Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

Job Description & Qualification

The Area of Finance invites applications for two non-tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice positions beginning Fall 2022. Course load will be 18 credit hours per year with teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Salary and support are competitive. There may also be opportunities for additional (overload) teaching in the 9-month academic year and summer for extra compensation.

Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D. in Finance (or closely related discipline) before the start date of this position.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both online and face-to-face modalities. An active research program suitable for maintaining AACSB scholarly academic qualifications is preferred. Service to the department, college, and university is expected (commensurate with rank). Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to student organizations and other extra-curricular activities. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations is desirable.

Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the position online at, Requisition 26483BR. Application materials include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (incl. course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation (not available to upload) may be sent directly to Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021.

About the Organization

The Area of Finance is one of six academic units in the AACSB accredited Rawls College of Business. The Area has 18 full-time and emeritus faculty with a strong commitment to high-quality academic research in a collegial work environment. We subscribe to all major databases (with access through WRDS) and provide an outstanding technology and computing environment.

The Rawls College is dedicated to fostering a community in which all students, staff and faculty feel accepted and appreciated. We exist in an interconnected world and strive to educate our students to become globally conscious business leaders. To that end, we encourage our students, staff and faculty to recognize and value diverse perspectives throughout their careers.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Texas Tech University is classified in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as “R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity.”. Texas Tech enrolls 40,000 students in twelve colleges/schools, including Law and Medicine. The campus of Texas Tech University, with its beautiful Spanish Renaissance architecture, is located on the South Plains of West Texas in the city of Lubbock. Lubbock (pop. 256,000) has a low cost of living, a dry / sunny climate, and short commutes. Further information about the Area of Finance, Rawls College, Texas Tech University, and city of Lubbock can be found at,,,, and

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Job ID

ID: J10075