Professor - Finance

Job Title: Professor - Finance
Position No.: ACAD-FT-SOB-10062014
Department(s):   School of Business
Reports To: Dean, School of Business/Chair, Dept of Accounting
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The School of Business at Houston Baptist University seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in finance, commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2015 or earlier.  Applicants who submit all required materials before Feb. 28, 2015 will receive preference, though the position will be open until filled.

Job Responsibilities:

Teaching graduate/undergraduate classes, maintaining an active research program appropriate for a teaching institution, and service activities as required.


The successful candidate will have a PhD in finance. ABD candidates will be considered if the degree will be completed before the start of the Fall, 2015 semester. Professional experience in a related field will be an advantage.  HBU seeks candidates with an active Christian faith who are willing to integrate faith and learning in the classroom.  The candidate must be able to document an excellent teaching record and provide evidence of scholarly interests and achievements. Candidates should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: corporate finance, international finance, risk management, or investments.  The HBU School of Business anticipates entering AACSB candidacy in the next 12-18 months.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with the AACSB accreditation process.

Additional Info:

The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University and the School of Business, visit

Direct questions about this position to Dr. Melissa Wiseman at




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