Assistant Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Finance Department of the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in finance starting fall 2022. Candidates must have (or be near completion of) a Ph.D. in finance, a Ph.D. in Business with an emphasis in finance, or a Ph.D. in a related discipline. The successful candidate should show evidence of or potential for developing and maintaining a significant research program consistent with Big Ten university standards. Further, the applicant must have the ability to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The position will include an initial three courses per academic year teaching load at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and service expectations. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and will be competitive with Big Ten Universities.

Application Procedure

To apply go to and search for requisition F_210202. Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach as two (2) separate documents (i) a detailed curriculum vita/resume that includes information on education, qualifications, publications, and teaching experience; and (ii) a paper that is representative of your research. To complete your application three (3) letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to For most favorable consideration, completed applications should be received by December 20, 2021, although applications will be considered until the position is filled.

About the Organization

About the University: UNL is the state’s flagship institution with over 25,000 students and is among the top 50 public universities listed in U.S. News and World Report’s annual evaluation of America’s Best Colleges.
About the College: With the entrance into the Big Ten, the research, teaching, and engagement missions of the College have been significantly refocused. With increased resources, a substantial number of new faculty have been hired and increased support for research has helped advance the college’s research goals. In 2017, we moved into a new 240,000 square foot state-of-the art building.

About the Department: The Department of Finance is one of 37 CFA Institute program partner schools in the United States. The Department has 14 faculty members serving undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs in Finance. The department and college have excellent data resources (with access through WRDS). Current faculty members have recent publications in many of the leading journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, among others. Additional information about the department can be found at

Lincoln, Nebraska has a population of approximately 300,000 with education, banking, insurance and government as the leading industries. Lincoln was recently named one of the top five emerging entrepreneurial hotspots in America by Entrepreneurship Magazine and received Google’s 2013 E-City Award for its strong online business community. Lincoln offers the attractions and entertainment opportunities of a metropolitan area and ranked #9 in Forbes 2010 listing of American’s Most Livable Cities, #18 in Bloomberg Business Week’s 2012 list of the top 50 American Cities, and #2 among U.S. cities in the Gallup-Healthways 2011 Well-Being Index. Lincoln boasts low cost of living, low unemployment, and low crime. It also has a vibrant downtown Haymarket entertainment district, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams. Visit for more information about Lincoln.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

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Job ID

ID: J10033