Instructor of Finance
Instructor of Finance
Department: Lundquist College of Business,
Department of Finance
Annual Basis: 9 Month
Review of Applications Begins
April 5, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, including names and contact information for at least three professional references, please upload
- A letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching interests
- Evidence of teaching performance
The final candidate must successfully complete a criminal background check.
The Lundquist College of Business is one of seven schools housing academic programs on the University of Oregon campus. The College works cooperatively with other UO Colleges and Schools to prepare students for a broad range of career paths. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty members, 48 instructors and pro tem instructors, 40 administrative positions, 30 staff members, 1,200 undergraduate majors, 2,250 pre-business majors, 1,200 undergraduate minors, 170 master's students and 30 doctoral students.
The Department of Finance offers courses in finance and business economics. The undergraduate program offers a concentration in finance. The Oregon MBA program offers a specialization in finance and securities analysis, which is supported by the Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis. The curriculum focuses on imparting an understanding of the principles that guide financial management, asset management, and general business management.
The department also oversees the Master of Science in Finance program as well as the PhD program in finance, which focuses on training students to conduct scholarly research and to teach at the college level.
The Department of Finance in the Lundquist College of Business is seeking to fill one faculty position at the Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Instructor or Senior Lecturer level. Employment begins September 16, 2021. The appointment is continuous, based on performance and budget, and the position does have potential for summer appointments.
Responsibilities for this position could include a teaching load of eight courses (80%) at the graduate or undergraduate level in or related to the finance curriculum, and service expectations (20%) including activities such as departmental, college, or university committees; responsibilities in recognized professional organizations; service as a club adviser; program development and innovation, including the creation of new programs or enhancements of existing programs for students or prospective students.
Based on qualifications and experience, the combination of teaching and service workload may be adjusted, as appropriate and as approved by the department head and Senior Associate Dean. Some examples of the manner in which the successful candidate might contribute are: research, scholarship and creative activity that bring national attention to the Lundquist College of Business; advising students on non-class-specific activities, e.g. case competitions; and/or networking with the business community to develop opportunities for student internships and positions.
The University of Oregon and the Lundquist College of Business are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community. The ideal candidate will offer skills and experience that contribute to the Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis, the Finance Department, and the Lundquist College of Business in ways that improve our students' experiences, our research, and our outreach.
Instructor - Master's degree in Finance or directly related field
Senior Instructor I - Master's degree and 6 years of teaching courses related to finance post receipt of Master's degree
Lecturer - PhD in Finance or directly related field
Senior Lecturer I - PhD and 6 years of teaching courses related to finance post receipt of PhD
- Strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills are
- Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff
from diverse backgrounds
- Demonstrated interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity
- PhD in Finance or directly related field
- Experience teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate
- Experience teaching in large lecture settings
- Experience developing bridges to professional certification programs in finance, for example CFA and CFP collaboration
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527225/instructor-of-finance