Associate/Full Professor - Finance, Sheldon B. Lubar Professor

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business
  • UWM Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, North Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Oct 06, 2020
Full time   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description


The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites outstanding scholars to apply for the Sheldon B. Lubar Professorship in Finance at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  We are seeking a recognized scholar and respected teacher to enhance the ranks of our current faculty with their financial expertise and leadership gained from a distinguished career of progressive experiences.

The Sheldon B. Lubar Professor’s primary responsibilities will be to provide strong leadership for academic programs, teaching excellence, and scholarly research in Finance at the Lubar School of Business. Other responsibilities include providing guidance for doctoral students in the field of Finance.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has a student enrollment close to 26,000. The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time Faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings. Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at:

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The qualified candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Business or a related field, with specialization in Corporate Finance or Investment Finance.  Candidate must qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure and be a nationally recognized scholar in Finance. Required qualifications also include an outstanding record of publications in academic journals in the Finance field. Additionally, outstanding teaching credentials with the evidence of teaching excellence are required along with the ability to work collaboratively within the academic and business communities. Preference will be given to candidates who are nationally and/or internationally recognized for leadership in the Finance field.

Application Details

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at and submit application materials application materials electronically to include: cover letter and curriculum vitae with information on courses taught and teaching evaluations. Also provide a list of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit your electronic application by midnight (CST) on October 31, 2020.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus. The Lubar School is committed to equity and inclusion and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Under Wisconsin’s open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal record review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

The Search Committee will be available during the FMA Convention (October 19 to 23) to virtually meet with you and provide further information about this position. Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Yianni Floros / (414) 251-5477 to schedule an appointment.


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Application Deadline

Oct. 31st, 2020