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Assistant Professor of Finance

Employer
University of the District of Columbia
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Other Business & Management, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: Commensurate with rank and experience

C losing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW DC, 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The School of Business and Public Administration at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance. The successful candidate will be expected to design, develop, and teach a range of finance courses in the School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA). We seek a candidate who will possess documented and credible potential capability in teaching excellence, scholarship, and service, and will be expected to foster the growth of first-rate finance program, including building on existing strengths within the school and through collaboration with SBPA faculty. The ideal candidate must be a scholar and enthusiastic about working with students for addressing their needs in finance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking outstanding applicants with a strong commitment to teaching, research, and cross-disciplinary collaboration to contribute to our School. The ideal candidate needs to be well versed in teaching across finance discipline and functions. H/She is expected to design and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in finance-related courses; conduct discipline-related research leading to peer reviewed publications; assist with grants, special projects, and other tasks as may be required; have commitment to application of technology in teaching and scholarship; have experience with or interest in working in diverse academic and professional communities; provide university and community service consistent with the goals of SBPA

Minimum Job Requirements
  • A PhD/DBA or ABD (must complete by Summer 2022) in finance or a related field from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited university.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (Green Card).
  • Potential for excellence in discipline-related research, resulting in publication in peer reviewed finance journals. Applicants should have demonstrable ability to publish scholarly research in leading journals and the ability to teach with rigor and effectiveness.
  • Must meet the School’s standards to be Scholarly Academic (SA) qualified under AACSB standards and to support the School’s commitment to achieve and to maintain AACSB International accreditation. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics (SA).
  • A demonstrated work ethic that promotes teamwork, enhances creativity and motivation, and builds consensus in a high-energy and high-task environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior academic experience in a business school environment, work experience in finance or a related area and potential for excellence in building and teaching finance courses.
  • At least 1-year experience related to teaching finance courses (GA, TA, etc.) and interests in teaching courses in the core business programs that would include finance and related courses.
  • Using innovative teaching technologies at both the undergraduate and master’s levels. This may include online or hybrid delivery, flipped classrooms, case or discussion methods, and seminar or practicum courses.
  • Demonstrated/potential skill in developing and expanding relationships with companies, government, and professional organizations (including NGOs) for grants and consulting projects.
  • Established recent (within past two years) scholarly research accomplishments in the field and credible commitment (manuscript submission/s to refereed finance-related journal/s) to ongoing pursuit of high-quality research and teaching.
  • Strong commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary education and research.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, initiatives, and the ability to work in a multicultural student-centered environment.
  • CFA, CFP, or other relevant accounting/finance certification.
A candidate for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor shall be required to meet the following qualifications:
  • An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial contract.
Appropriate professional experience and achievements may be substituted when formal teaching experience is limited or absent. When formal teaching experience is limited or absent, the candidate shall be required to demonstrate verifiable potential for effective teaching.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B ). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: https://www.udc.edu/human-resources/equal-opportunity/ .

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