of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Consumer Science

Position Description for a Faculty Member in Consumer Finance

Position Level: Assistant or
Associate Professor

Salary Range:   Commensurate with qualifications
for 9 month position

Desired Degrees:        Ph.D.
in Family Economics or Business with a specialization in Consumer
Finance.  Certified Financial Planner credential desirable
but not required.

Principal Duties:
undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of consumer
finance, retirement and estate planning, insurance planning,
household investment theory, and the economics of household
resource allocation.  Advise and direct graduate and
undergraduate students.  Seek external funding for
conducting and publishing scholarly research in finance and
family economics.  Responsibility for ongoing oversight for
the Consumer Finance programs accreditation with Certified
Financial Planner Board of standards.  Commitment to
outreach as well as service on departmental, school, and
university levels.

Beginning Date: August 1999

Deadline for applications:      March
3, 1999

Submit Applications:    Send Letter of
Interest, Three Letters of
and Transcript to:

       Professor Karen Holden
       Department of Consumer
       1300 Linden Drive
       University of
       Madison, WI 53706

For more information about

The department:

Unless confidentiality is
requested in writing, information regarding applicants and
nominees must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be
guaranteed confidentiality

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged
to apply.