Assistant Professor of Finance
The Department of Finance at DePaul University is seeking applications for one tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance, depending on qualifications. The position is scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2018.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applications are welcome from candidates with interests in all areas of Finance, including Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Banking, Behavioral Finance, Financial Econometrics and International Finance. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrate the capacity to conduct quality research and publish in the top finance journals. Depending on her/his academic expertise, the applicant will teach undergraduate graduate courses in finance. Rank will depend on the record of research and teaching accomplishments. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in finance or a related discipline and evidence of potential excellence in teaching and research.
Candidates must have a record which qualifies them for an appointment as a tenured professor of finance including:
- An outstanding research record and agenda evidenced by publications in the very top-tier finance journals leading to a national reputation as a scholar.
- Evidence of outstanding teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
- A Ph.D. in finance or a related field.
- The ability to interact effectively both with colleagues in the department and with the professional investment community.
- The willingness to take a leadership role in developing new and creative programs for both DePaul's students and the Chicago investment community.
ABOUT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY & THE DRIEHAUS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university with an enrollment of more than 23,000 students in nearly 300 graduate and undergraduate programs. The college is located at DePaul's Loop Campus only a few blocks from Chicago's financial district and exchanges. It is one of the 10 oldest business programs in the United States. Currently, there are over 1,884 students in graduate programs in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and over 4,093 undergraduate students.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY: The department currently consists of a faculty of 13, including five clinical professors. It is the home of the Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance, the Arditti Center for Risk Management and the Center for Financial Services. Going into its 11th year, the department jointly hosts an ongoing Risk Management Conference with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. We offer M.B.A. specializations in Finance, Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Banking, Risk Management, and Financial Analysis. Additionally, we offer a Master of Science in Computational Finance, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management and a Master of Science in Wealth Management. The undergraduate program has its own Honors track and an Actuarial Science degree. (For additional information please visit our website: http://finance.depaul.edu).
The department provides Compustat, CRSP and other data sets as well as research assistance, including access to WRDS database. Our Finance Lab provides the faculty and students with access to a large number of platforms and data feeds including Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct, Capital IQ, and Thompson Financial.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit application through DePaul's Faculty Opportunities Website: http://ttp://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1445
DePaul University is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017