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Fernando Zapatero is Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Finance. When the Midwest Finance Association invited this "boring academic" to take on the role of editor of a new journal, Fernando quickly recognized two opportunities. First, as innovative research in finance becomes more prevalent, the market for peer-reviewed finance journals—as a venue for publication—continues to grow. But perhaps more enticing is the promise that this new venue could add an innovative voice to the conversation—"pushing into new directions and topics."

Marshall Insights

1/17/14
"Buying” or purchasing innovation through acquisition was the most prevalent strategy used by companies.
11/1/13
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to be Offended by Smartphone Use
6/14/13
Recent Study by USC Marshall Professor Uncovers Important Strategy for Increasing Performance
4/26/13
USC Marshall study uncovers the key to brand affinity and brand aversion for brands like Apple and Manchester United
2/15/13
Female authors have taken male pen names to attract a larger audience

Recent Research

Women Doing Leadership: The Double Bind and Leadership Styles 2015
The Hype and Reality of Social Media Use for Work Collaboration and Team Communication 2014
Multiple Reference Points in Sequential Hedonic Evaluation: An Empirical Analysis 2014
Models of Editing and Editorial Boards 2014

Marshall in the Media

9/25/14 The Toronto Star
The Toronto Star quoted David Carter about the qualities needed in the new president and CEO of MLSE.
9/21/14 Financial Times

Financial Times featured USC Marshall School alumnus Jim Calhoun, CEO of Converse, the company known for its Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers. Calhoun spoke about going to USC for his Executive MBA, knowing the power of the Trojan network is "unbeatable": "We all have a great school spirit." He said the program taught him critical time-management and finance skills.

9/15/14 Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal quoted John Matsusaka about statewide ballot measures boosting voter turnout, but not necessarily driving voters to one party or the other.
9/14/14 Business Insider

Business Insider ran a column by Ira Kalb about why Steve Jobs would not be happy with some of Apple's new brand names. Business Insider also ran a column by Ira Kalb about how Apple stores used lines overflowing out of the store as a marketing tool. Business Insider also ran a column by Ira Kalb about how a company can ensure that it's chasing the right market.

Positions

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

The USC Marshall School of Business is accepting applications for full-time and part-time, tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions. The hiring process is expected to continue throughout the academic year.

Positions may be available in the following departments and centers:

  • Leventhal School of Accounting
  • Center for Management Communication
  • Center for Effective Organizations
  • Institute for Communication Technology Management
  • Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Department of Finance and Business Economics
  • Department of Data Sciences and Operations
  • Department of Management and Organization
  • Department of Marketing

Requirements for tenure-track positions include a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in an area of study appropriate to the hiring department or center. No experience is specifically required although consideration may be given to candidates with experience teaching at the college/university level and/or who can demonstrate evidence of research competence. Salary is dependent on qualifications, and employee benefits for full-time faculty are excellent.

Preferred qualifications for non-tenure track positions include an advanced degree (masters, Ph.D., J.D., etc.), relevant experience in teaching at the college/university level, and superior communication skills.

Qualified candidates should apply on-line at https://facultypositions.usc.edu/bonita/console/frsSubmission.jsp?postingId=021900

Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, teaching statement, research paper or publication and contact information for three letters of reference writers.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 31,000 students and 4,300 faculty. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 200 full-time faculty ranks among the top 15 business schools in the world.