Continuing Non-tenure Track Faculty Position in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance at the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at University of Delaware invites applications for a Continuing Track faculty position beginning Fall 2021. This is a non-tenure track appointment primarily emphasizing teaching responsibilities. The initial appointment is a 2-year renewable contract. Rank is open and will depend upon experience and qualifications. Salary is competitive.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in finance or a related field, or expect to complete a Ph.D. by August 31, 2021 and have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will demonstrate the drive and vision to develop an innovative, cutting-edge instructional program and a commitment to scholarly research. This is a permanent line, renewable with increasing contract renewal lengths (starting at two years and moving up to five year renewals). There is no promotion requirement with this position though there are opportunities for promotion in rank. Successful candidates should be interested in establishing a long-term teaching career at the University of Delaware and maintaining research productivity commensurate with a three-course per semester teaching load. Teaching or research interest in FinTech or financial planning is a plus. Opportunities will exist for teaching finance courses in UD’s innovative Joint Institute for Data Science with Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China.

Application Procedure

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Those interested should apply through Search for job number: 496434. Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee at Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants will be reviewed until the position is filled.

About the Organization

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Delaware is a tier-one research university. According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the University of Delaware is in the "Highest Research Activity" (R1) category. Founded in 1743, and chartered by the state in 1833, the University of Delaware today is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university of approximately 23,000 students and approximately 1,200 full-time faculty. The University has a strong tradition of distinguished scholarship, research, teaching, and service that is grounded in a commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific, humanistic, and social knowledge for the benefit of the larger society. The University of Delaware promotes an environment in which all people are inspired to learn and encourages intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, free inquiry, and respect for the views and values of an increasingly diverse population.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance currently has 19 full-time faculty members. The Department offers BS and MS degrees in Finance, and supports the College’s MBA programs and PhD programs in Economics and Financial Services Analytics. All degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB.
Support for research is excellent, including extensive database resources, access to a high-performance computing cluster, and trading laboratory facilities. For more information on the Department and the College, please visit

Additional Information

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.
The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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Job ID

ID: J8588