Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Finance (Open Rank, with strong preference for Assistant Professor)

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance and Real Estate in the Kogod School of Business at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line faculty position to begin in the Academic Year 2023-2024.

Qualifications. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in research and teaching and a commitment to university service. Preference will be given to candidates at the assistant professor level, with consideration of higher ranks in exceptional circumstances only. By August 2023, candidates should have a doctorate degree in a relevant field which qualifies the individual to teach a variety of finance courses, coupled with a demonstrated ability to produce high impact research. Although the primary teaching focus is in finance, candidates in a broad range of fields are encouraged to apply, especially those with expertise in a complementary applied field such as sustainability/ESG, climate risk, cryptocurrencies and other alternative investments, fintech, and issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates should also share American University’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Responsibilities. Candidates are expected to teach relevant courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels (modalities include in-person, on-line and hybrid formats) and participate in department, school, and university activities. Candidates are also expected to play an important role in expanding the department’s and the school's research portfolio.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Complete applications received by November 15, 2022, will receive priority for interviews. Following the AFA and AEA recommendations, all first-round interviews will be via Zoom. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of research (e.g., a job market paper and other relevant works), three reference letters, and copies of recent teaching evaluations (if any) and are to be submitted electronically via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/115104). Salary and benefits are competitive.

About the Organization

The Kogod School of Business is a leading accredited business school with a global focus, established in 1955, that offers top-ranked undergraduate degrees, including a BS in Finance, a full-time residential MBA, online MBA, and seven specialized MS degrees, including an MS in Finance and an MS in Real Estate.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. Our more than 14,000 students are globally diverse, and the university's mission is carried out by 915 full-time faculty and nearly 1,700 full-time staff. 94% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field and our adjunct faculty include policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists and business leaders. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. To ensure the health and safety of our community, American University requires that all faculty and staff are vaccinated for Covid-
19. To learn more about American University's health and safety directives please click here. https://www.american.edu/hr/how-we-work/vaccinations.cfm

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

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Job ID

ID: J11908