Sheldon B. Lubar Professor - Finance

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites outstanding scholars to apply for the Sheldon B. Lubar Professorship in Finance at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  We are seeking a recognized scholar and respected teacher to enhance the ranks of our current faculty with their financial expertise and leadership gained from a distinguished career of progressive experiences.

The qualified candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Business or a related field, with specialization in Corporate Finance or Investment Finance.  Candidate must qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure and be a nationally recognized scholar in Finance.  Required qualifications also include an outstanding record of publications in academic journals in the Finance field.  Additionally, outstanding teaching credentials with the evidence of teaching excellence are required along with the ability to work collaboratively within the academic and business communities.  Preference will be given to candidates who are nationally and/or internationally recognized for leadership in the Finance field.

The Sheldon B. Lubar Professor’s primary responsibilities will be to provide strong leadership for academic programs, teaching excellence, and scholarly research in Finance at the Lubar School of Business.  Other responsibilities include providing guidance for doctoral students in the field of Finance.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  One of the nation’s top 115 research universities, UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution referred to as a R1 rating from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The campus is located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 28,000.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and PhD degree programs.  Additionally, the Accounting program is separately accredited by the AACSB.  With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, full-time faculty bring an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School.  Additionally, the Lubar School faculty research has gained national and international ranking recognition and our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence.  Further information is available at our Web site:

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at and submit application materials application materials electronically to include: cover letter and curriculum vitae with information on courses taught and teaching evaluations.  Also provide a list of three references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers with your application.  Review of applications will begin October 29, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  However, applications received after October 28, 2018 may not receive consideration.

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.  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 records 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.

Questions about this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Yong-Cheol Kim at / 414-229-4997.