Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance (Non-tenure track)
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 081759
Work Location: Vancouver, WA
Summary of Duties: The Department of Finance and Management Science in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University is seeking candidates for a permanently funded, full-time non-tenure track position with 9 month academic appointment as a Scholarly Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance at the Vancouver campus to begin on August 16, 2020.
Position Description: The successful candidate will be required to teach six 3-credit courses per year, publish research that meets the Carson College AACSB Scholarly Academic guidelines, and engage in service activities that support the mission of the Campus and College. Teaching load is typically distributed three courses per semester, and specific courses will be determined based on department needs and candidate interest. Service responsibilities for this position are focused on supporting the professional development of students by working with student clubs and building networks with industry professionals.
University/College: Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington's original land-grant university. As a campus of Washington State University, WSU Vancouver is an integral part of a Tier-1 Research institution. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the Carson College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. programs are taught on the Pullman campus).
Term, Compensation and Support: This is a permanently funded position identified as non-tenure track (clinical). The appointment will be on a contract basis (term to be negotiated) with the opportunity for renewal. Duties are assigned for a nine-month academic calendar from August 16 through May 15. There are opportunities to secure summer funding for teaching or research. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA/CREF.
WSU Vancouver is an inclusive, innovative, non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA in the southwest region of Washington State.
A part of the Portland, OR metro area, Vancouver offers a wealth of cultural and recreational interests including visual and performing arts, identity-specific community events, professional sports teams, farmers markets and nature trails. With a population of approximately 300,000, the Greater Vancouver Area has been experiencing significant growth from increasing diversity across social identities to expansion of the downtown waterfront community. Access to a number of nearby attractions is facilitated by Vancouver's central location. The Oregon coast, Cascade mountain range, and Seattle are within 2.5 hours of Vancouver by car. It's a short flight from Portland International Airport (PDX) to other nearby major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and Vancouver, BC.
WSU Vancouver is one of five campuses that comprise Washington State University, Washington's land-grant university and a Tier 1 research institution. As the second largest campus in the WSU system, and the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is an equity-minded campus that enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs. The campus currently offers 22 bachelor's degrees, 9 master's degrees, and 3 doctoral degrees with more than 100 tenure line faculty. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attracts 3,500 students. To learn more about the university visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu.
Required Qualifications: Candidates for the position must have an earned Ph.D. or research-oriented DBA in Finance or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by employment start date.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of overall teaching excellence and the ability to develop and maintain a productive pipeline of research.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.