A successful candidate will play an active role in FMU's existing academic success. The Assistant Professor of Finance is a full-time non-tenured faculty position requiring a strong academic background specifically in more than one area of Finance. The Assistant Professor of Finance shall have the primary responsibility for supporting the School of Business in maximizing the University's operating performance while achieving institutional goals and objectives, requiring a strong academic background. The Assistant Professor of Finance position requires experience in the field with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses both face-to-face and online.

Essential Functions
  • Maintain and oversee a full-time teaching schedule.
  • Participate in scholarly activities and academic services beyond the regular teaching assignment including advising.
  • Participate in the ongoing affairs of the University through self-initiated projects and service on ad hoc committees.
  • Remain current in the discipline and instruct assigned courses in a manner consistent with the scheduled time, course content, and course credit approved by the faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees.
  • Offer both introductory and advanced courses directly related to scheduled instruction, including: lecture, laboratory, clinical, performance and coaching assignments; preparation for instruction; and student assessment activities.
  • Develop and utilize a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  • Be accountable for collaborative and applied research in various disciplines, including assistance with grant applications and data analysis on funded grants.
  • Perform teaching, scholarship, service, professional development, and program assessment for accreditation.
  • Advise students for both academic and career fields.
  • A thorough understanding of technology, learning management systems, and computer applications is essential (i.e. Blackboard, Canvas, Powercampus, Jenzabar, LinkedIn Learning).
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishments of the responsibilities and functions of the School of Business.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the department head from assigning tasks that logically relate to the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Manage, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks/projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Proficient in using data in assessment and decision making.
  • Ability to foster a collaborative academic environment and cross-disciplinary initiative.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, scholarship, service, and professional development.
  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
Minimum Requirements
  • An earned doctoral/terminal degree in the assigned academic (teaching) area and 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching area.
  • The ability to provide quality instruction in the academic discipline.
  • The potential for peer reviewed research, scholarly and/or creative accomplishment by representing the University in the academic discipline.
  • The potential to have a positive impact through service that represents the University on campus and within the greater community.
  • Experience teaching in higher education.
  • Familiarity with the Jenzabar technology suite for higher education.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule that may include working nights and weekends. (if applicable).
Pre-Employment Requirements
  • Criminal background check.
  • Drug testing.


Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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