Endowed Chair Associate or Full Professor – Finance - 12925BR

Endowed Chair Associate or Full Professor – Finance

Department: 
Business
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for an Endowed Chair in Finance to start in the 2019-20 academic year. The search is open at the Associate or Full Professor level. Appointment at a particular level will be based on an applicant’s scholarly and teaching record. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: corporate finance, financial institutions, international finance, investments, or risk management. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2019.

We are interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on culturally responsive approaches that are conscious of diversity and equity perspectives. Women and minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Business, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description

40% Teach a combination of required and elective finance courses at the Undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. level.

40% Conduct and publish research in a quantity and quality commensurate with the University of Kansas's status as a Carnegie I research university.

20% Perform service for the School, University, and academic profession and interact effectively with students, faculty, and the business community

Required Qualifications

  1. A PhD in finance or closely related field.
  2. A proven record of research and publications in finance (or closely related fields).
  3. A clear ability to teach effectively at undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels.

Evaluation of these requirements will be made through (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments; (2) record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV; (3) research statement and supplemental materials (e.g., publications); (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations); (5) information provided by three professional references.

For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:
1. A Ph.D. in Finance or a closely related field.
2. Record of teaching excellence in Finance.
3. Demonstrated excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Associate Professor at a research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.

For appointment at the rank of Full Professor:
1. A Ph.D. in Finance or a closely related field.
2. Record of teaching excellence in Finance.
3. Sustained record of excellent scholarship as shown through publications that have enabled the candidate to be successfully promoted to Full Professor at a research-oriented university of a similar or higher research profile as the University of Kansas.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application requires the following:
  1. On-line application;
  2. Curriculum vita;
  3. Cover letter;
  4. Concise summary of your teaching experience;
  5. Contact info for three letters of professional reference. Letters of reference will be requested as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.
Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
  1. Please describe you experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
  2. In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.

Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2018 and continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date is advised. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Contact Information to Applicants

Suzy Lewis
suzylewis@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

24-Oct-2018

Anticipated Start Date

18-Aug-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12925BR
Department:
Business
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
24-Oct-2018
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