Department Head / Lloyd F. Collette Endowed Chair/ Full Professor

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Department Head / Lloyd F. Collette Endowed Chair/ Full Professor


Position Type:




LSUAM EJ Ourso College of Business (Jared James Llorens (00004264))


Work Location:

2900 BEC North Undergrad Pavilion


Pay Grade:



Job Description:

Chair of the Department of Finance in the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University.  The selected candidate will hold an appointment to the Lloyd F. Collette Endowed Chair of Financial Services.

The department chair is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Finance department, including the leadership of faculty, the recruitment of faculty members; the connection to the academic and professional associations, maintenance of contact with alumni, expanding opportunities for students pursuing careers in finance, and maintaining the vitality of the program in terms of its academics, its research productivity, and its service around the state and nation.  The chair will also teach and conduct research.

Job Responsibilities:

50% - Provide academic leadership and management of the department. Assume responsibility for the quality, effectiveness, and progress of the department. Leading the departmental faculty to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Foster and enhance the department’s vital connection with the finance profession. Work with college leadership, alumni, corporate partners, and development officers to enhance and expand opportunities for students pursuing careers in finance. 

35% -Conduct research in the field of finance and publish the results of this scholarship in nationally recognized, top-tier academic journals.  Maintain personal visibility in nationally respected academic organizations through participation in symposia, and service as journal editor, etc.

15% - Effectively teach course(s) in graduate and undergraduate programs

Minimum Qualifications:

Education level: PhD in Finance or related field

Specific Experience: Possess a record of scholarship commensurate with appointment as an endowed academic chair


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Those interested in the position should submit a CV, letter of interest, and a personal statement on the candidate's vision for administration, leadership, and philosophy, and plans for research, teaching and service.
For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Dr. Faik Koray,


Posting Date:

October 31, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


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