Assistant Professor in Finance

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Assistant Professor in Finance

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance, to begin in the Fall, 2021.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide high-quality research for publication in top-tier business journals and to demonstrate teaching excellence in the Lubar School of Business.  The selected incumbent will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance.  Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee service and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School’s strong linkages with the business community.

Qualified applicants will possess a Ph.D. in Business or closely related field, majoring in Finance or an allied area and expect to complete the Ph.D. by August 2021. Required qualifications also include proven research skills or indication of strong research potential and teaching experience in the Finance area.  Preferred qualifications include the capacity for teaching excellence and strong communication skills as evidenced in teaching evaluations and an ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and business community. Highly preferred qualifications include a research record of exceptional quality published in top peer-reviewed journals. Candidates seeking full consideration must apply at and submit application materials electronically to address the Required and Preferred Qualifications in their application materials by Oct. 31st, 2020. 


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has a student enrollment close to 26,000.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence.  Further information is available at:

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus. The Lubar School is committed to equity and inclusion and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Under Wisconsin’s open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal record review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy