Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Financial Economics

Location
Salem
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Financial Economics

Posting Number: R0000034
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:

Do you feel that your unique experience is undervalued in traditional academic departments? Would you enjoy the freedom to design your own courses and to pursue collaborative research that cuts across disciplines and sectors? What about working and living in one of the nicest locations in the world?

With the continuing success and growth in its MBA programs, Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Finance, or Financial Economics with an appointment to begin August 2019. We encourage both experienced scholars and new PhDs to apply. Our salaries are competitive with AACSB accredited institutions and commensurate with experience.

The Atkinson School of Management (http://www.willamette.edu/mba) offers the MBA for Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Management, one of only two MBA degrees in the world accredited by both the AACSB and NASPAA, the respective accrediting bodies for graduate management programs in business and public service. The school is committed to helping students achieve their intellectual and professional goals through experiential and consequential learning in an environment that is highly collaborative and collegial. The faculty is not departmentalized and values high-quality teaching and scholarship that crosses traditional sector and functional boundaries. A flexible and individualized teaching framework is conducive to high levels of faculty achievement, both in scholarship and in the classroom. A system of strong faculty governance ensures that the faculty have ownership and a voice in determining the direction of the school and its programs.

Willamette University (http://www.willamette.edu/) is a top-ranked College of Liberal Arts with affiliated graduate professional schools. The Atkinson Graduate School of Management, fast advancing both in size and reputation, is consistently ranked as the top Oregon MBA program among Bloomberg's Businessweek “Best Business Schools” and on Forbes magazine's top 75 “Best Business Schools List”. Atkinson was also recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the top ten programs in the U.S. for entrepreneurship and by U.S. News & World Reports as a top program for specialization in “Public Affairs, Public Finance and Budgeting”.

The Willamette MBA is offered in several full-time formats on the Willamette University campus in Salem, Oregon and in an evening format, both in Salem and from our Portland Center in the downtown Pearl District. Situated in the heart of the Willamette Valley and Oregon Wine Country, Salem is Oregon's capital city, boasting a mild climate and high quality of life. Our prime location affords us ready access to the Oregon Coast, the Cascade Mountains and a wide range of recreational opportunities. Salem's local attractions are complemented by those of nearby urban, cultural and academic centers in Portland, Corvallis, and Eugene - all within an hour's drive of the Willamette University's Salem campus.

Rank: The rank for the position is open. Salary is competitive with similar AACSB accredited institutions and commensurate with experience, teaching and research record.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have ABD status, with a plan to defend their dissertation by August 01, 2019, or hold a Ph.D. or DBA in finance, financial economics, economics, or a related field.

  • Candidates must have experience as an instructor or teaching assistant of at least one college-level finance or financial economics course and demonstrate exceptional potential for outstanding teaching.

  • Candidates must demonstrate evidence of their ability to conduct research leading to publication in top quality, peer-reviewed journals.

  • Candidates must be willing to fulfill service responsibilities to their colleagues, the school, the university, and the community.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or DBA in finance, financial economics, or economics.

  • Experience in teaching one/more undergraduate or graduate finance or financial economics courses as the faculty of record.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver MBA courses.

  • Published articles in high quality, peer-reviewed journals.

  • Practical experience and/or additional professional certifications, such as a CFA, along with the ability to build and maintain connections to the professional finance community.

    This position is eligible for the University's generous benefits package. We encourage both experienced scholars and new PhDs to apply.

    In order to apply for this position, you will need to create an account. As part of your online application, you will need to submit the following four documents in the "My Experience" and Resume/CV subsection (Please note: you will NOT be prompted to upload documents):


  • Cover letter indicating your interest and addressing your fit with Atkinson.

  • Current Curriculum Vitae, including names and contact information of three academic references

  • Evidence of teaching excellence, including recent syllabi and accompanying teaching evaluations or peer review reports.

  • Evidence of scholarly achievement (i.e., copies of your most recent peer-reviewed journal publications)

  • Letters of Recommendation (optional)

    Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until finalists are selected.



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    Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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