Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description & Qualification

The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee invites applications and nominations for a tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Finance. Review of applications will begin August 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. We will interview at the Financial Management Association meetings in Denver in October 2021. Other arrangements for interviews are also possible. Faculty members are expected to publish in top finance journals, to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and to contribute to the intellectual life of the university. Candidates must be able to work effectively within a Department and a College that places significant emphasis on interaction and cross-functional integration. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Effective date of employment will be August 1, 2022, or when filled. Compensation will be competitive.

Required: A Ph.D. degree in finance or a related field in hand (including August 2022 graduation) as of the starting date of employment.

Preferred: The ideal candidate will have a commitment to a scholarly research record as evidenced by publications (or work toward publications) in top-tier journals in the field of finance, a commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, an appreciation of the role of the discipline of finance in other business functions, and the ability to work well with college and departmental colleagues in interdisciplinary programs.

Application Procedure

Qualified individuals are invited to submit their application materials via Interfolio job link: The application package should include a cover letter indicating interest, a curriculum vitae, evidence of successful prior teaching (course materials, teaching evaluations, etc.), a recent publication or working paper, contact information consisting of three (3) references, and three (3) letters of reference. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Jeannie Goodman ( or 865-974-3218) or the Chair of the Search Committee, Andy Puckett (

About the Organization

Program Information
The Department of Finance is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The Department has a mission that includes excellence in research, teaching and service, while working within the framework of the College’s overall mission. The Department enjoys a strong and meaningful position within the College, and faculty members are active participants in College-wide programs and priorities. The Department of Finance is a popular major at The University of Tennessee and includes curriculum at the undergraduate, MBA and doctoral levels; and the Department houses the Masters Investment Learning Center. The Department values a collegial environment where faculty members work well with each other and with doctoral students.

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Job ID

ID: J9019