Assistant Professor of Finance

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Assistant Professor of Finance

Department Description:

The School of Business is committed to developing socially responsible leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant and values-based education and research. Degree programs in the School of Business are AACSB accredited, with the undergraduate and MBA programs that are ranked both domestically and internationally. (

The Department of Finance and Real Estate has 15 full-time faculty members and the School of Business offers BBA degree programs in Finance and Real Estate. In addition to the MBA program, department faculty teach in the MS Finance and MS Real Estate programs.

Detailed Description:

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance position. We seek candidates with specialization in Corporate Finance and/or Financial Institutions. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Finance, (or ABD candidates near completion) from an AACSB accredited program are encouraged to apply. Those applicants not currently holding a terminal degree must have clear evidence of an expected completion of the doctoral degree prior to the start of employment date.

Responsibilities include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, active research, and university service. The School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or ABD near completion) in Finance from an AACSB accredited program and is expected to maintain a record of scholarly achievement in field-specific, peer-reviewed journals as well as dedication to teaching excellence and service.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

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To apply, click Apply Now and fill in the personal data required and upload only your Resume to the system.

Applicants should email a single pdf application file with the Cover letter, Resume, statement on teaching and research, teaching evaluations (if available), and completed working paper(s) to Prof. Ryan McKeon at [email protected]. We also require three letters of recommendation, which can either be included in the single pdf application file, or sent separately by email to Prof. Ryan McKeon. In your email subject field, specify that you are applying for the Assistant Professor of Finance position.
Interview preference at the FMA (2019) conference will be given to applicants who submit completed applications by October 10, 2019. The application process will be open until the position is filled. If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]

Additional Details:

External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

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Posted: 10/14/2019
Application Due: 10/14/2031
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