Department of Accounting and Finance
University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Department of Accounting and Finance (ACFN) in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks applicants for one full-time, nine-month finance instructor position beginning August 15, 2021.
Finance position – instructor: Candidates must have earned a Master’s Degree in Finance or MBA from an AACSB-accredited school, hold active professional certification (e.g., CFA, CFP), and have related experience. Evidence of prior excellence in teaching in higher education is required. Primary teaching assignments include Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Investments and/or Real Estate, and include management and delivery of both traditional classroom courses (day and evening) and online courses. Candidates should have a desire to work closely with students in various roles including as a faculty advisor of one of our thriving student organizations.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has - for more than four decades - produced continual breakthroughs in education, healthcare, research and service. With more than 20,000 students, UAB provides a student-centered, collaborative learning experience to prepare diverse students for rewarding careers and lives that benefit society and our regional and global economy. In addition, UAB offers exceptional graduate and professional programs that prepare diverse students to lead, teach, conduct research, provide professional services, become the prominent scholars and societal leaders of the future, and contribute to our region's and our nation’s prosperity. UAB is home to schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Public Health, Health Professions, Engineering, Business, Education and the College of Arts & Sciences. UAB was recently ranked first on America’s Best Large Employers 2021 List by Forbes.
The faculty and students of The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have generated unique ideas and groundbreaking solutions to address the issues and challenges of a changing society. UAB’s innovations impact business, education, engineering, healthcare, the arts and sciences, and many other aspects of life worldwide. In the four decades since its inception, this young, dynamic university has thrived with boldness and innovation that have pushed the frontiers in science, medicine, business, education, the arts and the humanities – and has garnered national and international respect.
COLLAT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
UAB’s Collat School of Business is accredited at the highest levels, including Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and AACSB for all business programs as well as a supplemental accreditation for accounting. As one of the leading business schools in the Southeast, the mission of the Collat School of Business is to create and disseminate business knowledge that transforms the lives of students and stakeholders. This is accomplished by leveraging the location advantages for the benefit of the local community, state, and global constituents; and, the business school is well known for its focus on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. As a result, the business school is well-positioned to grow and to contribute to the university’s strategic vision.
Located in the heart of Alabama's business center, UAB’s Collat School of Business offers a learning environment with classrooms extending well beyond the walls of the UAB campus. The unique location allows faculty to integrate the practical experiences of the State's leading companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial startups - into every program offered. Students gain valuable, real-world experience through a wide variety of internships and other opportunities in the business community.
The UAB Collat School of Business draws students globally from a variety of educational backgrounds with diverse life experiences who all understand the practical application of education to their careers. The programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever changing needs of the market. Students and faculty each bring a unique cultural, educational, and professional background to the classroom, enriching the experience for everyone.
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE (ACFN)
The Accounting and Finance Department includes 17 faculty members and 7 full-time instructors, covering two majors and supporting both the MBA program and the business core. The finance program offers an undergraduate degree. Graduate-level finance courses are also taught in the MBA program. All degree programs are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Degree programs are offered on campus (day and evening classes) and online.
The expected starting date of the appointment is August 15, 2021. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. The Search Committee invites applications (a letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation from three references) to be submitted electronically at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/6240. The general application deadline is May 1, 2021. Contact Dr. Ryan Davis, Search Committee Chair, with any questions regarding the position (email firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.