Finance Lecturer Category II Faculty
The Finance Department at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) is conducting a search for a full-time, non-tenure track position to begin August 2018. MSU Denver is a comprehensive, urban institution that provides students from all walks of life and circumstances an opportunity for an education leading to a degree and a productive life. Founded in 1965, the University's current enrollment is nearly 23,000 students.
The University's mission is to provide a high quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students for successful careers, post-graduate education, and life-long learning in a multicultural, global, and increasingly technological society. To fulfill its mission, MSU Denver engages and mirrors the community at large in scholarly inquiry, creative activity, and the application of knowledge.
The College of Business houses six academic departments: Finance, Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Management and Marketing.
The Department of Finance serves almost 400 majors who can choose specialized study in either general finance or financial services. The financial services curriculum is registered with CFP Board of Standards, and graduates may qualify (depending on their coursework) to sit for the national certification exam upon graduation.
This position is a full-time, non-tenure track instructor position supported by annually renewable 1-year contracts. Following three successful renewals, the possibility exists for the successful candidate to transition to a three-year renewable contract. The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper division undergraduate courses and engage in meaningful professional development activities as evidenced by production of intellectual contributions to be shared with the wider academic and professional communities, as well as engaging in service activities to benefit the Department, College and/or University.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
Finance Lecturer Category II Faculty
Salary for Announcement
Commensurate with experience and education
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Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 sections of upper-division undergraduate finance courses each semester, which will normally involve 2-3 unique class preps. Consistently high levels of teaching performance, as evidenced by student ratings of instruction will be a key condition for reappointment.
Professional development, as evidenced by scholarly activity, is a process that includes engaging in activities that enhance the faculty member's knowledge base and skill set, resulting in the cultivation of new concepts and material that can then be delivered to students. Such intellectual contributions are expected in this position and will be expected as a condition of reappointment.
The ability to meet the criteria described in the College of Business Faculty Qualification policy at the time of hire for either SA, PA, SP or IP status is required. These classifications and related qualifications are explained in detail in the following Faculty Qualification Document:
The preferred candidate will have:
• The ability to document a minimum of three years of quality teaching experience at the University level, preferably in the areas of banking, real estate, markets and institutions and/or international finance.
• A track record of developing intellectual and scholarly contributions that have been shared with the wider academic community, or demonstrated ability to develop such contributions based on previous work experience
• Experience with curriculum development in a college or university environment
• A professional designation (CFP, CFA, etc.) relevant to the field of finance as reflected in the curriculum currently being taught in the department
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered applicants must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.
In the cover letter please discuss some of the previous courses you have taught.
References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.
Applicants are asked to also include unofficial copies of all grad coursework and copies of official student ratings of instruction going back 3 years for all classes taught. If unable to attach at the time of application please send to
Wendy Walker (wwalke13@msudenver; 615-0197)
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
Complete applications received by June 28th, 2018 will receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.