Tenure-Track, Finance

Villanova University Villanova , PA 19085

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Villanova University Posting Details Posting Details (Default Section) Posting Number: 2018536F Position Title: Tenure-Track, Finance Position Type:

Faculty Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants Work Schedule: full-time/9-months Department: 220-Finance

Position Summary:
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Finance at the rank of Assistant Professor (rank of Associate Professor considered for candidates with outstanding qualifications). We welcome expertise from all areas of finance.

A Ph.D. in Finance, completed prior to date of appointment is required. The position begins Fall 2019. Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order.

Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Duties and


VSB is committed to both scholarly research and teaching excellence. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to high-quality publications, the appointment involves teaching finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Finance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants should demonstrate a strong potential for research and teaching.

Special Message to Applicants: For full consideration for the position, complete must be submitted via the VU jobs portal at All initial applications are to include: Application letter Curriculum vitae Sample of Research 3 Letters of Recommendation Review of application begins upon receipt and continues until position is filled.

The position offers a commensurate and competitive salary and benefits package. For technical assistance, please contact us at , , or . Application-related questions may be sent to Dr. David Shaffer, Chair, Department of Finance (). Villanova University seeks faculty who are motivated by the pursuit of top quality research but also committed to excellence in the classroom.

Our faculty have published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and other leading journals. All are committed to excellence in teaching. Excellent data resources are provided (significant portion through WRDS ): CRSP /Compustat (Merged), CRSP Mutual Fund, CRSP Ziman REIT , Compustat Global, Compustat Bank Data, Thomson Datastream, Thomson 13F, Thomson Lipper Tass, SNL Financial, SNL Real Estate, TAQ (Data and Volume Summary), ISS /RiskMetrics, Execucomp, Morningstar Direct, IW Financial, Global Financial Data, as well as other data sources.

Professional data feeds include: Bloomberg Terminals (22), Factset (unlimted), and Eikon. The Villanova School of Business ( VSB ) was ranked the #1 undergraduate business school in the nation by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

VSB offers both undergraduate and graduate programs (including MBA , Executive MBA , and MS in Finance) to over 2,500 business students. The Finance department is also home to the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate.

Posting Date: 09/24/2018 Salary Posting Information: Competitive Salary Band: N/A Job Classification: faculty Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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