University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee — Assistant Professor, Finance

Assistant Professor – Finance

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Position Number: 00015291

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is the flagship urban campus of the University of Wisconsin System and committed to academic excellence with enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. One of the nation’s top research universities (R-1 status), the Lubar College is a metropolitan business school of national distinction, accredited by the AACSB, and offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and Ph.D. degree programs. Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, full-time faculty bring an impressive range of expertise and are recognized for outstanding achievement in their fields with broad experience in business organizations and governmental bodies. Opportunities for research are abundant in this vibrant metropolitan area with both a strong presence of manufacturing and service operations. Additional research opportunities are available in the nearby Chicago region, a 90-minute commute. The Lubar College is located in Milwaukee, a vibrant and diverse area on the shores of Lake Michigan with easy access to beaches, a thriving cultural scene, championship sporting events, an expansive urban parks system, and hundreds of miles of bike lanes and paths. It is in the seventh most affordable metropolitan market in the country and offers an exceptional quality of life in a globally competitive region. Further information is available at our Web site: http://www.lubar.uwm.edu/

Job Summary
The Sheldon B. Lubar College of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance to begin in Fall 2023.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide high-quality research for publication in top-tier business journals and teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 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 College by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, College, and University through committee service and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the College's strong linkages with the business community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Business or closely related field, majoring in Finance or an allied field, or anticipated completion by August 2023.
  • Demonstrate research potential in the Corporate Finance and/or Asset Pricing Finance area.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Capacity for teaching excellence, strong communication skills as evidence in teaching evaluations.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and business community.
  • Teaching experience or demonstrated interest in fintech or financial services-related courses.
  • Research record of exceptional quality published in top peer-reviewed journals.

Application Instructions
Candidates seeking consideration must apply at https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/35207 and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter; curriculum vitae describing educational background and work experience; a statement of teaching; a statement of research interest and publications; and information relative to dissertation status and anticipated schedule for completion, if applicable (Other Document 2). Also include a list of courses taught and teaching evaluations (Other Document 1). Please provide a list of three references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers with your application.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit your application by October 23, 2022. For questions about this position or further information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ioannis Floros: ivfloros@uwm.edu.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Employment Authorization

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Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/35213

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