Lubar Faculty and Staff
UWM is an AA/EO employer and educator strongly committed to maintaining a climate supporting equality of opportunity and respect for difference based on gender, culture, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, and lawful activities. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who would enhance and diversify our workforce.

Sheldon B. Lubar Chair in Accounting or Finance

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications from outstanding scholars for the endowed chair position in Accounting or Finance. The qualified candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics. This candidate will possess an outstanding research record in accounting and/or finance and will further show evidence of teaching excellence. Preference will be given to candidates who are nationally and internationally recognized for leadership in U.S. and global capital markets research and who are experienced in building relationships with the business community. The Chaired professor's primary responsibility will be to provide outstanding research and teaching leadership in the School as well as to cultivate and maintain effective linkages to the business community. Additional duties include guiding doctoral students and affording advice for the forthcoming PhD program in Accounting. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a major urban university, committed to academic excellence, located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin. The campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood on Milwaukee’s northeast side, only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System, with a student enrollment of approximately 30,000. The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business is accredited by the AACSB at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and Ph.D. degree programs. The state-of-the-art David O. Nicholas Investment Lab is a centerpiece of the School’s graduate certificate in investment management. A total of 74 full-time faculty members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with doctorates and advanced training from some of the country’s leading universities. Additional information is available at our Web site:

All applicants wishing consideration MUST apply online at Applicants should include in their online application: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample papers, and three letters of reference. As part of a commitment to increasing the diversity of its faculty, the Lubar School of Business is particularly interested in receiving applications from underrepresented groups. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer. For the UWM Campus Security Report see All finalists for this position must undergo a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.

Chair of the Search & Screen Committee is Professor Margaret Shaffer. For additional information, please contact Professor Shaffer at or (414)229-4544.