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Associate/Full Professor, Bloch School of Management, 79140

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus

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Job Title: Associate/Full Professor, Bloch School of Management, 79140
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37935
Hiring Department Henry W. Bloch Chair of FinanceAssociate/Full Professor

Department of Finance

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications for the Henry W. Bloch Chair of Finance. 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, a diverse urban community that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of a low cost of living and a high quality of life as a result of its racial and ethnic diversity. 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 foundations, as well as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit organizations. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, strong support for research, and a collegial environment.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A PhD or DBA in finance from a business school that is accredited by AACSB. Consideration will be given to candidates at either the associate or full professor level.
  • Demonstrated potential for research and teaching, as well as a track record of participating in, designing, and/or leading innovative programs.
  • Evidence of instructional effectiveness, 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 students and experienced professionals and executives. Ability to teach and mentor students from underserved communities is particularly desirable.
  • An established and active research program with a track record and/or demonstrated potential to publish in high-impact journals.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Application Instructions

Candidates need to apply online: To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s ability to meet the stated qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names and 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 the document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) in filenames. If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

An official copy of all transcripts, showing when degrees were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to the final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. At that time, please have an official copy of all transcripts emailed to Jill Masson at [email protected] Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.

Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


The Bloch School enrolls over 2000 undergraduate and graduate students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through executive and continuing education.

The Bloch School has over 50 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, including those from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career and undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We also serve experienced professionals seeking to make a career change and students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates. Many of these students hail from Kansas City’s diverse urban community and therefore we are committed to serving the needs of our community through teaching, research, and service.

The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporations, 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 experiential learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.

The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPA 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.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

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.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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