Faculty Position in Finance

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

United States

Specialized Faculty (Open Rank, Non-Tenure Track)

Department of Finance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service. Specific areas of teaching needs include investment banking, valuation and financial statement analysis, investment management, risk management, real estate and applied economics. Successful candidates must have at least 5 years of experience in senior leadership positions in the financial sector, and/or demonstrated excellence in teaching at undergraduate and professional graduate degree programs at an accredited institution. The Department of Finance invites applications for instructor, lecturer, teaching and clinical professor positions in Finance (up to 100% for 9 months). Adjunct positions are possible for appointments below 50%.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Clinical Professors/Teaching Professors/Lecturers/Instructors are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and engage in activities that maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines. This may include research for some positions.

Clinical faculty draw on specialized knowledge gained from professional practice. Responsibilities can include delivering an effective and engaging classroom experience, engaging in applied or experiential work that leverages specialized practices in fields the department deems relevant, and publicly engaging with current and potential partners on campus and within the larger business community. Candidates must have at least a masters or equivalent degree and extensive professional experience.

Teaching faculty deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience, publish on topics related to business pedagogy, and engage in related pedagogical activities to make both an instructional impact and a curricular impact within and beyond the department. Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Lecturers deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Instructors deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree or equivalent degree and some professional experience.

SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.



For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your required documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, working papers, course evaluations and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references. Applications should be submitted by February 1, 2021.  In your cover letter please state which rank you are applying for.  Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Maureen Dahl at mdahl@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

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Gies College of Business
Gies College of Business: Specialized Faculty-Finance (138415)

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