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BBVA Compass Distinguished Chair in International Finance (full-time, tenured position)
Institution: Texas A&M International University
Posted: December 23, 2011
Location: Texas
Employment Level: Tenured, tenure track
Category: Accounting/ finance
Employment Status: Full-time
Salary: Not specified
International Finance: The A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, Texas A&M International University. Position Title: BBVA Compass Distinguished Chair in International Finance (full-time, tenured position). Department: Division of International Banking and Finance Studies. Salary: Competitive. The base salary is consistent with those of AACSB-accredited public research universities and is supplemented with income from the BBVA Compass Bank endowment. Job Duties: The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate and maintain a high quality research program and to assume a leadership role in the research portfolio of the School of Business, particularly with respect to the University's doctoral program in International Business Administration. Will be expected to teach, mentor junior faculty members, and interact with the regional business community. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in finance or a related field. Candidate must have demonstrated significant research and teaching accomplishments in finance. Excellent teaching is required, with focus on training Ph.D. students. Preferred Qualifications: Individuals seeking this position may have research and teaching interests in any area of finance, but international finance is preferred. Other Information: Texas A&M International University, located in Laredo, Texas offers BBA, MBA, and Ph.D. programs in its business school with special emphasis on topics in international business. The A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business is the editorial home of The International Trade Journal and The International Journal of e-Collaboration. The School of Business maintains ample research databases including, among others, WRDS, Bloomberg, CRSP, and DataStream. More information about the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business is available at Texas A&M International University is located at 5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900. Application Procedure: The start date for the position is Fall 2012, and the search will continue until filled. Completed employment application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of five professional references. Interested, qualified candidates must apply via our online employment system, TAMIUWorks, at Texas A&M International University is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal history investigation.
As advertised in the Chronicle of Higher Education:
For inquiries, or to nominate, please contact Professor Tagi Sagafi-nejad, Chair of the BBVA Compass Distinguished Chair Search Committee, at:

Professor Tagi Sagafi-nejad
The Radcliffe Killam Distinguished Professor of International Business,
Director, Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade - HTTP://<Http://>
Director, International Trade Institute
Editor, International Trade Journal-<>
The A. R. Sanchez, Jr., School of Business,Texas A&M International University
5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Tel: (956) 326 - 2547 Fax: (956) 326 - 2544 - E-mail: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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