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Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017 12:09 AM


Company Name: University of Northern Iowa

Job Description
Position: A tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance is available for August 2018. The successful candidate's primary teaching responsibilities will be courses in finance for undergraduate finance, real estate, and other business majors. Applicants who are seeking a balance in teaching and research responsibilities will find a collegial work environment and a faculty actively engaged and committed to the growth and continuous improvement of the Finance program. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Finance from a nationally or internationally-recognized doctoral program. ABDs are welcome to apply with an expected degree completion date by August 1, 2018. Additional requirements include a record of excellence in teaching, a demonstrated ability to produce publishable research in finance-related journals, and demonstrated organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with CFA® or CFP® credentials or demonstrated experience with CFA® or CFP® programs. Preferred requirements in a candidate also include evidence of ability to create an engaged and applied classroom environment and evidence of ability to advance the academic, professional and personal success of students.

Salary: Competitive based on qualifications and market conditions. Fringe benefits, including TIAA-CREF and IPERS, are excellent.

Timeline: Applications received by October 5, 2017, will be given full consideration.

General: The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.

The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the park-like campus is situated on 940 acres.

The College of Business Administration (business. uni. edu /finance) is AACSB-accredited and offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in five departments (accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing) along with MBA and MAcc degrees. The College has 66 full-time faculty members and enrolls approximately 2,100 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate students. The College is recognized as a "Best Business School" by The Princeton Review, listed among U.S. News & World Report's top part-time MBA programs, and was selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015. The College has a strong international presence, delivering MBA programs in Hong Kong and China and maintains strategic alliances with several international business schools. The College has successfully maintained its tradition of teaching excellence while raising its scholarly profile, actively contributed to Iowa’s economic vitality, secured alternative sources of funding, and established a distinct strategic identity.

The Department of Finance (business. uni. edu /finance) consists of 8 faculty members and over 500 undergraduate students majoring in the department. The department has a history of teaching excellence evidenced by the active engagement of our students. Faculty are committed to high quality scholarship, are recognized in their fields, and support the College’s commitment to the scholar/teacher model. The department has a successful CFA® preparation program with students passing the CFA® Level 1 exam at twice the international average, has a financial planning program preparing students to sit for the CFP® credential, and offers the only Real Estate program in the state. The department also supports the MBA program, on campus and internationally.

Application: Candidates must apply online at Pre-employment background checks are required. For more information, please contact Dr. Brett C. Olsen, Chair, Finance Search Committee. Telephone: (319) 273-2396 or e-mail

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University is a smoke-free campus.

• Location: (319) 273-2396, Waterloo

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