Assistant Professor of Finance

University of Maine

  • Location: Orono, Maine
  • Category: Finance
  • Date Posted: May 16, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description

The Maine Business School (AACSB Accredited) at the University of Maine seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Finance, with an anticipated start date of August 28, 2023 or, if needed, January 2024. This will be a full-time, ongoing appointment, renewed annually based on satisfactory performance. Our primary teaching need are in the areas of Valuation and Corporate Investment Decisions and International Finance.


The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective and engaging teacher and establish a research program leading to publications in refereed journals in their area of expertise. Additionally, successful faculty at the Maine Business School make a strong commitment to developing innovative curricula, advising and mentoring undergraduates in pursuit of their academic and research goals, and collaborating with colleagues to increase student success. The position will offer a competitive salary, research support, and a teaching load commensurate with similar-sized research universities.


The typical teaching load is two courses per semester at the undergraduate level for the first two years, after which you will teach a load of three courses one semester and two courses one semester. The candidate will be expected to participate in maintenance of AACSB accreditation and remain qualified. Service to the School, University, and in the Community is required. The candidate should also foster collaborative relationships with the business community.

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System's flagship institution. UMaine is the state's public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu.


The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.


UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.


The successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) from an AACSB-accredited program or be ABD with an anticipated graduation date of no later than January 2024. Preference will be given to candidates with documented evidence of quality teaching, who demonstrate an ability to engage in quality research, and those with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Professional certification and relevant professional experience are a plus.

Other Information:

The Maine Business School (umaine.edu/business) is an AACSB Accredited institution offering both BS and MBA degrees. The Maine Business School hosts six majors (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management, and Business Information Systems – Security Management) and two concentrations (Entrepreneurship and Innovation and International Business), as well as several minors. The Graduate School of Business offers an online MBA, as well as several concentrations and dual-degree options. The School currently has 33 full-time faculty members and enrolls approximately 1,250 undergraduate and 315 graduate students.


Increasing the diversity of business education is one of our strategic priorities. Women and those from groups traditionally underrepresented in computing fields are particularly encouraged to apply.


1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references


You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

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