The University of Tulsa — Assistant / Associate Professor of Finance

Position Information
The Collins College of Business is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in finance starting August 15, 2019. 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 and is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff. Members of underrepre- sented 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), MS in Quantitative Finance (MSQF), MBA, and undergraduate programs. The MSF program is fifteen years old; has concentration options in Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Investments and Portfolio Management; and has attracted outstanding students from more than thirty universities. In addition, the School has introduced the MS in Business Analytics (MSBA), building 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 Collins College of Business
The Collins College of Business is nationally ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek 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 Computer Information Systems; Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce; Finance, Operations Management, and International Business; and Management and Marketing—encompass 48 full-time faculty members. Current enrollment is over 700 undergraduate business students and over 200 graduate business students. Degree offerings include the BSBA, BSIBL, MBA, MAcc, Masters in Energy Business, MS in Business Analytics, MS in Finance, and MS in Quantitative 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. Information about the Collins College of Business may be found at https://business.utulsa.edu.

The University of Tulsa
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 4,105 students in five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, and Law. The 2018 edi- tion of America’s Best Colleges, published by U. S. News and World Report, ranks TU 87th among national doctoral degree granting universities. Times Higher Education lists TU 13th in the world among universities with fewer than 5,000 students. With an average class size of 22 and a student- faculty ratio of 11-1, TU offers a personal education for its students. Seventy-six percent of the freshman class graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class with an average ACT score of 30 and SAT score of 1220.

The City of Tulsa
Tulsa is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a population of over 960,000 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 cos- mopolitan 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, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Interested 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 and inquiries should be sent to:

Finance Search Committee Chair The University of Tulsa
Collins College of Business 118 Helmerich Hall
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-9700
e-mail: finance-search@utulsa.edu

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