Assistant Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

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The School of Business Administration at Oakland University seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in finance starting August 15, 2022. Qualified candidates for tenure-track positions must hold a PhD from an accredited institution, have excellent research and teaching skills, and must demonstrate the ability to produce scholarly work at the highest level. Finance faculty teach in MBA and/or undergraduate programs. The salary is competitive and the fringe benefits are excellent. Applicants must also demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Candidates are sought in all areas of Finance, but we are particularly interested in candidates who possess the ability to conduct high quality research and excellent teaching in:
Financial Technology (FinTech);
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in finance context;
Advanced econometric/data analytics skills

A PhD degree in finance or related areas from an accredited AACSB International school. Advanced ABD status will also be considered, but should have all requirements for a PhD completed prior to August 15, 2022.

Application Procedure

Qualified applicants should electronically submit their application at . The application packet must include one complete set of: 1) a letter of interest demonstrating how the required qualifications are met; 2) a complete vita; 3) unofficial transcripts; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5) job market paper (writing sample), and 6) a diversity statement. The diversity statement should describe the candidate’s interests or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Only complete packages will be considered. Date of first consideration is September 6, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.

About the Organization

The School of Business Administration is AACSB-accredited. It has approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The school is committed to enhancing its instructional technology and global management efforts. It is housed in Elliott Hall, which was constructed and opened in 2000. For more information about the School of Business Administration see

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

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Job ID

ID: J9312