Dwight W. Andrus Jr./BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Finance in the B.I. Moody III


Dwight W. Andrus Jr./BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Finance in the B.I. Moody III
College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana Lafayette

The University of Louisiana Lafayette (UL Lafayette) announces the national search for the Dwight W. Andrus Jr./BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Finance in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration beginning Fall 2019. As a well-established institution with a strategic commitment to the enhancement of its research productivity, UL Lafayette seeks an accomplished scholar in the field of finance with excellent potential for further research activity. Candidates must possess an outstanding record of research, teaching and service, and be appointable at the level of full professor.

Required Qualifications
The applicant must (1) possess an earned doctorate in Finance or closely related discipline; (2) demonstrate an active research stream and publication record in top-tier journals in finance or closely related fields; (3) possess strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; (4) have a history of high-quality teaching in finance and related topics, preferably at an AACSB-accredited business school; (5) have a history of innovative course development and delivery skills at the undergraduate and graduate level; (6) demonstrate leadership and active engagement with financial professionals and academics.

Desired Characteristics


  • The ideal candidate will be recognized nationally for research in finance and must have an active program of high impact research and teaching in an area of finance that merits appointment at the rank of Professor.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas will strengthen the applicant's credentials: banking, investments/portfolio management, venture capital, project funding, and/or mergers and acquisition.
  • Experience with student managed investment funds/clubs and integrating Bloomberg into business curriculum is highly desirable.

    Application and Nomination Procedure
    The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact the senior consultant facilitating the search, Dr. Eric Richtmyer, at ewr@academic-search.com. Phone inquiries can be made at 202-332-4049. The position is open until filled, but only applications received on or before February 17, 2019 can be assured full consideration.

    Application materials should include a cover letter, current vita, transcript(s), and three letters of reference with their application. Nominations and application materials should be sent to: ULLafayetteFinance@academic-search.com.

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