Willamette University, Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Finance

Are you an exceptional teacher? Do your academic interests span the bounds of traditional academic departments? Would you enjoy the freedom to design your own courses and pursue collaborative research that cuts across disciplines and sectors?

With the continuing success and growth in its MBA programs, Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Finance with appointment to begin August, 2016. Position rank is open. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, teaching and research record.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Atkinson School http://www.willamette.edu/mba offers the MBA for Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Management, one of only two MBA degrees in the world accredited by both the AACSB and NASPAA, the respective accrediting bodies for graduate management programs in business and public service. The school is committed to helping students achieve their intellectual and professional goals through experiential learning in an environment that is highly collegial and collaborative. The faculty is not departmentalized and values high-quality teaching and scholarship that cross traditional sector and functional boundaries. A flexible four-course annual teaching load is conducive to high levels of faculty achievement, both in scholarship and in the classroom. Strong faculty governance ensures faculty voice and ownership in determining the quality and direction of the school and its programs.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Willamette University http://www.willamette.edu comprises a top-ranked College of Liberal Arts and affiliated graduate professional schools. The Atkinson Graduate School of Management, fast advancing both in size and reputation, is ranked as one of the top 10 programs in the U.S. for entrepreneurship by Inc. magazine; the only ranked program in Oregon on Businessweek and Forbes magazine's top 75 "Best Business Schools List" for return on investment; and ranked 28th for the specialty of "Public Affairs, Public Finance and Budgeting" by U.S. News & World Reports.

ABOUT THE MBA PROGRAM: The Willamette MBA is offered in several full-time formats on the Willamette University main campus in Salem, Oregon and in an evening format, both in Salem and from our new Portland Center in the downtown Pearl District. Situated in the heart of the Willamette Valley and Oregon Wine Country, Salem is Oregon's capital city, boasting mild climate and high quality of life. Our prime location affords us ready access to the Oregon Coast, the Cascade Mountains and unlimited recreational opportunities. Salem's local attractions are complemented by those of nearby urban, cultural and academic centers in Portland, Corvallis and Eugene - all within an hour's drive of the Willamette University's Salem campus.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in finance and qualifications to teach at an accredited MBA program are required. We are looking for candidates who define their teaching interests broadly and have current primary teaching interests in corporate finance, financial institutions, and economics. Applicants must show commitment to continued teaching excellence and quality research. For appointments at the level of associate or full professor, applicants must have a record of publications in refereed finance journals. Responsibilities include teaching finance and/or economics in the MBA core and elective semester courses. Our main elective teaching needs are in corporate finance and financial institutions. In addition to teaching one or more standard courses in those areas we expect the successful candidate to develop related elective courses such as Mergers and Alliances or Venture Capital, that are consistent with the candidate's research and consulting interests and the teaching needs of the School. ABDs will be considered provided Ph.D. is completed by the time position starts in August 2016.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To review complete job announcements and online application requirements, please visit http://apptrkr.com/707818

Application Deadline: Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled.

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Posted 11/23/15