Professor of Instruction/Lecturer of Finance

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Finance Department within the Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, renewable instructional position at the rank of Professor of Instruction or Lecturer, depending upon qualifications, starting January 2021. The successful candidate will teach primarily corporate finance at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Specifically, a successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Financial Management (FIN 310), Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (FIN 470), and/or Foundation of Finance (FIN 500).

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.


  1. Teach three (3) courses (12 credit hours) per semester.
  2. Create a syllabus for students each semester to include specific class requirements and learning objectives consistent with the University and Sykes College of Business mission statement.
  3. Use online course management system to communicate course information and grades to students (, including attending one (1) training session prior to first semester of teaching.
  4. Demonstrate the use of Microsoft Excel in all classes and require students to complete at least one project using Excel.
  5. Compute and submit final grades in accordance with syllabus.
  6. Advise undergraduate students concerning their academic and professional endeavors.
  7. Engage in professional development activities.
  8. Provide service to the Finance Department, Sykes College of Business and The University of Tampa.

The successful candidate will have:

MS in Finance or MBA with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Finance.  Candidates with Ph.D. degree or close to Ph.D. status will be given preference.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website at
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, name/contact information for three references, statement of research interest, and copy of graduate transcripts.

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning.  The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.

The Sykes College of Business is AACSB accredited, employs over 90 full-time faculty members, and includes three centers and one institute: Center for Ethics, TECO Energy Center for Leadership, John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center and the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy. The College occupies the state of the art Sykes College of Business building, housing the College's undergraduate and graduate students.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.