Assistant Instructional Professor/Professor of Practice of Financial Planning

Laramie, Wyoming
Commensurate with experience
Nov 07, 2023
Jan 06, 2024
Job Role
Employment Type
Full Time
Entry Level
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification


The Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an Assistant Instructional Professor/Professor of Practice of Financial Planning beginning Fall 2024. We invite applicants with qualifications to teach and conduct research in the financial planning area.  

Successful candidates will be expected to be actively involved in our CFP Board-registered certificate/MS Finance program and publish peer-reviewed research in financial planning and closely related fields.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application, including the required materials listed below. Once submitted, please have three letters of recommendation emailed to the Department at Please include the position name in your subject line. 

Review of application materials will begin on November 24. However, the position will remain open until filled. Only completed applications will be considered. Interested candidates may email the search committee chair, Dr. Nicole Choi ( for more information.

The College of Business 

The University of Wyoming College of Business ( is AACSB accredited and is located in a state-of-the-art, Leeds-certified building. The College currently offers undergraduate degrees in management, marketing, professional sales, accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, and finance. The College offers a Master of Business Administration degree, Masters degrees in accounting, economics, and finance, and Ph.D. degrees in marketing and economics. It is one of 11 member schools of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative College Program. 


  • Ph.D. in Financial Planning in hand by start date of employment
  • Demonstrated potential for research publication to maintain a Scholarly Active (SA) status (average three peer-reviewed journal articles per five-year rolling period) for AACSB accreditation
  • Three or more years of university teaching experience or having completed a Ph.D. within the last three years


  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • CFP certification or being on the track of earning one
  • Commitment to departmental, college, university, and professional service


  • Completed online application including the following: 
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Recent scholarly publications or working papers
  • Contact information for three references


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming, a land grant institution with a student population of 11,000, is located in Laramie, a town of 31,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. UW stands as the state’s flagship institution of higher education, enjoying robust support from the state government. As the sole four-year degree-granting institution in the state, it occupies a unique and central role in the region’s educational landscape. With the state’s backing, the university thrives as a beacon of academic excellence, research, and innovation, playing an instrumental role in driving the state’s socio-economic progress and serving as the primary hub for aspiring students in the region. 

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit