University of Washington, Bothell — Assistant Professor, Finance

The School of Business at the University of Washington Bothell invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Finance effective September 16, 2023. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period. We seek candidates who will contribute as engaged colleagues to serve our growing school and campus. The selected applicant will be expected to teach in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person, in a campus setting with a diverse student body, many of whom are first generation college students.

Applicants from all research areas of Finance are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have access to databases such as BoardEx, Compustat, CRSP, IBES, ISS, RavenPack, SEC Analytics Suite, Thomson/Refinitiv, and others provided through WRDS. The successful candidate will be expected to perform high quality research and teach a variety of Finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be willing to provide service to the university, the business school, and the community. The successful candidate will teach at both the Bothell and Bellevue locations of the Business school.

University and School Background
Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond. The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 % of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

The UW Bothell School of Business is accredited by AACSB and is deeply committed to the success of its faculty in research, teaching, and service. The School of Business is well known for its undergraduate, MBA and MS Accounting programs. We work closely with industry leaders as well as the smaller, innovative, and rapidly growing companies in software, electronic commerce, medical equipment, biotechnology, electronics, and aerospace. Our programs draw from companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Costco, Amazon, Expedia, Philips, and Starbucks. We also have a facility in Bellevue, WA. All faculty members in the School of Business should expect to teach at both the Bothell and Bellevue locations. We have a growing Finance club and our students have excelled in CFA research challenges and ethics challenges.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests will strengthen and complement the core values of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in pedagogy and practice. To learn more about the Bothell’s commitment to diversity click here.

A doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Finance is required. Applicants must demonstrate excellence with respect to scholarly research, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at: as pdf documents. The position is open until filled, although complete applications received by October 6, 2022, will receive priority consideration. Please direct general inquiries to

Required materials include:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A sample research paper
  4. A teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
  5. A statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The School of Business is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core values of the school.
  6. Complete contact information for at least three references.
  7. Letters of recommendation will be requested for candidates who advance in the application process.