Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Finance

Position Title:             Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Finance

The position is a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate/full professor level with a primary interest in Insurance and secondary interest in Investment or Corporate Finance preferred.


Applicants must possess an earned Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Finance, Insurance or a closely related field.  ABD’s will be considered if completion of the degree is anticipated by Summer 2015.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to quality teaching and research in Insurance/Finance and will be judged on their demonstrated record and potential for excellence in teaching and research in Insurance/Finance.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness in Insurance is required, and industry experience is preferred.


Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate (MBA) levels and conducting quality research leading to publication.  The individual will also be expected to participate actively in departmental programs and university-wide and community service activities.  Both undergraduate and MBA programs are AACSB accredited.


Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials.

Effective Start Date of Employment:

Anticipated starting date of employment is August 2015.  The availability of this position is subject to final budget approval and approval of the new Insurance Program.

Application Procedure:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, three current letters of reference, and college transcripts.  Electronic and fax submissions of applications may be considered.  The application deadline is September 19, 2014.  Qualified applicants should submit their application materials to:

Dr. Sung C. Bae, Chair
Department of Finance
College of Business Administration
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: (419) 372-8714 or 372-2520; Fax: (419) 372-2527; E-Mail: bae@bgsu.edu.

Bowling Green State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


It is the vision of the Department of Finance at Bowling Green State University to be the premier non-doctoral finance department in the region and one of the best in the nation, with a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement in finance education.  To fulfill this vision, we will direct our activities toward achieving the following mission:

  1. We will deliver a high quality educational experience to students.
  2. We will promote the scholastic development of our faculty.
  3. We will provide public service to the profession and University, and promote outreach activities for alumni and the business community.

We will assess the outcomes of our activities in terms of the success of our program graduates, faculty research productivity, and public service/outreach activities.  We are also committed to periodic reviews of and revisions to the mission statement, as needed, to ensure that it reflects changing needs of all constituents including students, alumni, prospective employers, and community, and that it is both current and consonant with the mission statements of the College and the University.

The Department of Finance currently has six full-time and two part-time/adjunct faculty members and offers programs leading to the BSBA degree with a specialization in Finance and the Master of Business Administration.  The Department also offers the Financial Planning Concentration within the Finance specialization, which is officially registered with the U.S. CFP Board of Standards, and will offer Minor in Finance starting Fall 2014.


Bowling Green State University (www.bgsu.edu) is a public, state-assisted residential university with approximately 18,000 students and 650 full-time faculty.  The University offers 165 undergraduate degree programs on the main campus and 21 associate degree programs at Firelands campus.  The main campus is located 25 miles south of Toledo, Ohio.

The College of Business Administration (www.business.bgsu.edu), one of seven colleges and four schools in the University, has six departments with more than 100 full- and part-time faculty.  The College currently has approximately 1,600 undergraduate majors in fifteen undergraduate specialization programs and 400 graduate students in five graduate programs including a Master of Business Administration.  The College is rated among “Best Undergraduate Business College” and #1 Business College in the U.S. for level of student and student organization success in competition by U.S. News and World Report.