Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Finance

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Posting NumberF0737PWorking TitleAssistant, Associate, or Full Professor of FinanceDepartmentTerry College FinanceAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia is the first public-chartered university in the nation and the Terry College is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate, full-time MBA, professional MBA, and executive MBA programs consistently ranked among the top-20 public universities. The Terry College moved into brand new, state-of-the-art buildings (the Terry Business Learning Community or BLC) in the summer of 2017. To learn more about the College, Department, and specific programs, please visit

College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2021Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date10/16/2020Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applications received by December 18, 2020 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a full vitae, at least one working paper, a statement of current and future research interests, evidence of teaching and contact information for 3 references. The request for letters of recommendation will be conducted at the appropriate time in the search process deemed by the search chair and/or hiring official of this position.

All application documents must be submitted electronically via Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Annette Poulsen, [email protected]

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Details

Classification TitleOpen RankFLSAFaculty RankOpen RankContract TypeTenure StatusTenure Track or TenuredMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Department of Finance in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for up to 3 full-time tenure track or tenured positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, with an anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2021.

Additional Requirements

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in finance or a related discipline, from an AACSB accredited institution or international equivalent, at the time of appointment. For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at A research record commensurate with rank is required for all candidates. Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at
To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Assistant level candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in teaching. Demonstrated excellence in teaching finance at the graduate and/or undergraduate level is also required to be considered at the Associate and Full Professor level.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical DemandsIs this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Writing Sample
    4. List of References with Contact Information
    5. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
    6. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
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      Posted: 10/17/2020
      Application Due: 12/16/2020
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