Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance (Tenure-Track)
Ashland University - Ashland, OH
October 2, 2018
Higher Education Institution
Ashland University Dauch College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance for a tenure/tenure-track position available January 2019 or August 2019. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Finance.
The Department of Economics and Finance is one of four departments with the Dauch College of Business and Economics. Including the Department Chair, there are seven faculty members in the department. The department includes majors in Finance (tracks in Asset Management and Corporate) and Economics, and currently has 90 undergraduate majors and 40 minors. An MBA specialization in Finance also is offered. The department operates a fully-equipped trading room used by the finance program's Eagle Investment Group, which manages $1.6 million of the University's endowment.
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Excellence in teaching is required with a 4/4 load. The candidate is also expected to conduct scholarly activities in their area of concentration and to participate in service activities to the University, community, and profession. Candidate is also required to direct the program's student-run Eagle Investment Group.
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in an appropriate field. Previous teaching experience, including demonstrated ability to teach effectively in a technology-facilitated environment, as well as in a traditional classroom setting, is a requirement. Critical qualification for this position is extensive industry experience in investment management. Subject content areas include asset management, security analysis, portfolio management, and risk management.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
About Ashland University - Ashland, OH
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.
Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.