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Assistant Professor of Finance

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0954W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor of Finance
Position Summary

The Finance Program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, The College of William and Mary, anticipates one or more tenure-track positions in finance, at the entry or advanced assistant level beginning on August 10, 2018. Candidates must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment and a demonstrated ability to publish high quality research. Commitment to excellence in both teaching and research is essential. We are looking for applicants with research interests in the areas of corporate finance, investments, behavioral finance, household finance, or international finance.

Submit your application at our online site at and attach your cover letter, vitae (resume), three letters of reference, teaching evaluations (if any), evidence of quality teaching, and examples of scholarly research. All materials must be submitted electronically. For details contact the Search Coordinator at

For full consideration, your application (including reference letters) must be submitted by midnight on November 27, 2017. Any applications submitted after this date will be considered as needed. Representatives from the Mason School of Business will be interviewing pre-selected candidates at the American Finance Association Meeting on January 5-7, 2018.

Required Qualifications

University teaching experience, doctoral degree by time of appointment, and commitment to excellence in both teaching and research is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Finance or related area is preferred. Research interests in the areas of corporate finance, investments, behavioral finance, household finance, or international finance.

Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 10/17/2017
Review Begin Date 11/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions
Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you earned a doctoral degree or anticipate earning one by August 9, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have higher education teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Attachment 1