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Assistant/Associate Professor in the Reiman School of Finance

University of Denver
Denver, USA, Colorado
$180000 - $183000 per year

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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College and Academic Unit Description

The Reiman School of Finance is an academic unit of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver in Colorado. DU is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 11,800 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. DU is classified as a Doctoral/Research University with high research activity. The Financial Times Higher Education and U.S. News have ranked DU among the nations top 100 universities. The Daniels College is the eighth oldest collegiate business program in the U.S. and has held AACSB accreditation since 1923. The Daniels College of Business is one of the largest colleges within the University, with 1,800 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. We offer a variety of majors and minors, including two bachelors degrees, four MBA degree programs, six specialized masters degrees, and an executive PhD program. We are committed to the principles of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion through involvement and participation in university and college wide projects and initiatives. Daniels is proud to be among the top business schools nationally and internationally to receive recognition for its graduate and undergraduate programs from U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times and Forbes. The Daniels College of Business is widely recognized for its focus on business ethics. The Reiman School of Finance, consisting of 17 full-time faculty members, offers an undergraduate BSBA major in finance, a finance minor, a Masters Degree in Applied Quantitative Finance, and provides core classes for the MBA and PhD students and other degree programs within the college.

Position Summary

We are open to applicants from all areas of finance scholarship. Applicants must have strong research skills and the ability and desire to conduct high quality research. Maintenance of AACSB academic qualifications (Scholarly Academic) is required. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses during the academic year, which may include fall, winter, and/or spring quarters. Teaching responsibilities include both undergraduate and graduate level courses using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching responsibilities may involve, day, night, and weekend classes. Faculty members are expected to participate in the colleges faculty meetings, assurance of learning, and the advising of students in the program.

Essential Functions

Teaching: Expected to deliver up to six courses or their equivalent throughout the academic year, which may include summer, fall, winter or spring quarters. Summer research support and two course releases for research activity are granted for two years to an Assistant Professor. Course releases and stipends/summer support for research activity beyond the first two years as an Assistant Professor or an Associate Professor are subject to a competitive peer review process open to all faculty members. There may also be opportunities to teach during the nine-week summer quarter and/or online courses.

Research, Scholarship or Creative Work: The individual who fills this position will demonstrate potential for conducting high-quality research in the area of finance. The expectation for an Associate Professor is to have an established record of high-quality publications. The College and each academic unit maintain lists of target journals. All professors are expected to conduct primarily discipline-based research and focus on publishing in journals in the Reiman School premier and top journal categories.

Service: The individual who fills this position will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Reiman School of Finance and the Daniels College. This includes attendance at faculty meetings, participation in assurance of learning and curriculum development where appropriate, and active engagement in scholarly activities such as research symposia.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods.
  • Outstanding teaching skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative, collegial environment.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse communities or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in education.
  • Exceptional abilities in scholarly and/or creative activities are needed as required by the department/center/school/college and position.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in finance or closely related field from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited school. ABD will be considered but must be completed no later than March 31 of the first year of employment at Daniels. Candidates will hold the title of instructor until completion of the doctoral degree.
  • The assistant professor will demonstrate potential for strong performance in teaching, research, and service.
  • The associate professor will have an established record in research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the rank.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The assistant professor will demonstrate strong potential to publish in Financial Times Top 50 journals or equivalent.
  • The associate professor will have an established record of publishing in Financial Times Top 50 journals or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging diverse student populations and students with different learning styles.

Working Environment

1. Standard office environment.
2. Unexpected interruptions occur often and stress level is moderate to high.
3. Noise level is quiet to moderate.

Physical Activities

1. Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period of time.
2. Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects up to 20 lbs.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) September 25, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $180,000-$183,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. Job Market Paper
4. Complete Teaching Evaluations

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


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