Summary of Duties: The successful candidate will be required to teach four courses per year (typically two per semester) in the corporate finance, investments, and/or financial markets and institutions areas, conduct high quality academic research in Finance, and serve the Department, College and University as needed. The academic rank (assistant professor, associate professor, or professor) and compensation will be based on candidate qualifications.
Required Qualifications: Candidates for the position must have an earned Ph.D. or be well advanced toward completion of such a degree in Finance or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by employment start date. Qualified candidates must demonstrate research potential to publish in the fields premier journals. A commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstration of teaching effectiveness are also required. To be considered for Associate Professor, candidates must have served at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent. To be considered for full Professor, candidates must have served at least 6 years as an associate professor or equivalent.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.