Assistant Professor in Finance
Open date: August 18, 2022
Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Assistant Professor Position in Finance
The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is seeking candidates to fill one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Finance area to begin as early as July 1, 2023.
We are seeking individuals with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research (academic, professional, and/or pedagogic) in Finance and in service to the University and profession. A Ph.D. in Finance or other relevant discipline is required (Ph.D. must be completed by Summer 2023). Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience. We especially encourage applications from those who can contribute to our strategy of leadership in the digital age and to inclusive excellence. While we invite applications in all finance areas, we are particularly interested in candidates with specialization in big data and fintech.
The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is especially interested in attracting applications from individuals who embody two core strategic interests. First, the goal of the Merage School is to be a world-class institution in the development of leaders who employ their understanding of business, entrepreneurship and technology to enhance the economic and social well-being of their communities. This goal is summarized in our tagline “Leadership for a Digitally Driven World”. Second, the Merage School is guided by UCI’s focus on inclusive excellence which emphasizes the removal of economic and social barriers to receiving a world-class education. Thus, our aim at the Merage School is to transform the business landscape by enhancing the representation of all communities in business and entrepreneurial activities. We are looking for candidates who share an interest in these two domains and are driven to conduct research, teaching and external engagement to ensure their execution.
New hires will join a dynamic business school located in the heart of Orange County’s thriving business community. The Merage School faculty has been globally recognized for their research contributions and teaching innovations. The Financial Times ranks the Merage School #1 in number of female faculty. Our programs also strive to fully represent our professional community, continually searching for applicants with different backgrounds to enrich the educational experience.
Merage School faculty are actively involved in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts, supporting the new Black Management Association and the School’s Latinx Initiative. The School also houses seven faculty-led Centers of Excellence which serve as a bridge between the Merage School and the local business community: the Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Digital Transformation, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Health Care Management and Policy, the Center for Investment and Wealth Management, the Center for Real Estate, and the UCI Long US-China Institute.
For information about the University of California, Irvine and The Paul Merage School of Business, learn more at http://www.merage.uci.edu/ .
To apply, visit UC Irvine’s RECRUIT at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07756
Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
(1) Curriculum Vitae
(2) Cover Letter
(3) Statement of Research
(4) Statement of Teaching
(5) Statement of Service (optional)
(6) Statement of DEI that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service
(7) Three Letters of Recommendation
(8) Teaching Evaluations
(9) Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal (if others are co-authored)
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by November 1, 2022.
If you have any questions about the application process please contact:
Academic Personnel Analyst
The Paul Merage School of Business
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3125
You will be expected to teach across all programs (undergraduate, graduate (Masters and doctoral)), some of which may occur at night and/or on weekends, including summers. You may be expected to develop on-line or hybrid courses consistent with the School's objectives and teaching needs.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine conducts institutional reference checks for candidates finalists to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer of appointment into Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full). The institutional reference checks involve contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Irvine requires all candidates of Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into AP RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) positions will be subject to institutional reference checks.
A Ph.D. in Finance or other relevant discipline is required (Ph.D. must be completed by Summer 2023).
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research - Required for final consideration
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Required for final consideration
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/files/2020/07/AuthReleaseForm.pdf
Statement of Service (Optional)
Publication and working papers - Required for final consideration
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
COVID-19 Guidance for Academics - https://ap.uci.edu/covid19/
(no document to upload until after date of hire)
Misc / Additional - Please feel free to upload additional materials you wish the Search Committee to consider
- 3 letters of reference required
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.