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Accounting and Finance: Assistant/Associate Professor in Finance

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Job ID: #17486
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Accounting and Finance: Assistant/Associate Professor in Finance

A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Finance is available in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in all areas of finance who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintain an active program involving undergraduates. This appointment carries an initial two-year appointment beginning with the 2022/2023 academic year, beginning August 22, 2022.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Finance or related field with substantive research in Finance from a regionally accredited higher education institution must be completed by December 1, 2022.  Desired area of specialty is in general finance (with interests in principle of finance, investments, and long-term financing). Professional certification, evidence of scholarly activity, ability to bring diverse perspectives, and relevant work experience are all considered assets. Applicants should demonstrate capacity for high quality teaching (as evidenced by teaching evaluations if available). Applicants must be able to legally work in the U.S. as of the first day of the contract.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Finance experience, evidence of successful university teaching, as well as demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness are all considered an asset.

DUTIES: Applicants will be expected to teach courses as assigned in the Department of Accounting and Finance, participate in research and scholarly activities consistent with AACSB expectations, provide advising to students as assigned, engage in service to the university and community, and participate in department, college, and university committee work.  Teaching responsibilities may involve classroom, online, and/or hybrid delivery in both the undergraduate and at the MBA level.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Accounting and Finance is a vibrant and cohesive group pf teachers and scholars, dedicated to excellence in teaching and remaining current I their fields through scholarly activity. The department offers comprehensive undergraduate majors in both accounting and finance. The present faculty consists of 11 tenure track/tenured faculty and 6 full time academic instructors serving about 400 accounting majors/minors and 590 finance majors/minors. The Department also provides instruction for the MBA and entrepreneurship programs of the College. The department is housed in UW-Eau Claire’s AACSB accredited College of Business.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: . You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Accounting and Finance: Assistant/Associate Professor in Finance position (Job ID # 17486) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Summary of student evaluations (if available)
  • Names and contact information for three references.

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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 25, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).