Assistant/Associate Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance and Economics in the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-line position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, specializing in Finance, to begin in Fall 2024.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate finance courses at our San Marcos and Round Rock campuses, publish high-quality research in peer-reviewed journals, and provide service within the university community. All areas of finance will be considered. Candidates must have an interest in applying innovative and rigorous analytical approaches to interesting real-world problems in finance. Experienced candidates are expected to carry a track record of high-quality research and an established research agenda.

Required Qualifications:
* Earned Ph.D. in Finance or related field in an accredited university by the time of appointment.
* A history of, or strong potential for, publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Preferred areas are corporate finance, asset pricing, behavioral finance, and financial technologies.
* Expertise in quantitative finance, data analysis, fintech, applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning/natural language processing, big data analytics in finance, digital assets and currencies, and associated technologies such as blockchain and smart contracts, and computational modeling.
* Professional certifications such as CFA as well as industry experience will also be valued.
* Applicants for the associate professor position will also be evaluated on research productivity and quality, service, mentorship, teaching efficacy, and leadership experience.

Application Procedure

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration for the position, online applications must be received by September 15, 2023:
* Letter of application
* Current CV
* Research statement
* Teaching philosophy
* Unofficial transcripts
* Contact information for at least three individuals willing to serve as references.
* Sample of Research

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Questions regarding this position should be addressed to or (512) 245-3215.

About the Organization

The Department of Finance and Economics is a large, multidisciplinary department with over 40 faculty members engaging in innovative teaching and research including investment, corporate finance, derivatives, economics, and business law. The department offers a B.B.A. in Finance, a B.B.A. in Economics, a B.A. in Economics, and a Master’s of Science in Quantitative Finance and Economics. The department also provides substantial support to the college’s M.B.A. program.

The McCoy College of Business provides student-centered undergraduate and master’s programs that produce graduates with the skills and experience to compete responsibly, professionally, and successfully in diverse and dynamic global environments. Nationally acclaimed faculty, extraordinary community partners, and industrious students collaborate to solve business challenges through applied research. As an AACSB-accredited institution with over 4,500 students, the McCoy College of Business emphasizes innovation, experiential learning, student-focused advising, research, and service as it educates the next generation of global business leaders.

Texas State University is located along the beautiful San Marcos River, is in the center of Texas’s innovation corridor. The city of San Marcos is home to the university, which is 25 miles south of Austin and 60 miles north of San Antonio. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, the campus enjoys a beautiful setting along the banks of the San Marcos River and nearby access to two major airports.

Texas State University is driving what’s next in research, academic excellence, and student success. The promising students, inspiring faculty, dedicated staff, and new graduates are primed to have an impact, change lives, and make a difference in the world. As a national research university with a Carnegie classification of Doctoral University: High Research Activity, Texas State University is committed to world-class research and scholarly activities that span all disciplines, create new knowledge, and promote economic, cultural, and technological advancement to address real-world issues. Based on FY19 levels, Texas State University is in the top 20% nationally in total R&D expenditures and is on a trajectory to become a “Tier One” research university.

With more than 38,000 students, Texas State University is among the 50 largest public universities in the nation. Students choose from over 200 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs offered by ten colleges. Texas State University’s enrollment of minority students accounts for over 50% of the student population, and Hispanic-student enrollment accounts for over 35% of the student body. The university is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and is one of 30 institutions nationally to receive the prestigious Seal of Excelencia in recognition of efforts to accelerate the success of Hispanic students in higher education. Additionally, Texas State University has been named by Forbes as a Best Employer, Best Employer for Diversity, and a Best Employer for Women. The university is also regularly ranked a Best College for Veterans.

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Job ID

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