Finance Faculty - Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance in the Opus College of Business, University of Saint Thomas, MN, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Finance.

We seek outstanding candidates with the potential for excellent teaching, high-quality research, and commitment to service to the Department, College and University. This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2022. The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International and subscribes to several databases and WRDS.

Candidates with expertise in all areas of Finance are welcome to apply. The department offers courses in the undergraduate and several MBA and specialized master’s programs in business, so there are multiple opportunities for teaching.

The Finance Department at the University of St. Thomas seeks to attract, retain, and develop faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community, and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Ph.D. (US or foreign equivalent) in Finance or ABD candidates with substantial completion of the Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited institution before September 1st, 2022 will be considered. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a demonstrated capacity to engage in scholarly research. The successful candidate must be willing to teach in multiple areas of finance at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Procedure

Applicants must apply on-line at providing:
1) a letter of application (cover letter),
2) a curriculum vita,
3) a list of 3 references, and
4) a statement of teaching philosophy and
5) a statement of research interests.

More information about the Opus College of Business is at .

After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job specific application. Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter (a letter of application), detailing your interest in the opportunity.

Candidates should complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. Do not upload recommendation letters as part of the online application process

Applications should be submitted by October 1, although the position will remain open until filled. Screening interviews maybe done either through Zoom or in-person at the FMA annual conference in Denver, CO. If you encounter issues with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at

Applications should be submitted by October 1, although the position will remain open until filled.

About the Organization

St. Thomas is located in the vibrant Minneapolis-St Paul area, one of the nation’s top 25 metro areas. Combine that with a visible corporate presence of 17 Fortune 500 headquarters plus a diversified list of other companies with offices in the metro area, and you have a very strong, supportive business community that attracts bright, talented, people. In fact, a recent study found that the Minneapolis St. Paul metro area population grew nearly 8% from 2010 – 2017.

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Job ID

ID: J9208