Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance
Central Michigan University in Michigan
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||August 7, 2014|
|Type||Tenured, tenure track|
The College of Business Administration at Central Michigan University
invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track finance faculty member at the
Assistant or Associate Professor rank, beginning August, 2015; or possibly, as
soon as January 2015.
Ph.D in finance from an AACSB-international accredited institution (or
other major national university), evidence of effective teaching at the college or
university level, and active research agenda are minimum job qualifications;
however, ABD applicants will also be considered if it is clear the degree will be
conferred by time of the appointment.
The preferred candidate can demonstrate an established, ongoing record of
quality publications commensurate with experience. Primary area of research
and teaching emphasis must be in Corporate Finance; while secondary
interest, experience and/or training in Financial Institutions & Markets
considered to be a plus. Principle teaching assignments would be in our
undergrad corporate finance courses; applicants with teaching experience in
money and capital markets and/or international finance are considered as
highly desirable, particularly for those applying at higher rank. Online
teaching experience is also desirable.
The CMU department of finance and law is comprised of about 15 tenured
and tenure-track faculty (also program directors in personal financial planning
and real estate) with numerous diverse research interests and history of quality
publications. We offer majors in finance, personal financial planning, real
estate; as well as a minor in legal studies. An MBA specialization in finance is
offered. New faculty can access CRSP/Compustat data via WRDs, as well as
our Bloomberg data subscriptions. Please visit our http://cba.cmich.edu
website to learn more about us.
Central Michigan University was established in 1892 and is among the 100
largest public universities in the USA. As a tier-one university, CMU serves
nearly 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus. It also enrolls over
7,000 students and working adults online and at 50 out-of-state locations.
CMU delivers a superior educational experience for students built upon a close
relationship with faculty and staff, hands-on learning including undergraduate
research, emphasis on leadership and volunteerism, and a global perspective.
With a $440 million budget, CMU offers more than 200 academic programs
from the undergraduate to doctoral levels. Premier programs include the
sciences, business, accounting, health professions, communications, teacher
preparation, educational leadership, engineering, neuroscience, psychology,
apparel merchandising design, music, and political science. In 2013, CMU
launched the nations 137th College of Medicine. CMU offers top NCAA
Division I athletics. The university is located in a classic college community in
the heart of lower Michigan, where residents find active outdoor features,
family attractions and Midwestern life in a vibrant university culture.
Several representatives of the departments recruiting committee will be
conducting initial interviews at the October, 2014 Annual Meeting of the
Financial Management Association (FMA) in Nashville, TN. Please apply online
at www.jobs.cmich.edu and upload: 1) curricular vitae including contact
information for at least three references; 2) narrative cover letter, including
detailed elaboration of research goals and accomplishments, as well as
teaching interests/highlights; 3) recent teaching evaluation results and other
evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available; 4) a sample of your research
product (dissertation chapter, working paper, recent publication, etc.)
Questions can be directed to Dr. Bruce Benet, Finance Search Committee
Chair, CMU Finance & Law Dept., 302 Sloan Hall, Mt. Pleasant, MI
48859. (989) 774-3362 .
CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons,
including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities (see
How To Apply
You can apply for this position online at http://www.jobs.cmich.edu