Visiting Assistant Professor and Visiting Lecturer of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Lee Business School invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor and Visiting Lecturer of Finance, for the upcoming academic year, starting in August 2023.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching and preparing students for success in a multicultural business environment. The duties of these positions include:
• Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including our Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MSQF) program.
• Typical load: four courses per semester.
• Participating in research activities.
• Performing appropriate departmental and college service activities.

• For the Visiting Assistant Professor position, a doctoral degree from an accredited university in related fields is required, but doctoral students who are at an advanced stage of their study, such as ABD, will be considered.
• For the Visiting Lecturer position, we expect the candidate to have 1) a master’s degree from an accredited university in related fields, and 2) a related professional designation such as CFA or at least five years of significant experience in business or consulting.
• Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. ABD candidates applying for the Visiting Assistant Professor position are expected to be making strong progress towards completing their PhD.
• The candidates for both positions must be able to work legally in the United States.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following materials via email to
• A letter of interest describing the position you are applying for, your qualifications and experience with specific reference to the job’s requirements.
• A detailed resume listing qualifications and experience.
• Applicants for the Visiting Assistant Professor position should submit a representative research paper.
• Names and contact information of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

Application deadline: Ongoing until filled.

About the Organization

Salary and Benefits:
• Competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
• Attractive benefits package includes full medical benefits and a 15.50% 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 full-time faculty have published in JF, JFE, RFS, AER, JPE, MS, TAR, JFQA, FM, JCF, JBF, JMCB, among other reputable journals.
• Research resources: the WRDS platform, CRSP, Compustat, ISS (RiskMetrics), ExecuComp, BoardEx, Refinitiv ESG data, and FactSet and an active research seminar series.

University and Community Profile:
• UNLV is a doctoral-degree granting R1 institution with over 30,000 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.

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Job ID

ID: J13125