Auburn University, Auburn, AL: The Department of Finance invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position, contingent upon budget, as a Visiting Assistant Professor in finance starting Fall Semester, 2012.
Visiting Assistant Professor
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Auburn University is one of the nation's premier land-grant institutions. In the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 38th among public universities. Auburn is a high research activity institution, offering Bachelor's, First Professional, Master's, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Auburn University has 1,196 full-time faculty, 161 part-time faculty, and enrolls 25,087 students from all fifty states and nearly one hundred countries, including 20,221 undergraduates, 3,874 graduate students, and 983 first professional students Fall 2010.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants must possess by the appointment date a Ph.D./D.B.A. in finance or business with a major in finance. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The successful candidate will possess in addition to the required terminal degree, evidence of research productivity and intellectual contributions to the field of finance commensurate with experience. Additionally, candidates must be AACSB academically qualified (AQ) (i.e., terminally degreed and have published at minimum, 2 peer reviewed articles in the past 5 years or have received the terminal degree within the 5 years prior to appointment). Excellent communication skills are required.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department seeks candidates with an instructional emphasis in the core areas of finance to include corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions. The successful candidate should be willing to teach 2 to 4 courses per semester. Candidates with a proven record of teaching effectiveness are preferred. The chosen faculty member is expected to contribute primarily in instruction with some service and research.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin March 1, 2012 and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. Interested persons should forward a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of recent articles and/or working papers, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Electronic submission of applications is preferred and should be forwarded to the email address listed below.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Contact:
Dr. Harris Hollans, Chair
Department of Finance - 303 Lowder Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849
Auburn University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.