Assistant Professor of Finance / R0012733

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Little Rock, AR
  • May 24, 2022
Full time

Job Description


The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor (R0012733) position in Finance, beginning August 2022 to work at 2801 S. University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204.

The Assistant Professor of Finance position is responsible for teaching in the general finance curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university expects instructional excellence and scholarly output appropriate for a school with AACSB accreditation of its business programs. Job duties and responsibilities: Teach 3 required courses each semester of which 2 to 3 may be different preps. Classes take place in the mornings, at night, and/or online; Perform research leading to publications in nationally-recognized journals in the area of instruction; Serve on University, College and Department committees; Perform other duties as assigned.  

The position requires a PhD (Doctorate) in Finance, Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, or other subfields within finance. ABDs may be considered if all degree requirements are completed before employment commences.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system Additional information about this position can be found by accessing the Human Resources website at Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position is subject to a pre-employment Criminal Background Check, Financial Credit Check, and Sex Offender Registry. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify the applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to Dr. Mark Funk, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until at least 30 days after publication of this notice.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan, state-supported research university. Little Rock's central location in Arkansas provides easy access to the diverse array of habitats found in the region. The feasibility of conducting environmental and ecosystem-based research is thus considerably enhanced. Furthermore, as the largest metropolitan city in the state, opportunities at local, state, national, and international levels abound. Residing in the capital city, faculty and students can regularly interact with nearby environmentally-oriented government agencies (e.g., Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission), non-governmental organizations. (University Arkansas for Medical Sciences, National Center for Toxicological Research, The Nature Conservancy), and to experience the local and regional culture.

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