Instructor of Finance

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructor of Finance

Job no: 527225
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Instruction

Department: Lundquist College of Business, Department of Finance
Rank: Instructor
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.

    Department Summary
    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.

    Position Summary
    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.

    Minimum Requirements
    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

    Professional Competencies
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills are required
  • 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

    Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Finance or directly related field
  • Experience teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Experience teaching in large lecture settings
  • Experience developing bridges to professional certification programs in finance, for example CFA and CFP collaboration

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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