Assistant Professor - Finance

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Position Information

Business Title Assistant Professor - Finance Position Number Home Department Economics & Finance Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Appointment Faculty (10-month) Time Limited? No Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, with occasional evening or weekend events. 40-hours per week.

Work Hours per week 40 Travel Required? N Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Economics and Finance, located in the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College, is responsible for teaching a variety of support and major courses primarily at the undergraduate level. The department offers a BA and BS degree with a major in economics, as well as, a minor in finance.

Primary Purpose of Position

This position will provide teaching support for the undergraduate business core curriculum, as well as, courses in the financial economics concentration of the economics major and the finance minor.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Teaching/Instructing Job duties performed for the above function

Teaching a mixture of six courses per academic year that include Business Finance I, Business Finance II, Investment Analysis, International Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Money and Banking. The primary mode of instruction is through traditional face to face classes. Publishing is required for promotion and tenure. University service is also expected.

This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity Job duties performed for the above function

- Academic Publications.
- Presentations at professional meetings.
- Current work in circulation or in progress.
- Grants received or applied for.
- Membership and participation in professional organizations.
- Other professional service of development activities.

Produce original research such as peer-reviewed journal articles, proceedings, and book chapters related to the discipline.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Service to Institution Job duties performed for the above function

- Committee memberships and offices.
- Programs directed and advised.
- Participation in special programs or projects.
- Other service in the institution.
- Consulting work.

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Professional Development Job duties performed for the above function

Professional development includes efforts to improve in the major job duties, such as a researcher and in skills related to teaching.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Additionally, the department is interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Minimum Requirements

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB-accredited or similarly accredited institution. Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials). (Minimum 18 graduate semester hours in the academic discipline of finance.)

Department Required Skills

A Ph.D. in Finance is preferred before the effective date of employment. The successful candidate is currently anticipated to be assigned teaching responsibilities primarily at the undergraduate level. The position requires teaching and research in the field of finance. We also value research collaboration with undergraduates. An active scholarship program is required along with university service.

List any other requirements

Collegiality, flexibility, and a desire serve the university and college are highly desired characteristics.

Other Job Requirements

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Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

A Ph.D. in Finance is preferred before the effective date of employment.

Teaching experience is desirable.

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0204 Desired Start Date 08/01/2019 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References No Minimum Requests Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference Applicant Special Instructions Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have higher education teaching experience?
    • Yes, 1 - 2 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 3 - 5 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 5 or more years higher education teaching experience
    • No, I do not have higher education teaching experience
  2. * Have you successfully completed 18 graduate level semester hours in the teaching discipline described in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have obtained
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Specialist
    • ABD (all but dissertation)
    • Doctoral
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. List of 3 References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Web link to online resource (link to information posted by applicant)




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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 3/28/2019
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