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Tenured: Professor and Department Head

Mays Business School

College Station, TX
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The Adam C. Sinn ’00 Department of Finance at Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, invites applications for a full-time, tenured position with an 11-month academic appointment. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Professor with an administrative appointment as Department Head. Appointment to an endowed position is possible for candidates with appropriate qualifications. The Department Head reports to the Senior Associate Dean. The successful candidate will be expected to provide academic leadership for the department in fulfilling its research, instructional, and service missions, including: (1) program and curriculum development; (2) faculty recruitment, development, and retention; (3) student recruitment and retention; and, (4) engagement with external stakeholders.

About the Adam C. Sinn ’00 Department of Finance
Named in recognition of a $20 million philanthropic investment, the Adam C. Sinn ’00 Department of Finance offers degrees at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels. In addition to degree-granting programs (including revenue-generating masters programs in Finance, Quantitative Finance, Real Estate, and Financial Management), the department supports student and faculty involvement in a wide variety of certificate and enrichment programs including:
● Adam C. Sinn ’00 Center for Investment Management
● Aggie Ventures
● Aggies on Wall Street
● Commercial Banking
● Corporate Finance
● Quantitative Finance and Research
● Reveille Fund
● Tanner Investment Fund
● Titans of Finance
● Trading, Risk, and Investments

The department currently has 795 undergraduate majors, 283 masters students, 16 Ph.D. students, 18 tenure/tenure-track faculty, 25 academic professional track faculty, and 12 support staff. The department’s annual operating budget is $8.8 million and is supported by a dedicated endowment of approximately $49 million.

About Mays Business School
The vision of Mays Business School is to “Advancing the World’s Prosperity” through being “a vibrant learning organization that creates impactful knowledge and develops transformational leaders.” Mays Business School educates nearly 6,300 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students in accounting, finance, information systems and operations management, management, and marketing. Mays consistently ranks among the top public business schools in the country for the quality of its programs
and its faculty research productivity.


Required qualifications for this position include:
1. Demonstrated or potential ability to provide academic, administrative, and scholarly leadership to the Department of Finance.
2. Demonstrated or potential ability to work effectively with internal and external department stakeholders.
3. An earned doctorate in Finance or a closely-related field.
4. Record of teaching, research, and publication commensurate with appointment to the rank of tenured Full Professor.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following:

  1. A curriculum vitae.
  2. A letter of interest addressing the required qualifications.
  3. A brief personal statement addressing their philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service (as applicable)
  4. Names and contact information of five (5) professional references (references will only be contacted prior to extending an offer, contingent upon the applicant’s approval)

Applications should be submitted through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/121974 and sent to Sean McGuire, Search Committee Chair via email (stmcguire@tamu.edu). For additional information, interested applicants are encouraged to contact Sean either by email or phone (979.845-7935).

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the position will remain open until it is filled. The desired start date is prior to August 2024.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program.