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POSITION An instructional academic staff position in Finance is available in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in all areas of finance who is committed to teaching excellence. This appointment carries an initial one-year appointment and is expected to continue beginning with the 2023/2024 academic year, beginning August 21, 2023.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master in Finance, MBA, or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution and significant finance relevant working experience are required. Desired area of specialty is in general finance (with interests in principle of finance, wealth management, and investments). Professional certification, evidence of teaching experiences, ability to bring diverse perspectives, and relevant work experience are all considered assets. Applicants should demonstrate capacity for high quality teaching (as evidenced by teaching evaluations if available). Applicants must be able to legally work in the U.S. as of the first day of the contract.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful university teaching, as well as demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness are all considered an asset.
DUTIES: We are looking for an individual who has a desire to teach in a growing finance program. The successful applicant will be working in our finance program and teaching courses such as principles of finance, along with additional finance areas of interest such as advanced wealth management, corporate finance, and other finance related courses.
Applicants will be expected to teach courses as assigned in the Department of Accounting and Finance, participate in professional development, interact with students and be involved with student organizations, provide academic advising to students as assigned, engage in service to the university and community, and participate in department, college, and university committee work. Teaching responsibilities may involve classroom, online, and/or hybrid delivery in both the undergraduate and at the MBA level.
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Accounting and Finance is a vibrant and cohesive group pf teachers and scholars, dedicated to excellence in teaching and remaining current in their fields through scholarly activity. The department offers comprehensive undergraduate majors in both accounting and finance. The present faculty consists of 12 tenure track/tenured faculty and 6 full time academic instructors serving about 400 accounting majors/minors and 600 finance majors/minors. The Department also provides instruction for the MBA and entrepreneurship programs of the College. The department is housed in UW-Eau Claire’s AACSB accredited College of Business.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
How to apply
Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/job-postings . You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Accounting and Finance: Lecturer in Finance position (Job ID # 19148) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Teaching evaluations if available
- Names and contact information for three references.
Please direct requests for additional information to: [email protected]
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 1, 2023. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).