Global Connections for Women Foundation

Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
30+ days ago


The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business seeks applications for assistant professor (tenure track) or associate professor (tenure track or tenured) in finance beginning January/August, 2022. The search committee is planning to hold initial interviews at the FMA 2021 Annual Meeting in Denver, CO in October 2021.

The Beacom School of Business is the flagship business school in South Dakota and the region with its programs consistently receiving high national rankings from institutions such as U.S. News and World Report, Princeton Review and others. The Beacom School of Business’ state-of-the-art Ellis Finance and Analytics Lab provides faculty and students the opportunity for research and business analysis utilizing Bloomberg terminals. Faculty in finance offer an undergraduate major and a specialization in the MBA program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate classes in finance. An interest in or expertise in Investments, Security Analysis, Derivatives, and/or International Finance is desired. The instructor is expected to bring a unique and innovative educational experience to students through classroom teaching and mentorship. As such, there is the opportunity for student engagement through mentoring student activities outside the classroom.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes on campus and online. Duties include an annual teaching load of eighteen (18) credit hours (typically, six classes), engaging in related scholarly research, and service for the Department, profession, and broader community. 


REQUIRED: A Ph.D. in finance or a related field from an AACSB-International accredited business school is required, although ABDs with successful defense by start date will be considered. Expertise in any area of finance will be considered. Candidates must have a record of or potential for contribution to the scholarship of finance. Other requirements are proficiency in oral and written communication, and enthusiasm for engagement, service, and the public good. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An interest or expertise in teaching Investments, Security Analysis, Derivatives, and/or International Finance at the undergraduate and graduate level is desired. Also preferred is a scholarly interest that complements the position’s teaching fields. Candidates with enthusiasm for working with diverse student, staff, and faculty are preferred.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57881914
  • Location:
    Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance
  • Company Name: University of South Dakota
  • Job Function: Professional Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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