Finance - Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Windsor

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-13

Odette School of Business

Tenure-Track Position in Finance

The University of Windsor invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Odette School of Business in the area of Finance at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commencing July 1, 2013. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The University of Windsor is a medium-sized university with a solid reputation in teaching and research. The University of Windsor offers a friendly and supportive environment for both living and learning. It is Canada's southernmost university and its border location provides unique cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

The Odette School of Business offers four-year business programs leading to an Honours Bachelor of Commerce, a three-year program leading to a Bachelor of Business Studies degree, and a two-year program leading to an Honours Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates. It also offers a full-time MBA, an integrated MBA/LLB, and a Masters of Management. There are approximately 1500 full-time and 400 part-time undergraduate students, and 250 Masters-level students. The Business School has strong contacts with business and other academic institutions. The School has recently completed an expansion strategy with approximately 60 full-time faculty positions currently. The School also has subscription to major financial datasets including WRDS (Compustat, CRSP), Investtext, eStatement Studies, Infomart, and Edgar and houses a state-of-the-art trading room with Bloomberg access (12 terminals) and the Rotman Interactive Trader system (24 terminals). For further details about the Odette School of Business visit our website at

Candidates for the position within the area of Finance must have completed (or be near completion of) a doctorate in Finance by the date of the appointment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a strong potential to teach well at the undergraduate and graduate level, with a desire to continue teaching in the following course areas: Investments, Security Analysis and Valuation, as well as Corporate Finance. Judgment regarding "potential" to excel in teaching and research will dominate the decision process for a candidate appointed at the Assistant Professor rank. Evidence of "superior performance" in teaching and research will dominate the decision process for a candidate appointed at the rank of Associate Professor. Substantial, relevant industry experience will also be taken into account.

Applications will include:

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status'
  • a detailed current curriculum vitae;
  • a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that might include sample course outlines or teaching evaluations;
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests;
  • samples of scholarly work;
  • graduate transcripts if a recent graduate;
  • candidates applying for the rank of assistant professor must arrange for three current letters of reference to be forwarded by the referees to the Dean of Business; and candidates applying for the rank of associate professor must provide the names and contact information for three referees to the Dean of Business.

The short listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by January 17, 2013 to the address below.

Dr. Allan Conway, Dean, Odette School of Business
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave., Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Tel: 519-253-3000, Ext. 3091; Fax: 519-973-7073

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. If you are unable to submit the application by the deadline date, you should contact and alert the Dean that you intend to submit an application after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at


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