Applying

Faculty positions in the Jones School are open-rank (except where noted). We have a strong preference for experienced scholars. Senior applicants must prove both a record of publishing in top journals as well as excellent teaching abilities. Junior applicants must demonstrate quantifiable potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching.

Applicants of diverse ethnicities are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of Rice University to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its admissions, its educational programs, or employment of faculty or staff.

Open Positions

Associate or Full Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Finance
Faculty Position in Finance (non-tenure track)
Full-time Lecturer in Business Communication (MBA Program)
   

Associate or Full Professor of Accounting

The Accounting Faculty group in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenured position in the area of accounting. The appointment will be made at the rank of associate or full professor to begin on July 1, 2018.

Job Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and an established record of excellence in scholarly research and teaching. A strong commitment to master’s and Ph.D. education as well as Ph.D. student mentoring is also expected.

Application Procedure:
The application deadline is December 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed. Applicants should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11774. Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three representative papers, and (4) copies of recent teaching evaluations.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.   
 

Assistant Professor of Finance

The Finance Faculty group in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of finance. The appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate is expected to produce high-quality research in the area of finance that results in publication in top journals in the field. A strong commitment to MBA and Ph.D. education is also expected.

Job Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. by July 1 st of the year employment commences or be appointed as acting assistant professor for a period of one year.

Application Procedure:
The application deadline is Friday, November 17, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed. Applicants should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11977. Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) graduate school transcripts, (4) two writing samples, and (5) three letters of recommendation (applicants must provide information for three references who will be automatically contacted for letters of recommendation).

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.   
 

Faculty Position in Finance (non-tenure track)

The Jones School is seeking applicants for one non-tenure- track position in finance (rank to be determined).

Job Qualifications:
A Ph.D. and evidence of high-quality teaching are required.  Excellence in teaching and service are the primary criteria for the position although contribution to the school’s research environment can be a factor.  Candidate must be capable of teaching across a wide spectrum of subject matters such as corporate finance, investments, business economics, and international finance. The Jones Graduate School of Business offers full-time, executive, and professional MBA programs, a PhD program, and an undergraduate minor in business.

Application Procedure:
Please send application materials electronically to financerecruit@rice.edu no later than Friday, November 17, 2017. To receive full consideration, please include the following as separate, clearly labeled pdf files: 1) cover letter, 2) current CV, 3) teaching evaluations, and 4) names and contact information for three references.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.   

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Accounting Faculty group in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of accounting, with a preference for PhD candidates entering the academic job market for the first time. The appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate is expected to produce high-quality research in the area of accounting that results in publication in top journals in the field. A strong commitment to master’s and Ph.D. education is also expected.

Job Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field by July 1, 2018 or will be appointed as acting assistant professor for one year.

Application Procedure:
The application deadline is December 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed. Applicants should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11773. Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) graduate school transcripts, (4) job market paper, and (5) three letters of recommendation (applicants must provide information for three references who will be automatically contacted for letters of recommendation). We plan to interview at the 2017 Accounting PhD Rookie Recruiting and Research Camp in Miami.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.   

Full-time Lecturer in Business Communication (MBA Program)

Employment Category: Full-time, benefits eligible (non-tenure track)
Position start date: June 1, 2018 preferred
Closing Date: Applicant review will begin 30 days after posting, and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 31, 2018.

Lecturers in business communication at Rice Business instruct undergraduate, master’s level, and doctoral students on the theory and practice of strategic business communication. Topics taught include communication strategy and structure, oral presentations, business writing, interpersonal communication, conflict communication, crisis communication, intercultural communication, and other related topics.

The candidate hired will teach MBA students in the Professional Evening and Weekend programs. Candidates should apply only if they are able and willing to teach and advise regularly on evenings, weekends and occasional weekdays, in accordance with the Professional Program schedule. Due to this teaching schedule, the candidate hired will have some schedule flexibility during the traditional 8am- 5pm workday.

Lecturers in business communication must be able to prepare lesson plans; develop teaching materials; deliver effective lectures; conduct dynamic case and other classroom discussions; use innovative teaching techniques, including online and experiential techniques; provide timely and actionable student feedback; and serve the communication interests of a diverse student body. The communication faculty embraces the philosophy of continuous improvement. Faculty members are expected to update their materials and pedagogical techniques on a regular basis, constantly striving for excellence. Faculty members are also expected to integrate new online teaching tools.

All faculty members must participate in faculty meetings and some student admission and other Rice Business events.

Education Required:
Masters Degree (or higher) in Communication, English, Journalism, Business, Marketing/Public Relations, or another discipline/degree program in which communication is a primary academic focus.  Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Education Preferred:
Doctorate in one of the fields listed above.   

Experience Required:

  • At least five years of business experience where communication was a key component of the candidate‚Äôs job.
  • At least two years of experience teaching business communication or a communication-related topic at the undergraduate or graduate level, or in a corporate setting. Other Skills Required
  • Outstanding teaching skills and a commitment to teaching excellence, as evidenced by strong teaching or training assessments. ¬†
  • Organizational skills including attention to detail, time management, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Management skills with the ability to delegate and supervise.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, including superior presentation skills.
  • Mature, sound judgment with the ability to manage multiple priorities and last-minute changes.
  • Good working knowledge of personal computers and familiarity with online learning management systems.

Citizenship/Work Authorization:
All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring additional sponsorship.

Application:
Apply at https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12329