The University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Associate or Full Professor of Finance
The University of Central Florida invites applications for an associate or full professor position in the College of Business Administration's Department of Finance and Dr. Phillips School of Real Estate. A doctoral degree in finance is required. Preference will be given to candidates with strong skills in quantitative and empirical methods. A computer science background, with demonstrated skills such as fluency in R, Python and data visualization, is highly desirable. Applicants must have significant potential for high-quality research and must demonstrate excellence in teaching.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: UCF is a comprehensive, metropolitan university. With more than 66,000 students, UCF is the second largest university in the country in terms of enrollment, located on a 1,445 acre main campus in suburban Orlando. Adjacent to the UCF main campus is the Central Florida Research Park, which is one of the top ten research parks in the country, based on the number of employees, companies and acreage. For more information on UCF, see our website at: http://www.ucf.edu
With some 8,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students enrolled, the UCF College of Business Administration is one of the largest AACSB-accredited business colleges in the nation. The college offers part-time, executive and professional MBA programs as well as master's degrees in accounting, management, real estate, taxation, and sports business management. The college also offers a Ph.D. in business administration with tracks in accounting, finance, management, and marketing.
The Finance Department (which includes the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate) has 21 full-time faculty members including 15 tenured and tenure-track individuals. In addition to the Ph.D. in Finance degree, the department offers a Professional Masters of Real Estate (P.M.R.E.) degree and undergraduate degrees in finance and real estate. For more information on the College of Business Administration, see our website at: http://www.bus.ucf.edu
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY: Orlando is one of the nation's most dynamic, diverse, and rapidly growing metropolitan areas. It is home to numerous cultural activities, major and minor league sports franchises, a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities, and countless theme parks and entertainment venues. Orlando is well positioned near the Space Coast in the center of the high-tech Interstate 4 corridor that extends from Tampa through Orlando, to Daytona Beach.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Consideration of applicants will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is closed. The desired start date for the position is August 2018. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, three reference letters, and evidence of on-going research to the UCF Human Resource Department at the following link: https://www.jobswithUCF.com
UCF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. UCF makes all search materials available for public review in accordance with Florida statute.
Posted: 6 Oct 2017