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Professor, Assistant Teaching

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 28, 2024

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Job Description

The Department of Finance in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri invites applicants to apply for a non-tenure-track position starting August 19, 2024 or other mutually agreeable date at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor.


Minimum qualifications:
  • PhD in Finance by time of appointment
  • Prior teaching experience
  • A track record of excellence in teaching
Candidates will be evaluated on:
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Ability and willingness to teach an array of courses in Finance.
  • Ability and willingness to teach online.
  • Prior online teaching experience.
Application Materials

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to MU Human Resources: (573) 882-7976 or .

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

Other Information

The Department: The Department of Finance has a current enrollment of about 500 junior and senior finance majors for the BS in Business Administration degree. The department participates in the MBA program, has an active PhD program, and an online M.S.–Finance Program.

The College: The Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business enrolls more than 4265 undergraduate students, 467 students at the master’s level, and 40 PhD students. For additional information about the Department of Finance and the Trulaske College, see our website at

The University: The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, Missouri, has approximately 33,000 students and a full range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees including schools of law, medicine, and veterinary medicine.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




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