University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Assistant Professor in Finance

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance, to begin in the Fall, 2021. 

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide high-quality research for publication in top-tier business journals and to demonstrate teaching excellence in the Lubar School of Business.  The selected incumbent will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance.  Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee service and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School’s strong linkages with the business community.

Qualified applicants will possess a Ph.D. in Business or closely related field, majoring in Finance or an allied area and expect to complete the Ph.D. by August 2021. Required qualifications also include proven research skills or indication of strong research potential and teaching experience in the Finance area.  Preferred qualifications include the capacity for teaching excellence and strong communication skills as evidenced in teaching evaluations and an ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and business community. Highly preferred qualifications include a research record of exceptional quality published in top peer-reviewed journals. 

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has a student enrollment close to 26,000. The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time Faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at: www.lubar.uwm.edu

Candidates seeking consideration must apply online at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/30271. Application materials must be submitted electronically to include: cover letter, curriculum vitae with information on courses taught, and teaching evaluations. Also provide a list of three references with contact information.  For full consideration, please submit your electronic application by midnight (CST) on October 31, 2020.  

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to diversity. Applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For the UWM Campus Security Report see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu or contact the Office of Student Life. All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  

The Search Committee will be available during the FMA Convention (October 19 to 23) to virtually meet with you and provide further information about this position. Please contact Search Committee Chair – Dr. Ioannis (Yianni) Floros: ivfloros@uwm.edu / 414-251-5477 to schedule an appointment.  

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