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University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago



The Department of Economics and Finance in the Nistler College of Business and Public Administration at the University of North Dakota invites applications for two (2) nine-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor starting fall semester, 2023.

The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research University established as a Land Grant University in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 13,850 students.

Position Benefits

Benefits include single or family health care coverage (UND pays the full premium), basic life insurance, employee assistance program, retirement plans with generous employer contributions, and 10 paid holidays.

Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Newly hired TT faculty in the Department of Economics and Finance teach a 2-2 course load for the first three years and may be renewed annually for an additional three years. Faculty are expected to publish in quality journals.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research program aligned with those of the Department's research-active faculty. Faculty research programs are supported with funding for data and participation at regional, national, and international conferences. In addition, we aim for limited class preparations through tenure. 
  • The Department seeks candidates with an instructional emphasis in corporate finance, investments, and/or financial institutions. The faculty is expected to contribute in instruction, research, and service/outreach/extension and work closely with master’s students.

Required Competencies

  • Excellent verbal communication and organizational skills are required. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a Ph.D./D.B.A. in Finance or a Ph.D. in Economics with an emphasis in financial economics from an accredited institution at the start of the contract.
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of research productivity and intellectual contributions to the field of finance commensurate with experience.
  • Proficient writing as evident in application materials.
  • Teaching experience and effectiveness

Contract Period/Start Date

Position contract will be August 16, 2023 to May 15, 2024, and may be renewed annually based upon successful evaluations and availability of funding.

To Apply

Candidates must apply through the UND Recruiting Solutions application at
Selected candidates will have the option of completing initial interviews at the 2022 FMA Annual Meeting in Atlanta in October.  For full consideration of an interview, applications must be received by 9/25/2022 and include the following materials:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • A job market paper
  • Three letters of reference (Can be sent directly to
  • Evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness
  • Unofficial transcripts. 
  • Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts upon hire.  

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three or more finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65373995
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of North Dakota
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Finance (Tenure Track)
  • Industry: Education / Teaching / Administration
  • Job Function: Finance Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: None

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