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The Department of Economics and Finance at The University of the South seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Finance to join a vibrant department starting in Fall 2024. Ideally, candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Economics, Finance, or a closely related field by August 2024 and have teaching and research interests in corporate finance, financial intermediation, asset pricing, or investments.

The successful candidate will teach five courses a year at the undergraduate level that will serve our growing Finance major as well as the University’s Business minor.

The department seeks to prepare Finance majors for the rigors of the financial world by emphasizing an understanding of the tools of data analytics. Thus, an ability to teach using Python, R, or similar analytical tools is desirable.

To apply, please provide a cover letter, CV, job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference through the AEA JOE system ( Please include a statement of commitment to and experience with supporting and promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching, Research, Service, and/or Advising as part of your cover letter or as a separate document. Applications received by November 1st, 2024 will receive full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted virtually in accordance with “AEA Guidance on the 2023-24 Economics Job Market Cycle.”

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.

JEL: G0, G1, G2, G3

Required Application Materials:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Job Market Paper
Three Letters of Recommendation
Statement of Commitment to and Experience with Supporting and Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching, Research, Service, and/or Advising

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