Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate/Professor - Brown Chair in Finance

Org Level 1
Texas Tech University

Org Level 7
B54000 - Rawls College of Business

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID
12435BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
The Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University seeks candidates for the Robert C. Brown Chair in Finance, beginning fall 2018. Supported by an endowment of $2.5 million, the Brown Chair holder must have a proven record of publishing research in the top finance outlets and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field and have a record consistent with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Finance at Texas Tech University. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

Questions should be directed to: Drew Winters, Finance Area Coordinator, Rawls College of Business, Box 42101, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-2101, 806-834-3350, drew.winters@ttu.edu.

Texas Tech is a research extensive, doctoral granting university.  It is a multi-purpose university located in Lubbock, on the South Plains of Texas.  The student body exceeds 35,000 students.  Texas Tech University is the only school in Texas in which the University, Medical School, and School of Law are located on the same campus.

Lubbock, a city of over 235,000, has multiple superior school districts and big city amenities including a symphony, theatres, touring Broadway productions, Division I college sports teams, a variety of local entertainment, and excellent hotels and restaurants.  Lubbock serves as a major medical, retailing, and service center for West Texas and Eastern New Mexico and is located approximately 5-6 hours driving or one-hour flight from Dallas, Albuquerque, and El Paso.  Lubbock ranks in the top 25 cities in the U.S. for the number of days of sunshine per year. For information about Texas Tech University, the Rawls College of Business, and the Area of Finance please visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/rawlsbusiness  or Texas Tech University’s website at http://www.ttu.edu.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.  Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.

Grant Funded?
No

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Campus
Texas Tech University

Department
Rawls College of Business

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Faculty

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.


Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Finance or a related field. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Salary Grade
800

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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