The College of Business Administration at The University of Akron invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, available in August 2018, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in RMI with the ability to teach in all or some of the following areas: corporate finance, security analysis, and other courses in Finance. The position is flexible to accommodate other teaching and research interests.
Job Responsibility: The University of Akron emphasizes teaching. In addition, candidates must have a commitment to research which leads to quality refereed publications. The University provides excellent support for faculty research including WRDS and subscriptions to the Compustat, CRSP and SNL databases. Service to the university and the profession is also expected.
Qualifications: Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB-accredited program with specialization in Risk Management and Insurance, Finance, or a related field. ABDs in advanced dissertation stages will be considered. Candidates should have potential for excellent teaching and research. Business experience is a plus.
The College: The College of Business Administration (CBA) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The CBA is ranked nationally: BusinessWeek named the CBA a Best Undergraduate Business School, and a Best Value Business School; the Princeton Review named the CBA¿s graduate program a Best Business School; U. S. News & World Report ranked the CBA as one of the best undergraduate business programs in the nation, and the U.S. News & World Report recognizes CBA part-time MBA programs. In addition, AACSB International has awarded the CBA the highest form of accreditation, a distinction held by less than five percent of all business schools.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB-accredited program with specialization in Risk Management and Insurance, Finance, or a related field. ABDs in advanced dissertation stages will be considered. Candidates should have potential for excellent teaching and research. Business experience is a plus.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.