Open Rank Faculty
Department of Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
The Department of Finance at the University of Illinois invites applicants for regular, full-time (open rank) positions to teach and conduct research in any area of finance, but with specific interest in investments and asset management, corporate finance, financial engineering and risk, insurance, banking and real estate.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels
Conduct research in Finance and/or Financial Engineering
Advance intellectual environment through scholarly service.
Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a PhD degree; candidates for assistant professor must possess or be near completion of a PhD degree.
- Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
- Strong research skills and potential
Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience; salary and research support are competitive.
Tenured or tenure-track.
Proposed Starting Date
June 16, 2013 or August 16, 2013 (negotiable).
To apply, create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying, then upload all required documents including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of papers written, teaching statement, and name and contact information for three professional references. In your cover letter please state the rank for which you are applying. For full consideration, please apply by November 28, 2012; applications submitted after that date will be accepted until the positions are filled but are not guaranteed full consideration. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date. Applications will not be accepted via mail or email.
For additional information regarding application procedures please contact Professor George Pennacchi, 217-333-5807 or
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The Academic Job Board.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.