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Assistant Professor in Finance/Business Economics

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School / Campus / College: Foster School of Business

Organization: Finance & Business Economics

Title: Assistant Professor in Finance/Business Economics

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Finance and Business Economics in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington seeks to hire one or more qualified candidates to a full-time (100% FTE) position as a tenure-Track Assistant Professor in finance and/or business economics with an expected start date of autumn quarter 2019. This would be a multi-year appointment on a 9-month service period with the possibility of renewal.  Duties include performing high quality research and demonstrating excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students.  All University faculty participate in research, teaching and service.


We will consider candidates holding a Ph.D. (or those near degree completion) or equivalent foreign degree in finance, economics or in a related field. The required terminal degree must be conferred by the position start date for initial appointment as an Assistant Professor; a qualified candidate may be considered for temporary appointment on an acting basis with conversion to appointment as an Assistant Professor (0116) after degree conferral.


We request from all applicants a cover letter indicating research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, and examples of recently published or unpublished research. Priority will be given to applications received by December 3, 2018.

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