University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Finance
The Finance Department in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position starting Fall 2012.
Assistant Professor of Practice in Finance
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have either 1) a doctorate in finance or have completed all of the requirements for the Ph.D. at the time of appointment, or 2) significant corporate and/or professional experience along with an undergraduate or graduate business degree and an appropriate professional certification (e.g. CFA, FSA, FCAS).
JOB DESCRIPTION: Professors of Practice are hired on multi-year contracts, renewable subject to performance. Teaching responsibilities typically will be 12 hours per semester. A successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to teach college level courses, including large lecture sections of undergraduate courses. The faculty member will be an integral part of the Department's and College's long-term commitment to teaching excellence, and will be expected to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level in corporate finance, investments and risk management. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching. This will be an academic year (nine month) appointment and the salary is competitive.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining teaching philosophy and interests, and a detailed curriculum vita or resume that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and, if applicable, publications and teaching experience (including title and levels of courses taught, and summary of teaching evaluations). Names and contact information for three references should also be included. To be considered for this position, applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #120113, and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. All application materials should be submitted to:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Finance Department, 210 CBA
1240 R St.
PO Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490
or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
For most favorable consideration, applications should be received by March 15, 2012, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. For specific questions about the application process, please call 402-472-2330 or email email@example.com
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: With the entrance into the Big Ten, the College and Department are experiencing significant growth, and increased resources are allowing for a substantial number of new hires across the College. There are currently over 500 undergraduate students majoring or double-majoring in Finance, and approximately 230 undergraduate students majoring in Actuarial Science. The Actuarial Science Program in the Finance department was in the first group of academic actuarial science programs designated as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. The College of Business Administration is one of 36 CFA Institute program partner schools in the United States.
The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.