University of Vermont, Grossman School of Business
Pizzagalli Chair in Free Enterprise - Associate Professor in Financial Economics

The University of Vermont, Grossman School of Business (http://www.bsad.uvm.edu) invites applications for a newly created position, the Pizzagalli Chair in Free Enterprise. The endowed chair will have a mandate to educate individuals in, and to promote, basic concepts of free enterprise, business competition, limited government, capitalism and self-reliance. The position will commence in August 2018.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a doctorate from a nationally or internationally recognized program in finance or economics. The ideal candidate will currently be at the senior Assistant or Associate professor level, have an established record that includes high-quality publications, be able to demonstrate a continuing commitment to a coherent research agenda, and have a record that demonstrates potential for excellence in the classroom. There is no specific teaching background required, but candidates should be able to teach introductory finance, and electives in a related area such as investments, corporate finance, international finance/economics, financial institutions and markets, or financial modeling. The position offers an AACSB competitive salary, excellent benefits, funds for research, travel and summer support. We are particularly interested in candidates who will be capable of interacting productively with our extensive network of successful alums who have positions of responsibility in finance and other areas of business, and who are actively involved in enhancing our programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Grossman School of Business Administration cultivates and supports over 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty dedicated to education, research and management practice and is home to over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The full-time Sustainable Innovation MBA program is ranked the #2 "Green" MBA by Princeton review and the one-year MAcc is nationally recognized for its high CPA pass rate. The University of Vermont is home to 12,000 students including over 1,400 graduate students, 460 medical students and over 1,500 full- and part-time faculty. Its vision is to be among the nation's premier small research universities, preeminent in the comprehensive commitment to liberal education, environment, health, and public service.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, VT, a small but culturally vibrant and picturesque city that sits on the east side of Lake Champlain with the Green Mountains to the east and the Adirondack Mountains across the lake to the west. Burlington was recently ranked #1 by A&E Television on a list of the 10 cities that "have it all." Burlington was also ranked as one of "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade" according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance. In the past, Burlington has received accolades that include being named to the "healthiest US city" list and has appeared in Outdoor Magazine's "best towns" listing. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the City of Burlington homepage at: http://www.ci.burlington.vt.us and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce homepage at: http://www.vermont.org/visiting/index.aspx

The University of Vermont is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applications must be submitted online, through http://www.uvmjobs.com. Please attach to your application the following items: a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent unpublished research, summaries of teaching evaluations, and contact information of three (3) references. Applicants with inquiries may contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Charles Schnitzlein, at charles.schnitzlein@uvm.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Members of the search committee will attend both the October FMA Annual Meeting in Boston and the January American Finance Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (which is held concurrently with the American Economic Association), and will be available to interview candidates in both locations.

Posted: 15 Sep 2017