Essential Functions: The Department of Finance at the Mike Ilitch School of Business is seeking to fill a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Finance, with specialization in either Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Finance or Investments/Asset Pricing starting in August 2020, contingent upon available funding. We have a supportive research environment with resources including WRDS, SAS, SPSS, CRSP, Compustat, SDC Platinum New Issues and M&A, BoardEx, IBES, ExecuComp, Audit Analytics, Bloomberg terminals, etc. We have an accomplished faculty with publications in top journals, including JF, JFE, JB, JFQA, JFI, JBF, JCF, FM, The Accounting Review, JACF, Harvard Business Review, and Strategic Management Journal. There is a finance seminar series with speakers from top finance departments. The applicant is expected to teach primarily in the area of Entrepreneurial Finance, and should be also be able to teach in Corporate Finance and/or Investments/Asset Pricing at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The candidate is also expected to actively participate in the Finance doctoral program. We expect the candidate to be a fully engaged participant in the life of the Mike Ilitch School of Business.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in either Finance/Financial Economics, Entrepreneurial Finance or a related field required. Must have the ability to independently conduct outstanding empirical research leading to publications in leading academic finance journals, and strong teaching skills.
Internal Number: 76_207033
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