Estate emphasis
    PhD in Finance or related fieldA record of publication in top-tier journalsEvidence of excellence in teachingAdministrative experience preferred, but not required
Application Deadline

Screening will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. The current chair of the department, John Howe, will attend the FMA meeting in October.

Other Information

The Department: The Department of Finance has a current enrollment of about 620 junior-senior finance majors for the BS in Business Administration degree. The department offers the BSBA degree, contributes to the MBA program, has an active PhD program, and launches its MS Finance program in Fall 2018.

The College: The Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business enrolls more than 3,500 undergraduate students, 250 students at the master’s level, and 40 PhD students. For additional information about the Department of Finance and the Trulaske College, see our web site at

The University: The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, Missouri, has 30,000+ students and a full range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees including schools of law, medicine, and veterinary medicine.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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MU Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity. The broad range of life experiences, values, cultural practices and perspectives in our community establishes an institutional foundation for innovative learning and discovery. It further expands the university’s ability to become a globally-recognized epicenter for education, research and entrepreneurship. It is expected that the successful candidate will share this commitment.

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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