University of Missouri, Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business
Faculty Position in Finance

(Named, Endowed Professorship or Chair)

Applications are invited for one or more tenure-track positions in finance starting August 19, 2013. Rank is open, and exceptionally well qualified senior candidates may be considered for an endowed named position. Specialty areas desired include but are not limited to corporate finance, investments, financial institutions, and real estate. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and quality research and publication.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in finance from a recognized institution of higher education by the start date and successful teaching at the undergraduate or MBA level. Evidence of scholarship beyond the dissertation will be viewed favorably by the search committee. Candidates at the associate and full professor levels should have an established record of publication in the top journals, a continuing program of research with potential for top-tier publication, and a commitment to teach in the MBA and/or Ph.D. programs.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance has a current enrollment of about 550 junior-senior finance majors for the BS in Business Administration degree. The department offers required and elective courses for the MBA program, has an active Ph.D. program, and a planned MS in finance program. The Department provides an environment that is highly supportive of research. Resources include the WRDS, CRSP, S&P, SDC, SNL, Bloomberg, Morningstar, and other databases, a resident database programming assistant, research assistants (doctoral students), and summer research support.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business enrolls more than 4,000 undergraduate students, 340 students in the MS Acc (150-credit) program, 200 MBA students, and 35 Ph.D. students. For additional information about the Department of Finance and Trulaske College, consult our web site at

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, Missouri, has more than 33,000 students and offers a comprehensive range of bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees including schools of law and medicine.

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY: This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, access the University of Missouri Human Resources website page for academic job openings at Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations, and at least one sample manuscript.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256. To request ADA accommodations, please call Human Resource Services at 573-882-7976. TTY users, please call through Relay Missouri, 1-800-RELAY (735-2966) or en EspaƱol at 1-800-520-7309.

Posted 9/3/12