Assistant Professor of Finance

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Smeal College of Business


The Department of Finance of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University located at University Park Campus seeks to fill at least one full-time, tenure-track appointment in Finance for Fall 2019. Desired rank is at the assistant level. This position is a tenure-track appointment with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. Faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Candidates must have a PhD or DBA (granted or near completion) in finance or a related field. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to conduct quality research and publish in the top journals in the field. The ability to contribute quality teaching should also be evidenced. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vita and evidence of quality research and teaching. Applications will not be accepted via mail or email. In addition, letters of recommendation should be sent directly to

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088