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Endowed Chairs

The University of Connecticut is in the Midst of a Transformation.


Come help us finish the job. Join the ranks of our distinguished Faculty in an Endowed Chair.

For the past twenty years we have engaged in phenomenal growth, we’ve built a world-class university, while honing our strategic vision with a plan for 21st century excellence. With billions in unprecedented financial investment, we have hired 400 new tenure-line faculty over the last five years, with dozens of additional openings to fill. We are building our future with endowed chairs and tenure-line faculty in many areas: philosophy, genomics, additive manufacturing, finance, cognitive neuroscience, and human rights, to name just a few. You can view these openings below.

The Finance Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the Toscano Family Chair in Finance starting in the fall of 2018. The successful candidate is expected to be hired at the rank of Full Professor and will be considered for tenure at hire. Candidates with research interest in all areas of Financial Economics are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to be a leading scholar and continue to contribute to high quality research & scholarship in premier journals in financial economics, and to help guide research efforts in their areas of expertise through mentoring and other interactions with department faculty and graduate students. In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels, and contribute to the outreach and service initiatives at the school and university. Successful candidates will share a deep commitment to effective instruction, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.


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