Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Department of Finance

The Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) and the Department of Finance invites applications for one or more non-tenure track faculty appointments to be effective Fall Semester 2024. The appointment will be at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, however seasoned candidates with records of excellent classroom instruction and established research programs will be considered for the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. An appointment is renewable annually, but is not limited in duration. An earned doctorate in finance or a related discipline is required from an AACSB-accredited institution (or similarly accredited international university). In addition to classroom instruction, appointees will be expected to engage in the practicum of finance including the supervision of field study courses and corporate sprints, and to conduct research that includes a component pertaining to finance practice, pedagogy or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL). Normal faculty service assignments are expected.

Direct responsibilities entailed in the position include:

• Teaching
The successful candidate will (a) demonstrate the ability to engage in high-level classroom instruction including instilling in students an understanding of the underpinnings of finance and their successful application to effective business decision-making, (b) be adept at instructing a broad spectrum of students including those at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (c) be effective in multiple instructional modalities.

• Service
The successful candidate will be expected to assume normal faculty service assignments at the unit and college level, as well as engage in activities that promote student success such as advising student case and portfolio management teams and overseeing student organizations.

• Research
The successful candidate will maintain an active research program that includes a component in the areas of finance pedagogy or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL).

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and contact information for three professional references. In addition, in two pages or less, please outline how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia State’s mission and core values, which are described in our strategic plan (

Please submit all applications online (preferably in pdf format) at Questions about the position should be directed to Professors Milind Shrikhande and Jonathan Godbey, Co-Chairs of the Recruiting Committee, at Preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2023, but the positions will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The position is contingent on University budget approval.

About the Organization

Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta, the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast. Georgia State is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world‐class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.

In the past decade, Georgia State has increased its graduation rate by more than 20 percent, and it is the only major research university (R‐1) to eliminate achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, and income. Georgia State is the only university in the country designated as a Predominantly Black Institution and a Very High Research Activity Institution with an open-access mission through Perimeter College. In addition, the university holds the designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander‐Serving Institution (AANAPISI), which is further evidence of our diverse student population.

In its 2022‐2023 “Best Colleges” edition (released Sept. 12, 2022) U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university.

With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world‐class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing and hundreds of student clubs and organizations. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Comprising 12 colleges and schools, Georgia State has more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the Atlanta Campus — the widest variety in the state. It has 30+ associate degree pathways at five campuses and through the largest online program in the state. The university generates a $2.8 billion annual economic impact on metro Atlanta.

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Job ID

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