The Department of Finance at the University of Central Florida seeks to fill an associate or professor position. The successful candidate is expected to provide senior leadership in the Department’s new Master of Science in FinTech program. It is the first program of its kind developed in partnership and offered by the College of Business Administration and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The program combines finance and computer science courses to prepare graduates to succeed in the emerging Financial Technology industry. This is a nine-month, tenured position to start on August 8, 2023 (fall 2023 semester).
Ph.D.in Computer Science, MIS, Finance, or a related field from an accredited institution.
To be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor or professor upon hire, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record teaching, research, and service commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor.
There is a preference for candidates with an established record of graduate teaching experience in FinTech related courses such as Blockchains and Smart Distributed Contracts, Full Stack Development, and Artificial Intelligence.
An established record of research and peer-reviewed publications, preferably in FinTech-related fields.
Additional Application Materials Required:
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website,
Please upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, names and contact information of three references, supporting documentation of teaching competence and evidence of on-going research
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.
The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed. The position will remain open until filled.
Please contact Drs.Qinghai Wang (Qinghai.Wang@ucf.edu) and Christo Pirinsky ([email protected]) if you have questions regarding this search.