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Posting Number: req7247

Department: Finance

Location: Main Campus

Address: 1130 E Helen Street, P.O. Box 210108, Tucson, AZ 85721-0108 USA

Position Highlights

The Finance Department at the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, career-track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Finance position to begin August 2022. The department is seeking individuals who are able to work with diverse students and colleagues, and who have experience teaching upper division undergraduate or graduate finance courses at an AACSB-accredited university.

The faculty member will teach courses at graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. The faculty member will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

Finance is one of the most popular majors at the University of Arizona. In addition to a rigorous and integrated core curriculum taught by leading scholars, students in the finance major have the opportunity to engage in a number of additional opportunities, including the Financial Management Association (the UA chapter of the national organization), the investments club, and the Wall Street Scholars program. Moreover, finance students engage in a number of experiential learning activities-including managing a “real” million-dollar portfolio (FIN 423/523), the CFA Institutes’ Research Challenge and the Chicago Quantitative Alliance Competition.

The department offers the Finance Seminar Series that brings in leading finance scholars to present research and interact with faculty and graduate students. Our faculty regularly publish groundbreaking research in the most influential and respected finance journals.

The department offers an undergraduate degree in Finance (both online and face to face), a Master’s in Finance program, and teaches several required and elective courses in the Eller MBA program (full-time MBA, evening MBA, online MBA, and executive MBA), and a highly competitive PhD program.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Outstanding
UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of six finance courses per academic year with a typical workload distribution of 80% teaching and 20% service
  • Participate in service responsibilities at the department, college and/or university level
  • The successful candidate will mentor individual students and/or student teams and demonstrate the ability and commitment to work with diverse students and colleagues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications

Lecturer:

  • Master’s Degree in Finance or related field from an AACSB accredited institution by the start date
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching, evidenced by evaluations and/or teaching awards

Senior Lecturer:

  • Master’s Degree in Finance or related field from an AACSB accredited institution by the start date
  • Six or more years of university teaching experience in Finance or related field
  • Experience in curriculum development

Preferred Qualifications

– Experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives

  • Experience teaching large enrollment lecture courses successfully
  • Experience developing and delivering online classes

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Career-Track (CT)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40.00

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes – Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Aniela Goodness, Business Manager

[email protected]

(520) 621-4862

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Apply online

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

All qualified candidates are required to submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Additionally, candidates are required to submit in the first Additional Document slot a statement of teaching philosophy and in the second Additional Document slot please submit the contact information of three references in pdf format.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona’s mission.