University of Nevada Las Vegas, Lee Business School
Lee Professorship in Finance

UNLV's Lee Business School at UNLV, invites applications for a Lee Professorship in Finance.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The position is a 9-month, tenured Professor position in the Department of Finance to start Fall 2012 or Spring 2013. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting significant research leading to high quality refereed publications, and performing service activities.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree from an AACSB accredited school. The successful candidate will be qualified for initial appointment at the rank of professor with tenure and will have a strong research record. Qualified candidates are required to have produced high quality research publications in top tier journals in finance and demonstrated excellence in teaching. There is a preference for an individual with a teaching and research interest in corporate finance.

SALARY RANGE: Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on June 8, 2012and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Professor Paul Thistle, Search Committee Chairs, and are to be submitted via on-line application at: For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through Diversity.

Posted 6/3/12