Tenure Track Positions-Finance and Economics

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Job Announcement

The Department of Economics and Finance at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications to fill potentially up to three positions.  In addition to the areas noted below, preference will be given to candidates who can assist the needs of the department in the following areas:  international finance, investments, managerial finance, entrepreneurial finance, and/or FinTech along with demonstrated publishing success in ranked finance and/or economics journals.  Candidates must specify which one of the following positions they are applying for when submitting application materials.

  1. Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Finance in the area of investments and corporate finance with the ability to publish in top academic finance journals, provide high quality instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level, participation in the Ph.D. Program in Business Administration by mentoring doctoral students and serving on dissertation committees, service on faculty committees, and community outreach. 
  2. Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Finance or Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics in the area of real estate with the ability to publish in top academic finance and/or economics journals, provide high quality instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level, participation in the Ph.D. Program in Business Administration by mentoring doctoral students and serving on dissertation committees, service on faculty committees, and community outreach.  
  3. Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Finance or Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics in the area of banking and financial institutions with the ability to publish in top academic finance and/or economics journals, provide high quality instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level, participation in the Ph.D. Program in Business Administration by mentoring doctoral students and serving on dissertation committees, service on faculty committees, and community outreach.  

The expected starting date is September 1, 2021.  Salary and benefits are AACSB-competitive and appropriate for experience and qualifications.  Hiring decisions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Required Qualifications

Completion of the Ph.D. degree in Finance or Ph.D. degree in Economics, as applicable, and demonstrated expertise associated with one of the three positions outlined above from an AACSB-accredited institution by the starting date is necessary along with strong evidence of potential publication success in top journals and quality instruction. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are important.  Candidates with an exceptional publication record and prior experience may qualify for an endowed professorship.

UTEP and El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students in 167 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in 10 colleges and schools. It is one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving institutions in the country, with a student body that is over 80% Hispanic. UTEP advances discovery of public value and positively impacts the health, culture, education and economy of the community it serves. With more than $100 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities, after UT Austin, Texas A&M, the University of Houston and The University of Texas at Dallas. It is also nationally recognized as a community-engaged university

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three references.  Graduate transcripts will be requested in the later stages of the search process. Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2020.  To apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.  

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972