University of Washington, Foster School of Business
Assistant Professor in Finance and/or Business Economics

The Department of Finance and Business Economics in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington seeks to hire one or more qualified candidates to a full-time (100% FTE) position as a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor (0116) in finance and/or business economics to start as early as autumn quarter 2018. This would be a multi-year appointment with a 9-month service period with the possibility of renewal.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We will consider candidates holding a Ph.D. (or those near degree completion) or equivalent foreign degree in finance or in a related field. The required terminal degree must be completed by the position start date for initial appointment as an Assistant Professor; a qualified candidate may be considered for temporary appointment on an acting basis with conversion to appointment as an Assistant Professor (0116) after degree completion.

We request from all applicants a cover letter indicating research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, and examples of recently published or unpublished research. Successful applications will evidence candidate's suitability for duties as both a researcher and teacher in a major university business school. Priority will be given to applications received by December 6, 2017.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10083

However, applications may be mailed to:

Professor Jarrad Harford, Chair
c/o Andrew Anderson
Department of Finance and Business Economics, UW Box 353226
Foster School of Business at the University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Questions regarding this position may be sent to finance@u.washington.edu

Seattle, Washington has been called one of the country's most livable and literate cities. A number of global firms (Amazon, Costco, Microsoft, Nintendo, Nordstrom, Paccar, REI, and Starbucks, among others) locate their headquarters here. The University of Washington has a thriving research culture and has been consistently ranked by Reuters as among the most innovative universities in the world: http://www.reuters.com/innovative-universities-2017/profile?uid=7

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Posted: 6 Nov 2017