University of Tulsa — Faculty Positions in Finance

THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA
Collins College of Business
Faculty Positions in Finance 

Position Information
The Collins College of Business is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in finance starting August 15, 2018.  All teaching and research areas in finance will be considered.  Evidence of effective teaching is preferred.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be a student-oriented teacher, and be able to demonstrate the ability (or potential for) intellectual contributions resulting in publications in finance and related areas.  Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a closely related discipline, or be near completion of degree.

Academic rank will be based on the applicant’s academic qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include, life, health, disability insurance and retirement.  The University of Tulsa also offers free tuition for faculty dependents.  The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff.  Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The School of Finance, Operations Management, and International Business
The School consists of fourteen faculty members.  Teaching opportunities are available in the MS in Finance (MSF) and MBA, undergraduate programs.  The MSF program is fourteen years old and has attracted outstanding students from more than thirty universities.  In addition, the School has introduced the MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) building focusing on the use and management of big data and analytical processes.  The School has a $5.0 million endowment which is managed by students in a Student Investment Fund.

The College
The Collins College of Business is nationally ranked by Bloomberg Business Week and is fully accredited by AACSB International, which maintains the highest standards for business schools in the world.  The College’s four academic units – Accounting and Management Information Systems; Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce; Finance, Operations Management and International Business; and Management and Marketing – encompass 43 full-time faculty members.  Current enrollment is approximately 800 undergraduate business students and 250 graduate business students.  Degree offerings include the BSBA, BSIBL, MBA, MAcc, MEB, MS in Business Analytics and MS in Finance. The college has partnerships with universities in various parts of the world as well as excellent relationships with businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the region.

The University
The University of Tulsa (TU), one of the oldest private educational institutions in Oklahoma, has an endowment of $1 Billion and a total enrollment of 4,600 students in five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Health Sciences and Law.  The 2017 edition of America’s Best Colleges, published by U.S. News and World Report, ranks TU 88th among national doctoral degree granting universities.  With an average class size of 19 and a student-faculty ratio of 11-1, TU offers a personal education for its students. Seventy-three percent of the freshman class graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class with an average ACT score of 29 and SAT score of 1260.  Information about TU and the Collins College of Business may be found at http://www.collins.utulsa.edu.

The City
Tulsa is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a population of over 930,000 in the Tulsa MSA, and a cost of living index of 88.4 (expressed as a percentage of the national average). Located in the rolling Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with numerous cultural opportunities including two major art museums, a professional resident opera, ballet, symphony, and theater companies, and exceptional medical, recreational, and business facilities. Tulsa International Airport is serviced by most major airlines, including American, Delta, United and Southwest.

Application Information
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the diversity of our faculty.  Candidates should submit an application package that includes: (1) a letter of interest, (2) statements of teaching, research, and professional interests, (3) a curriculum vita, and (4) the names and contact information for three references.  Application materials should be sent to:

Search Committee Chair
The University of Tulsa
Collins College of Business
118 Helmerich Hall
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK  74104-3189
E-mail: finance-search@utulsa.edu

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