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Academic Positions

Open Rank Faculty
Department of Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

Short Descriptions Summarizing Position Fubnctions

The Department of Finance at the University of Illinois invites applicants for regular, full-time (open rank) positions to teach and conduct research in any area of finance, but with specific interest in investments and asset management, corporate finance, insurance and banking.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, conduct research in Finance, and advance intellectual environment through scholarly service.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a PhD degree; candidates for assistant professor must possess or be near completion of a PhD degree.

  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
  • Strong research skills and potential


Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience; salary and research support are competitive.

Appointment Status

Tenured or tenure-track.

Proposed Starting Date

June 16, 2015 or August 16, 2015 (negotiable).

Application Procedures

To apply, create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying, then upload all required documents including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of papers written, teaching and research statement, and names and contact information for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In your cover letter please state the rank for which you are applying. For full consideration, please apply by December 2, 2014; applications submitted after that date will be accepted until the positions are filled but are not guaranteed full consideration. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date. Applications will not be accepted via mail or email.




Academic Positions

For additional information regarding application procedures please contact Professor Timothy Johnson, 217-333-5807 or finsearch@business.illinois.edu

For a full list of academic positions at the University of Illinois consult The Academic Job Board.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveIllinois.illinois.edu).

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