Assistant Professor

Tuscaloosa, AL

Primary duties will include teaching finance at the graduate and undergraduate level, engaging in a research program that results in published articles in outstanding scholarly publications and performing service as assigned by the Department, College and University.

Ad Text:
The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies in the Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama invites applications for an opening for an assistant professor of finance beginning August 16, 2020. Primary duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in articles in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS : (1) A doctoral degree in finance or economics; (2) a high quality research agenda, and current working papers/accepted papers; (3) demonstrated high-quality teaching.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS : Applications from all areas of finance are welcome.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position and curriculum vita that includes a list of three references. At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must also be attached. All these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Interviews will be scheduled at the 2019 FMA meetings in New Orleans as well as via Skype.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Note that applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Additional Position Information:
The finance program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D. levels. The Masters programs include a full-time MBA , a weekend MBA program for executives, and a one-year MS in finance. The department offers an excellent research environment including generous travel support, an active seminar series and Ph.D. graduate research assistants. Departmental faculty have published in many of the top finance journals including JF, JFE , RFS , and JFQA , as well as top economics journals including AER , JOE , Econometrica, JBES and the Journal of Law and Economics. The College has state-of-the art facilities for both teaching and research including multimedia classrooms, subscriptions to WRDS and an excellent collection of databases. Additional information is available at the College website: www.cba.ua.edu.
The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of about 120,000 people, located an hour's drive from Birmingham (a metropolitan area with about 1 million people). The cities of Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans, as well as the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico and Smoky Mountains are all within a few hours driving time.

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