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University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Finance in Colorado Springs, Colorado

TheCollege of Business and Administrationat theUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)is currently seeking applicants fortwotenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in Finance starting in August 2020.

Our specific instructional needs are in the areas of investments, corporate finance, international financial management, and case studies in finance. Classes in other areas will be assigned as needed and efforts will be made to find opportunities for the candidate to teach in his/her special areas of expertise.

The successful candidate should be devoted to teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level, committed to high-quality scholarly research, and interestedin pursuing community involvement. Cross-disciplinaryresearch is respected and encouraged. This position requires on-going scholarship sufficient to achieve and maintain AACSB "Scholarly Academic” status.

Candidates should also be committed to further enhancing our collegial environment, which includes service to the college, university, community, and profession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at: Information about UCCS is available at


Founded in 1965, UCCS is one of four universities in the University of Colorado System. As one of the fastest growing universities in the state, UCCS enrolls more than 12,500 students and the AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision making.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak and offers many recreational and cultural activities. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Colorado Springs among the top five best places to live in the U.S.


Salary and Benefits:




The salary is competitive, and the College of Business provides travel and professional development funding. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs is located at:

Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total compensation can be found at:


UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living, and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.


The successful applicant will possess the following competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities:*

  • Strong commitment to student-centered instruction.

  • Demonstrated ability and interest to teach effectively in all courses.

  • Ability to facilitate highly effective learning environments.

  • Demonstrated ability and interest in contributing to the growth of the University and developing community relations.

  • Demonstrated potential to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

*Minimum Qualifications: *

  • An earned doctorate (or ABD) in finance or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited business school./ABD applicants must have completed all doctoral course requirements and qualifying exams and must persuasively demonstrate that all degree requirements will be completed before the start of the Fall 2020 semester./

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior and relevant teaching experience in finance or a closely related field at the university level.

  • Ability or interest in teaching online classes.

  • Relevant practical experience in a finance position is highly regarded and a willingness to interact with local finance, financial planning and business professionals is a plus.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Title: Assistant Professor - Finance

Location: Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 16754