JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
University of San Francisco
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Status Update: Search Closed
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Finance in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco is seeking to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in econometrics, financial econometrics, statistics, or mathematical finance with a subfield in an area of applied finance or investments. Applicants should have mastery of Stata. Familiarity with Matlab, R, SAS and Python is desirable. The position is anticipated to begin in the fall 2015. This is a tenure-track appointment. Applicants should be qualified to teach in the area of econometrics and financial econometrics and one or more of the following areas: financial markets, financial econometrics, portfolio management, fixed income instruments, derivatives, and financial statement analysis at both the undergraduate and master’s levels.
Program: This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an energetic and innovative faculty member with a solid research agenda, but who also enjoys and excels at classroom teaching. The Department of Finance offers both an undergraduate finance major, an MBA concentration in finance, and a Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA). There may be opportunities to teach in our new and highly-regarded Master of Science in Analytics (MSAN) program.
This position’s main responsibilities are in the Department of Finance and the graduate finance programs of the School of Management. The MSFA program is structured around the curriculum of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation. The MSFA program is an Academic Program Partner of the CFA Institute. We are especially interested in candidates with an empirical research agenda, financial market experience, and familiarity with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) program and its curriculum.
Teaching Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include the instruction of econometrics and financial econometrics in the MSFA program. Consequently, an awareness of and experience with professional practice in these areas is required. Teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels may include, inter alia, corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and markets, financial economics, portfolio management, fixed income, and derivatives.
Significant teaching experience in the areas of responsibility at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, evidence of scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed articles, an earned doctorate in finance, economics, statistics, or mathematical finance by fall 2015, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required.
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