Assistant Professor, Financial Economics



Wingate University Open Position Description

Assistant Professor, Financial Economics

Wingate is one of the fastest-growing independent universities in the state, serving more than 3,400

students on three campuses. We emphasize faith, knowledge, and a spirit of service in all our

programs regardless of the field of study. At Wingate, we are committed to an inclusive and welcoming

environment for working, learning, and living. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we

respect each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within

our workforce. Wingate’s main campus is located on 540 acres of beautiful landscape and is only 25

minutes from the Charlotte metropolitan area. Learn more at www.wingate.edu.

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Financial Economics

Position Location: Wingate Main Campus

The Porter B. Byrum School of Business invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track

Assistant Professor of Financial Economics position at Wingate University. This opening is a full-

time, 9-month faculty position reporting directly to the Dean of the Porter B. Byrum School of

Business. The timeline to begin is August 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the duties listed below, faculty members must adhere to the general faculty guidelines

as specified by Wingate University and perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Porter

B. Byrum School of Business and the Provost.

∙ Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in finance and economics

(undergraduate finance, undergraduate microeconomics and MBA managerial

economics) and related courses face-to-face and hybrid.

∙ Conducting research leading to scholarly publication and engaging in service to the School of

Business, University, profession and the community.

∙ Additional responsibilities as assigned by administrative personnel (Dean, Provost).

Qualifications and Experience:

∙ Applicants must have a Ph.D. or DBA in finance with 18 graduate credit of hours of economics

or a Ph.D. in economics with 18 graduate credit of hours of finance from an accredited

university, preferably AACSB accredited. Professional finance experience is desirable.

∙ Candidates must have the ability to effectively teach courses in undergraduate finance,

undergraduate microeconomics and MBA managerial economics.

∙ Candidates should demonstrate excellent teaching, strong communication skills, and provide

evidence of being a subject matter expert through publishing scholarly work in peer-

reviewed journals. Relevant experience in business and/or consulting--with a commitment to

collaborative endeavors—is preferred.

∙ ABD candidates will be considered provided there is evidence that the doctorate degree will be

completed within three years of appointment.

∙ Applicants with ABD status will be considered for the rank of Instructor until degree is

completed.

To apply, submit the following to Human Resources at careers@wingate.edu. (1) a letter of application with documented professional experience and reasons for interest in the position;

(2) current curriculum vitae; (3) names and full contact information including e-mail addresses

for three professional references; (4) unofficial transcripts; and (5) a brief statement of teaching

philosophy and principles and vision regarding matters of campus inclusion and equity.

Official review of candidates will begin February 24th, 2023 and continue until the position

is filled.



Wingate University abides by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a

person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where

a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the provisions of the

Americans with Disabilities Act and its amendments. Wingate University expressly prohibits any form of workplace

harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,

genetic information, disability or veteran status. At this time, we are currently seeking candidates with legal

authorization to work in the U.S.



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