CBE-3405, Assistant Professor, Finance

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Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

College of Business and Economics


The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Finance beginning August 2021.


PhD in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by August 1, 2021. Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, advising/mentoring students, commitment to high quality research, and the ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Professional certifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) will be helpful.


Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year. Teach traditional and online format courses within the finance discipline at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Primary areas of interest for teaching and research should be Investments and Corporate Finance. Secondary areas may be Financial Planning. Candidates who can teach new data analytical tools such as Python and/or Tableau are preferred.

College of Business and Economics:

The college is accredited by AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in an array of business fields and offers a growing number of graduate programs. The college plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments, and non-profit organizations. The college also has affiliated business programs in other countries.

Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CBE-3405

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 1/4/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2021
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