Lecturer, Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Finance at the University of Central Florida seeks to fill a lecturer position. The successful candidate is expected to teach in the Department’s Finance courses and in the new Master of Science in FinTech program. It is the first program of its kind developed in partnership and offered by the College of Business Administration and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The program combines finance and computer science courses to prepare graduates to succeed in the emerging Financial Technology industry. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position to start on August 8, 2023 (fall 2023 semester).

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D.in Computer Science, MIS, Finance, or a related field from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
There is a preference for candidates with an established record of graduate teaching experience in FinTech related courses such as Blockchains and Smart Distributed Contracts, Full Stack Development, and Artificial Intelligence.

An established record of research and peer-reviewed publications will be a plus.

Additional Application Materials Required
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website:


Please upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, names and contact information of three references, supporting documentation of teaching competence and evidence of on-going research

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed. The position will remain open until filled.

Please contact Drs.Qinghai Wang (Qinghai.Wang@ucf.edu) and Christo Pirinsky (cpirinsky@ucf.edu) if you have questions regarding this search.

Application Procedure

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs.

About the Organization

Unleash Your Potential With Us
As a next-generation public research institution, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you become an integral part of our mission to become a university for the future. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck.

Are Benefits Important to You?
Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

• Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an
Employee Assistance Program.
• Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays.
• Retirement savings options.
• Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
• Education assistance.
• Flexible work environment.

And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/)

Who Are We?
Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

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Job ID

ID: J12014