Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232890-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: WSB/FINANCE
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Instructional

Position Summary:

We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to offer effective instruction in Finance. The instructor chosen for this position will join the Department of Finance, Investment and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB). Lecturers will teach up to six sections of fall and/or spring session undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Finance and Investment Banking.

We are looking for a commitment to collaboration, student-centered learning, inclusion and research-based/applied curriculum design and development. Well-qualified candidates will have experience in course or training development, inclusive design, and/or developing assignments and activities that help all students meet stated learning outcomes. Expertise in Finance through research or industry experience would be an advantage. Experience working with and serving a diverse group of learners or constituents is also preferred.

The mission of our Finance undergraduate program is to prepare students to understand and apply Finance skills effectively in the contemporary workplace. Lecturers strive to help students achieve stated learning outcomes through both independent content creation and collaboration where appropriate. The Finance curriculum is intentionally sequenced to help students build upon skills year-over-year.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required, Ph.D. preferred, in Finance or in a related discipline.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum 1 year teaching experience or 1 year experience in Finance or a related field. The ideal candidate will have the credentials or expertise to instruct courses in corporate finance, investment banking, investment management or research, wealth management or special topics in Finance.

Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. The FTE for this position has the potential to fluctuate depending on the number of classes taught. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 33% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 9 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online application, attach a comprehensive resume, and write a cover letter that addresses your qualifications for this position. Your cover letter should demonstrate your written communication skills and highlight the following areas:

- Experience collaborating with colleagues in course development or other learning settings
- Experience designing or facilitating student-centered learning activities (e.g., innovative or experimental activities or programming, teaching in non-traditional classrooms, working in other learning contexts, etc.)
- Experience with and approach to diversity and inclusion, and strategies for classroom inclusion and equality

Our search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. We will notify all applicants once the search is completed and we have selected a top candidate.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Mar 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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