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 CHAIR AND ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

Description
The Fogelman College of Business & Economics is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chair, Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, effective fall semester 2015, pending availability of funding. The Department is an academically diverse, research-oriented group of 12 full-time faculty members and includes two Chairs of Excellence. The Chair provides academic and administrative leadership for all operations of the Department. Duties and responsibilities include faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; curriculum development; promotion of academic programs and faculty research; course scheduling; planning and budgeting; faculty and staff supervision; guiding assessment and reaccreditation efforts, publishing discipline-relevant research, development of external relationships; and service on the College’s executive council.
 
Qualifications
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in finance or a related area; a record of effective teaching, scholarship, and professional accomplishment appropriate to appointment at a senior rank; the ability and commitment to publish in high-quality academic journals, administrative ability and experience; effective communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to provide leadership through collaboration with the faculty to advance the Department; and the capacity for effective interaction with the corporate community
 
Compensation
The Chair position is an academic-year appointment with additional compensation for summer responsibilities. The Chair teaches one course each semester and can teach one course in the summer. The position offers a competitive salary, administrative and secretarial support, funds for travel and professional expenses, and an attractive University benefits package.
 
The College
The Fogelman College of Business & Economics has become a leading business school in the Southeast. Globalization is a strategic emphasis of the College. Degree programs offered include the BBA, MA (Economics), MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, MS, and PhD. The academic programs of the College are fully accredited by AACSB International. The College faculty of 97 serves over 3,000 students, with approximately 2,450 undergraduates, 525, and 80 doctoral students. The highly qualified faculty is widely recognized for scholarship and publications in leading academic and professional journals. For more information, go to: http://www.memphis.edu/fcbe.
 
The University
The University of Memphis is emerging as one of America’s great metropolitan research universities. Founded in 1912, the University is a state, tax-assisted institution with an enrollment of 21,500 students. The University is the flagship of the Tennessee Board of Regents system and is one of two comprehensive doctoral-granting public institutions in Tennessee, offering a broad array of degree programs at all levels. The University has 24 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. The modern and beautifully landscaped campus is centrally located in an attractive residential area of east Memphis. For additional information, go to: http://www.memphis.edu
 
The Community
Located in southwestern Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi river, Memphis is one of the South’s largest and most attractive cities. In 2012, the population of Tennessee’s largest city was estimated to be 660,000, with over 1.3 million in the metropolitan area. Memphis is home to many nationally and internationally known companies, including three Fortune 500 companies: FedEx Corporation, AutoZone, and International Paper. Memphis is a major distribution center and boasts the world’s second busiest cargo airport. As a primary medical, education, communication, and transportation center, Memphis offers a full range of research opportunities and cultural experiences. The city, known worldwide for its musical heritage, has many fine restaurants, theaters, and museums, as well as one of the nation’s largest urban park systems. Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living among metropolitan cities of 600,000 or more and enjoys a mild climate.
 
Applications
Applications should include a cover letter outlining qualifications and interests, detailed curriculum vitae, statement of administrative philosophy, unofficial transcripts of highest degree, and the names and contact information of three professional references, and be made at: http://workforum.memphis.edu. Screening of applications begins November 7, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled. Search Committee Chair is:
 
Dr. Pankaj Jain
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
Fogelman College of Business & Economics
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN  38152-3120
(901) 678-5930.
 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Description
The School of Accountancy in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics is seeking two  tenure-track Assistant Professors, effective fall semester 2015, pending available funding.  Responsibilities include effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a stream of quality research, participating in activities of the Department, and fulfilling professional and university service responsibilities.  The Department is an academically diverse, research-oriented group of 17 full-time faculty members.  The Department offers degree programs at all levels and is fully accredited by AACSB International.  For more information about the School and its programs, visit www.memphis.edu/accountancy.  

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution is required (advanced ABDs may be considered if degree completion is imminent).  All candidates must have either education in, or experience working with, U.S. GAAP, tax law, and/or auditing standards. Teaching and research interests in all areas of accounting will be considered.  Effective college teaching experience and evidence of strong research potential are required for assistant professor.  Graduate teaching experience and professional certification (CPA preferred) are desired.

Compensation
This is an academic-year appointment and offers competitive compensation, summer research support, and an attractive benefits program, depending on qualifications.  

The College
The Fogelman College of Business & Economics has become a leading business school in the Southeast.  Globalization is a strategic emphasis of the College.  Degree programs offered include the BBA, MA (Economics), MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, MS, and PhD.  The academic programs of the College are fully accredited by AACSB International.  The College faculty of 96 serves nearly 3,100 students, with approximately 2,450 undergraduates, 525 master’s students and 80 doctoral students.  The highly qualified faculty is recognized for scholarship and publications in leading academic and professional journals.  The College outreach units include the Sparks Bureau of Business & Economic Research and the Robert Wang Center for International Business and Research (one of only 31 CIBERs in the nation).  

The University
The University of Memphis is emerging as one of America’s great metropolitan research universities.  Founded in 1912, the University is a state, tax-assisted institution with an enrollment of 21,000 students.  The University is the flagship of the Tennessee Board of Regents system and is one of two comprehensive doctoral-granting public institutions in Tennessee, offering a broad array of degree programs at all levels.  The University has 24 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence.  The modern and beautifully landscaped campus is centrally located in an attractive residential area of east Memphis.  For additional information about the University, visit the Web site at: http://www.memphis.edu.

The Community
Located in southwestern Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi river, Memphis is one of the South’s largest and most attractive cities.  In 2013, the population of Memphis  was over 650,000, with over 1.3 million in the metropolitan area.  Memphis is home to many nationally and internationally known companies, including four Fortune 500 companies: FedEx Corporation, AutoZone, International Paper, and ServiceMaster.  Memphis is a major distribution center and boasts the world’s second busiest cargo airport.  As a primary medical, education, communication, and transportation center, Memphis offers a full range of research opportunities and cultural experiences.  The city, known worldwide for its musical heritage, has many fine restaurants, theaters, and museums, as well as one of the nation’s largest urban park systems.  Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living among metropolitan cities of 600,000 or more and enjoys a mild climate.     

Application
Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research sample, unofficial transcripts, summaries of teaching performance, names and contact information of three professional references, and be made online at: http://workforum.memphis.edu.  Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled.  Search Committee Chair is:

Dr. Kenton Walker, Director
School of Accountancy  
Fogelman College of Business & Economics
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN  38152-3120
(901) 678-4569

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Description
The School of Accountancy in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, effective fall semester 2015, pending available funding.  Responsibilities include effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a stream of quality research, participating in activities of the Department, and fulfilling professional and university service responsibilities.  The Department is an academically diverse, research-oriented group of 17 full-time faculty members.  The Department offers degree programs at all levels and is fully accredited by AACSB International.  For more information about the School and its programs, visit www.memphis.edu/accountancy.  

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution is required (advanced ABDs may be considered if degree completion is imminent).  All candidates must have either education in, or experience working with, U.S. GAAP, tax law, and/or auditing standards. Teaching and research interests in all areas of accounting will be considered.  Effective college teaching experience and evidence of strong research potential are required for assistant professor.  Applicants for associate professor must also have substantial professional experience and a strong record of scholarly research.  Graduate teaching experience and professional certification (CPA preferred) are desired.

Compensation
This is an academic-year appointment and offers competitive compensation, summer research support, and an attractive benefits program, depending on qualifications.  

The College
The Fogelman College of Business & Economics has become a leading business school in the Southeast.  Globalization is a strategic emphasis of the College.  Degree programs offered include the BBA, MA (Economics), MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, MS, and PhD.  The academic programs of the College are fully accredited by AACSB International.  The College faculty of 96 serves nearly 3,100 students, with approximately 2,450 undergraduates, 525 master’s students and 80 doctoral students.  The highly qualified faculty is recognized for scholarship and publications in leading academic and professional journals.  The College outreach units include the Sparks Bureau of Business & Economic Research and the Robert Wang Center for International Business and Research (one of only 31 CIBERs in the nation).  

The University
The University of Memphis is emerging as one of America’s great metropolitan research universities.  Founded in 1912, the University is a state, tax-assisted institution with an enrollment of 21,000 students.  The University is the flagship of the Tennessee Board of Regents system and is one of two comprehensive doctoral-granting public institutions in Tennessee, offering a broad array of degree programs at all levels.  The University has 24 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence.  The modern and beautifully landscaped campus is centrally located in an attractive residential area of east Memphis.  For additional information about the University, visit the Web site at: http://www.memphis.edu.

The Community
Located in southwestern Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi river, Memphis is one of the South’s largest and most attractive cities.  In 2013, the population of Memphis  was over 650,000, with over 1.3 million in the metropolitan area.  Memphis is home to many nationally and internationally known companies, including four Fortune 500 companies: FedEx Corporation, AutoZone, International Paper, and ServiceMaster.  Memphis is a major distribution center and boasts the world’s second busiest cargo airport.  As a primary medical, education, communication, and transportation center, Memphis offers a full range of research opportunities and cultural experiences.  The city, known worldwide for its musical heritage, has many fine restaurants, theaters, and museums, as well as one of the nation’s largest urban park systems.  Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living among metropolitan cities of 600,000 or more and enjoys a mild climate.     

Application
Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research sample, unofficial transcripts, summaries of teaching performance, names and contact information of three professional references, and be made online at: http://workforum.memphis.edu.  Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled.  Search Committee Chair is:

Dr. Kenton Walker, Director
School of Accountancy  
Fogelman College of Business & Economics
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN  38152-3120
(901) 678-4569

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF FINANCE
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

Description
The Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, effective fall semester 2015, pending available funding.  Responsibilities include effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a stream of quality research, participating in activities of the Department, and fulfilling professional and university service responsibilities.  

Department
The Department of Management is an academically diverse, research-oriented group of 12 full-time faculty members with specializations in market microstructure, corporate finance, international finance, investments, real estate, and insurance/risk management.  The Department offers degree programs at all levels and is fully accredited by AACSB International.   

Qualifications
Candidates should have a Ph.D. with a concentration in finance or a closely related area (advanced ABDs will be considered if degree completion is imminent), a record of effective college teaching and commitment to teaching excellence, and evidence of development of a strong research program targeting leading journals in the field.  Papers in top-tier journals in finance and leading finance conferences will be considered favorably.  Candidates for Associate rank must have a strong record of professional experience and research accomplishment.  Applicants with expertise in market microstructure, international finance, investments, corporate finance, investments, and personal finance are desired for this position.

Compensation
This is an academic-year appointment and offers competitive compensation, summer research support, and an attractive benefits program, depending on qualifications.  

Application
Application packages should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research sample, unofficial transcripts, the names and contact information of three professional references, and be made online at: http://workforum.memphis.edu.  Screening of applications begins September 1, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled.  Search Committee Co-chairs are:

Dr. Sandra Mortal and Dr. Ronald Spahr
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
Fogelman College of Business & Economics
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN  38152-3120
(901) 678-5930

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Description
The Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management (SCM) for fall 2015, pending available funding.  The primary teaching responsibilities for this position will include in-person and online sections of undergraduate supply chain management courses, with future teaching responsibilities in  upper-division undergraduate and graduate SCM courses.  The faculty member must be willing to work closely with the Memphis-area business community and play an active role in the leadership and development of the SCM program.  The individual is also expected to maintain a stream of quality research, participate in departmental activities, and fulfill professional and university service responsibilities.    

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, or a related discipline from an AACSB-accredited college of business is required.  Effective college teaching experience, a  commitment to teaching excellence, and evidence of strong research potential are required for Assistant Professor.  Candidates for Associate Professor must also have substantial professional experience and a strong record of scholarly research.    

Compensation
This is an academic-year appointment and offers competitive compensation, summer research support, and an attractive benefits program, depending on qualifications.  

The College
The Fogelman College of Business & Economics has become a leading business school in the Southeast.  Globalization is a strategic emphasis of the College.  Degree programs offered include the BBA, MA (Economics), MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, MS, and PhD.  The academic programs of the College are fully accredited by AACSB International.  The College faculty of 96 serves nearly 3,100 students, with approximately 2,450 undergraduates, 525 master’s students and 80 doctoral students.  The highly qualified faculty is recognized for scholarship and publications in leading academic and professional journals.  

The University
The University of Memphis is emerging as one of America’s great metropolitan research universities.  Founded in 1912, the University is a state, tax-assisted institution with an enrollment of 21,000 students.  The University is the flagship of the Tennessee Board of Regents system and is one of two comprehensive doctoral-granting public institutions in Tennessee, offering a broad array of degree programs at all levels.  The University has 24 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence.  The modern and beautifully landscaped campus is centrally located in an attractive residential area of east Memphis.  For additional information about the University, visit the Web site at: http://www.memphis.edu.

The Community
Located in southwestern Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi river, Memphis is one of the South’s largest and most attractive cities.  In 2013, the population of Memphis was over 660,000, with over 1.2 million in the metropolitan area.  Memphis is home to many nationally and internationally known companies, including four Fortune 500 companies: FedEx Corporation, AutoZone, International Paper, and ServiceMaster.  Memphis is a major distribution center and boasts the world’s second busiest cargo airport.  As a primary medical, education, communication, and transportation center, Memphis offers a full range of research opportunities and cultural experiences.  The city, known worldwide for its musical heritage, has many fine restaurants, theaters, and museums, as well as one of the nation’s largest urban park systems.  Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living among metropolitan cities of 600,000 or more and enjoys a mild climate.     

Application
Application should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research sample, unofficial transcripts, summaries of teaching evaluations, the names and contact information of three professional references, and be made online at: http://workforum.memphis.edu.  Screening of applications begins September 15, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled.  

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents Institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants are urged to apply for this position.  Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to the position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or veteran status.

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