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Longwood University - Assistant Professor of Finance
Posted: 10/12/2016


Assistant Professor of Finance

Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance, & Real Estate
Full-time, Tenure-track faculty, Position #F0028

Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites candidates to apply for Assistant Professor of Finance.

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good. Longwood recently celebrated its 175th anniversary and is the third-oldest public university in Virginia, behind William & Mary and the University of Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville, at a historic crossroads near where the Civil War drew to a close and powerful strides in the civil rights movement began. Today, Longwood has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, one of just a few dozen nationally accredited university art museums. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level. Longwood’s 26th President, W. Taylor Reveley IV, took office in June 2013.

The Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Real Estate in the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University is seeking qualified applicants for a position at the level of Assistant Professor of Finance. To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. in Finance or related field from an AACSB accredited institution. Candidates with interests in all areas of finance will be considered with a preference for those with an interest in Real Estate. Online teaching experience considered a plus. Evidence of strong research and teaching potential is expected and required for tenure.

Duties: To teach undergraduate and MBA courses in Finance, and to perform duties assigned by the Dean of the College of Business and Economics and Chair of the Department.

The College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB and offers programs at the undergraduate and MBA levels. For more information, please visit

Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful fingerprint based criminal background investigation is required. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit a letter of application and vitae (indicate position F0028) to:

Desiree Lee
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909

Please submit the “Release of Information” ( and “EEO Data Collection Form” ( (the EEO form is voluntary) to:

Human Resources
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2074
Fax: 434-395-2666

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at:

A hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.


A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (10/11/2016)


Please see the linked PDF for information and application guidelines.

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