ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR of Finance / School of Management / eligible candidates, Henry W. Bloc...

UMKC Volker Campus
Mar 01, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR of Finance / School of Management / eligible candidates, Henry W. Bloch Chair in Finance
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35788
Hiring Department

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management / Department of Finance

Job Description

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or tenured position in finance. Consideration will be given to candidates for an associate or full professor position. Senior candidates with strong credentials may be eligible for the Henry W. Bloch Chair in Finance. Candidates are expected to have outstanding research and teaching credentials as well as a track record of participating in, designing, and leading innovative programs. A PhD or DBA in business or a related discipline, with a focus on finance from institutions where the business school is accredited by AACSB is required. Evidence of instructional effectiveness is required, with priority given to candidates demonstrating the ability to utilize both traditional and online modalities and the ability to address the needs of both undergraduate and experienced professionals and executives. Also required is evidence demonstrating the capability to publish in high-impact journals. The candidate must have an established and active research program with a significant portfolio of publication in to-tier outlets. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, strong support for research, and collegial environment. Significant support from the Bloch Family Foundation, established by our School's namesake, Henry W. Bloch, encourages excellence in research teaching and engagement. The School is centrally positioned within the growing Kansas City metropolitan area, an area that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of low cost living and high quality of life. The region offers many opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, food the outdoors, and a vibrant sports culture. It offers short commutes and excellent options for elementary and secondary education. Kansas City is home to a number of major corporations, significant foundation, as well as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or DBA in business or a related discipline with a focus on finance from an institution with an AACSB accredited business school

Full Time/Part Time

9-month Academic Ranked Faculty Position, Tenure-eligible, Full-time, Benefit-eligible


Negotiable and commensurate with credentials, experience, and achievement

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

Application Instructions

Candidates must apply online through the UMKC recruiting portal: To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate's ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications, and the names and current contact information of at least three references. Application materials must be submitted by clicking the "Apply Now" tab below. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or MicroSoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g. ,, /, &, %, etc.) in filenames. If you are experienceing technical problems, please call (855)524-0002.

References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate.

An official copy of transcript(s) showing when degree(s) were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to a final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of faculty higher education transcripts.


The Bloch School has over 60 full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of adjunct faculty, many of whom are in leadership roles at organizations in the region. The School is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve experience professionals seeking to make a career change. And, we serve students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates.

The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporation, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards, supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and providing opportunities for internships and experimental learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.

The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPAA accreditation, is committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students have access to outstanding career and student support services, vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in global business experiences.

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 - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

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