Posting Number: F00268
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
The C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston seeks qualified applicants at all levels for a tenured / tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Finance, starting in the fall of 2017. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in finance or economics (or A.B.D.). Junior candidates should exhibit promise for high-quality research, while senior candidates should have a strong publication record in the top finance and economics journals and a commitment to research.
Interviews will be conducted at the American Finance Association meetings.
The Finance department and the Bauer College of Business continue on a path of consistent growth. The department has been successful in attracting excellent researchers at the senior and junior levels, and being successful in placing a relatively large number of papers in top finance, economics and accounting journals. (For details on recent research productivity rankings, visit the department website at www.bauer.uh.edu/departments/finance).
With nearly 5000 undergraduate students, and over 800 graduate students, the College offers B.B.A. and MBA degrees; MS degrees in accountancy, finance, energy management, marketing and supply chain; and Ph.D. degrees in business. The Ph.D. program has also seen a substantial uplift, in tandem with the growth of resources and the faculty.
We also have innovative finance-driven executive and certification programs. The AIM Center for Investment Management is a state of the art trading laboratory, classroom, and research facility, and houses the Cougar Investment Fund, LLC, a student-managed investment fund. The Gutierrez Energy Management Institute is an excellent finance education and research resource for the energy industry with active support of corporate members. The UH Bauer Real Estate Program is a joint initiative by the Bauer College and Houston's practicing real estate professional community. It offers a robust array of academic course work and practice based internships to prepare students for professional careers in real estate development.
Houston offers a great professional and personal environment. It is the Energy capital of the World, and the home to more Fortune 500 corporations than any other city except New York. The cost of living enables a high quality of life, where one can have suburban living in the heart of a great metropolis that is among the most diverse cities in the country.
The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Veterans, minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in finance or economics at the time of appointment.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.
All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Desired Employee Start Date: 09/01/2017