Assistant Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Lee Business School invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Finance. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching, research and preparing students for success in a multicultural business environment. The duties of this full-time position are comprised of a balance of teaching, research, and service including:
• Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels including our new Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MSQF) program. Typical load: three courses per academic year.
• Conducting high-quality financial research leading to publications in recognized journals.
• Performing appropriate departmental and college service activities.
• Candidates with research interests in all areas of finance are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted online. We do not accept emailed materials:
Assistant Professor of Finance: UNLV Lee Business School

About the Organization

Salary and Benefits
• Competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
• Additional support available in the form of summer stipends and additional travel/research funds.
• Attractive benefits package includes a 15.25% state contribution to a defined contribution retirement plan.
• Nevada has no state income tax, and UNLV employees pay no Social Security tax.

College and Department Profile
• Lee Business School, which is AACSB accredited, is home to approximately 85 faculty and 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students. The School offers nine bachelor’s degrees and seven master’s degrees.
• The Department’s faculty have published in JF, JFE, RFS, AER, JPE, MS, TAR, JFQA, FM, JCF, JBF, and other reputable journals.
• Research resources: the WRDS platform, CRSP, Compustat, ISS (RiskMetrics), ExecuComp, BoardEx and FactSet and an active research seminar series.

University and Community Profile
• UNLV is a doctoral-degree granting Carnegie-R1 institution with approximately 29,000 students.
• Committed to educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships.
• Located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in the vibrant city of Las Vegas with a low cost of living compared to other major cities.
• Master-planned communities, beautiful parks, miles of jogging and bike trails, and year-round sunshine. Unsurpassed food, shopping, and entertainment opportunities.
• Nearby outdoor attractions: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Mt. Charleston, Valley of Fire State Park, and Red Rock Canyon NCA, Death Valley, the Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion National Parks.

Additional Information

• A letter of interest describing your qualifications and experience with specific reference to the job’s requirements.
• A detailed resume listing qualifications and experience,
• Names and contact information of at least three professional references who may be contacted

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Job ID

ID: J11813