Job Summary/Basic Function
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 35th institution of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment of over 9,000 students, GGC expects within two years to exceed 11,000 students, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student-centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 780,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education, and information technology.
GGC invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Finance for future semester terms, reporting to the Dean of School of Business to teach undergraduate courses in any of the following areas: To teach courses in the following areas of interest: Financial Institutions, Financial Management, Investment, and International Finance and other courses in finance. The position is flexible to accommodate other teaching and research interests. Georgia Gwinnett College emphasizes teaching and student engagement. In addition, candidates must have a commitment to research which leads to quality refereed publications. Service to the university and the profession is also expected. Business experience is preferred.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.
Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
GGC seeks applications for assistant professor faculty positions to begin August 1, 2013. Applicants should hold the doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in their discipline before or within the semester of the start date. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 5 or 3 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.
Applications are invited from candidates with Ph.D./D.B.A. degrees in Finance from AACSB-accredited schools. ABDs in advanced dissertation stages will be considered as well. Demonstrated potential for excellent teaching and research is required.
Teaching experience preferred.
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.