JOE - March 2013

American University
The Kogod School of Businesss
Gary Cohn Goldman Sachs Endowed Chair in Finance
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Gary Cohn Goldman Sachs Endowed Chair in Finance
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Keywords: finance, financial economics, economic policy
Deadline Date: 05/2013

JOE ID Number: 201303_398610

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The Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, D.C. invites nominations and applications for appointment to the newly created Gary Cohn Goldman Sachs Endowed Chair in Finance. The position has tenured status at the full-professor level and resides in the Department of Finance and Real Estate with a starting date of August 2013. The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will have an established record as a prominent scholar in financial markets. Working within Department of Finance and Real Estate, the Cohn Professor is expected to raise the visibility of Kogod School of Business in the area of financial markets research, provide pedagogical leadership at all levels, and be actively involved in creating ties with the business and policy-making communities. The Chair offers a reduced teaching load, discretionary research funds, an annual stipend, and competitive salary and benefits.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Kogod School of Business is an exciting, entrepreneurial institution with over 500 graduate and 1,200 undergraduate students and excellent international contacts. In addition to the traditional MBA and BSBA, the school offers BS or MS degrees in Finance, Real Estate, Accounting and Taxation. The Kogod School faculty enjoys substantial interaction with the financial, regulatory and consulting communities in the greater Washington, DC area.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance and Real Estate currently has 9 tenured or tenure-track faculty members and 7 term faculty members. Department members publish in top finance journals, such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, as well as top-tier journals in real estate, economics, accounting, international business and management. Current research includes projects in corporate finance and governance, financial intermediation, market microstructure, investments, and commodities. The group is collegial and works as a team to further individual research interests and teaching objectives. The Department has an active research seminar series, with papers presented by local, national and international researchers.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Finance or Economics specializing in Financial Economics. They must have an outstanding research and service record, demonstrate a continuing commitment to produce high-level research in financial economics, be outstanding teachers, and be able to effectively coordinate and lead the faculty and external constituents.
Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit their application materials, with a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, information on research and teaching including teaching evaluations,samples of recent research, and a minimum of three letters of reference from prominent finance scholars in electronic format via email preferably before March 5, 2013. The subject line of the email should comprise the applicant's name and "Cohn Chair Search 2012-2013."

Please send these electronic or mailed materials to:
Ms. Takei Roach
Kogod School of Business
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington D.C. 20016-8044
(202) 885-1963
American University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse
faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 2028851749
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For more information, phone: 2028851963

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