Assistant Professor - Finance

Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 01, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is currently seeking applicants for two tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in Finance starting in August 2020.

Our specific instructional needs are in the areas of investments, corporatefinance, international financial management, and case studies in finance. Classesin other areas will be assigned as needed and efforts will be made to findopportunities for the candidate to teach in his/her special areas ofexpertise.

The successful candidate shouldbe devoted to teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level, committedto high-quality scholarly research, and interested in pursuing community involvement. Cross-disciplinary researchis respected and encouraged. This position requires on-going scholarshipsufficient to achieve and maintain AACSB "Scholarly Academic” status.

Candidates should also be committed to further enhancing our collegialenvironment, which includes service to the college, university, community, andprofession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at:\\. Informationabout UCCS is available at

Founded in 1965, UCCS is one of fouruniversities in the University of Colorado System. As one of the fastestgrowing universities in the state, UCCS enrolls more than 12,500 students andthe AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensiveundergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs thatemphasize principle-based ethical decision making. 

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak and offersmany recreational and cultural activities. In 2019, U.S.News & World Report ranked Colorado Springs among the top five best placesto live in the U.S.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary is competitive, and the College of Businessprovides travel and professional development funding. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs islocated at:

Total compensation includes salaryplus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculatingtotal compensation can be found at:

UCCS is committed to providing a safe andproductive learning, living, and working community. To assist in achieving thisgoal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants beingconsidered for employment.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative actionemployer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of itscommitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity,the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities,including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formatsof this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities bycontacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The successful applicant will possess the following competencies, knowledge,skills, and abilities:

  • Strong commitment to student-centered instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability and interest to teacheffectively in all courses.
  • Ability to facilitate highlyeffective learning environments.
  • Demonstratedability and interest in contributing to the growth of the University anddeveloping community relations.
  • Demonstrated potential topublish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.


  • An earned doctorate (or ABD) in finance or a closely related field froman AACSB accredited business school. ABDapplicants must have completed all doctoral course requirements and qualifyingexams and must persuasively demonstrate that all degree requirements will becompleted before the start of the Fall 2020 semester.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior andrelevant teaching experience in finance or a closely related field at theuniversity level.
  • Ability or interest in teaching online classes.
  • Relevant practical experience in a financeposition is highly regarded and a willingness to interact with local finance,financial planning and business professionals is a plus.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 31, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing