DePaul University
Assistant Professor of Finance

The Department of Finance at DePaul University is seeking applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance positions. These positions are scheduled to begin Fall 2013.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and quality research and publication. Publication in top finance journals is required, and the Department of Finance provides an environment that is highly supportive of research. Depending on her/his academic expertise, the applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and conduct research in the field of Risk Management, Corporate, or Investments. Applicants must have a PhD in finance or a related discipline and evidence of potential excellence in teaching and research.

ABOUT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY: DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university with an enrollment of more than 24,000 students. It has over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs.

ABOUT THE DRIEHAUS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: The college, celebrating its centennial, is located at DePaul's Loop Campus only a few blocks from Chicago's financial district and exchanges. It is one of the 10 oldest business programs in the United States. The part-time MBA program has consistently been ranked as one of the nation's top programs by US News and World Report. The undergraduate program is ranked 56 in the nation and #3 in Illinois by BusinessWeek. Currently there are over 2,000 students in graduate programs in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and over 5,000 undergraduate students.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY: The department currently consists of a faculty of 25, including five clinical professors. It is the home of the Driehaus Canter for Behavioral Finance, the Arditti Center for Risk Management and the Center for Financial Services. The department jointly sponsors an ongoing research seminar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. We offer M.B.A. concentrations in Finance, Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Banking, Risk Management, and Financial Analysis. Additionally, we offer a Master of Science in Computational Finance, and Master of Science in Finance and will launch a new Master of Science in Wealth Management in 2013. The undergraduate program has its own Honors track as well. (For additional information please visit our website:

The department provides Compustat, CRSP and other data sets as well as research assistance, including access to WRDS database. Our Finance Lab provides the faculty and students access to a large number of platforms and data feeds including Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct, Capital IQ, and Thompson Financial.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit their application at:

Posted 9/17/12