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Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

The Department of Finance at Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) invites applications for a new visiting assistant professor.  Employment will begin August 2024. The department seeks a faculty member who can teach a variety of finance classes. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach courses in the following areas:


Financial Management

Risk Management


Financial Planning

Corporate Finance

Candidates must have graduated from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants are expected to have earned a PhD or DBA in a finance by August 1, 2024. Applicants with an MBA/MS and relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Founded in 1850, IWU is a highly-competitive, nationally-ranked, liberal-arts institution located in Bloomington, IL. The department of Business Administration is committed to excellence in undergraduate education and providing students with the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing business environment. IWU business graduates are widely respected for their critical-thinking, communication skills, and leadership potential.

The twin cities of Bloomington-Normal constitute a thriving community of over 170,000 residents. Located approximately halfway between Chicago and St. Louis, we are the home to multiple corporate headquarters and typically ranked as one of the best places to live.

Exciting things are happening as our department is in the midst of evolving our curriculum to further meet these goals. The departments of Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, and Finance have recently joined into a single entity to create a new School of Business and Economics.  

Illinois Wesleyan University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The candidate’s application materials should substantively address the candidate’s experience, commitment, and classroom activities to advance these goals. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


To Apply:


Submit the following:

  1. a cover letter addressing your qualifications
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. a teaching statement describing your commitment to excellent undergraduate education
  4. a statement describing your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  5. names and contact information for professional references


Please submit your application materials to Please send any questions to Dr. Bryan McCannon, Dean, School of Business and Economics, at


Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. For further information see our Jobs Web Page at  or