Assistant Professor, Finance (Worldwide Campus)

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Business Administration in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide (ERAU-W) welcomes applications for a senior 10-month Tenure Track position in finance if possessing a terminal degree or a senior level faculty of the practice with a master’s degree and experience as described below.

ERAU’s Worldwide campus has an enrollment of over 23,000 students, delivering courses globally online, synchronously to both homes and classrooms, and face-to-face at over 130 locations. Embry-Riddle Worldwide earned the #1 ranking in 2019 for Best Online Bachelor’s programs from U.S. News & World Report . ERAU’s Worldwide campus is aligned with three Colleges: College of Business, College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Aeronautics. The College of Business has approximately 55 full-time faculty, 480 adjunct faculty and 8,000 students with sixteen academic programs.

The Department of Business Administration (DBA) is the home of the Masters in Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA), the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration (BSABA) and the Associates of Science in Aviation Business Administration (ASABA). There are approximately 1500 students pursuing degrees in the DBA. The department currently has 11 full-time faculty. Disciplines housed in the DBA include accounting, economics/finance, international business and marketing.

Job Duties: Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in risk management. Areas of interest include enterprise risk management, financial risk management, asset pricing (including derivatives) and hedging. The selected candidate will also be expected to lead industry partnerships, build programs in risk management and financial engineering. The ability to teach introductory corporate finance will be beneficial. Courses are delivered via traditional classroom delivery, hybrid, online, and/or interactive teleconferenced learning technologies. The selected candidate will also be expected to lead industry partnerships, build programs in risk management and financial engineering. Other areas of responsibility include active publication in peer reviewed journals ranked Q2 or higher and mentoring junior faculty within the department as well as across the college in related disciplines. Must be willing to travel to different ERAU Worldwide campuses to teach (which is quite rare) and to attend meetings and conferences. The position does not require relocation. Successful candidates will work remotely from their home.

Qualifications :

Minimum requirements: A master’s degree with at least 10 years of relevant experience in risk management. The preferred primary area of expertise is in risk management/financial engineering and enterprise risk management. Ability to also teach corporate finance would be a plus.

Preferred requirements: Terminal degree from and AACSB accredited institution. Demonstrated strong research record/potential through publications and/or pipeline that would include working papers or papers under review. Strong candidates will have accepted/published research in reputable academic journals and excellent teaching evaluations. Experience teaching web-based courses, participation in university committees or related community organizations. Experience in the aviation or aerospace industry is beneficial but not required.

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