Open Rank Faculty, Finance

University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, Maryland
Competitive; commensurate with experience
Apr 11, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. One of 12 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Robert H. Smith School of Business is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. A comprehensive business school, Smith offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, Executive MBA, PhD, and non-degree executive education programs as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school is consistently ranked among the top business schools by leading business publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and The Wall Street Journal.

The Department of Finance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park seeks to hire Non-Tenure Track Professional Faculty. Rank is open. The appointments will be at the level of lecturer, Professor of the Practice, or Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor. The starting date will be in August 2019. Applicants are expected to develop and teach high quality courses to undergraduates, MBA, and specialty masters students, to engage with the appropriate business communities, and to help with aspects of program administration such as admissions, student advising, and placement. The mix of these responsibilities differs across the ranks and can vary over time. Candidates for the Professor of the Practice position are expected to have the greatest external visibility while candidates for the Lecturer position are expected to have a primary focus on course delivery and development and assist with program administration.

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants are expected to demonstrate outstanding teaching skills in a relevant area of Finance.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates for the Professor of Practice position should additionally have a record of extensive accomplishment in business. Candidates for the Assistant/Associate/ Full Clinical Professor positions must have a Ph.D. and be highly visible in the business community. The ideal candidate for Lecturer will have a terminal degree in a related field (PhD is preferable) with relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level. Prior teaching in a top ranked business school is preferred, and experience in senior corporate leadership roles will also be valued.

Additional Information: When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vitae, and course evaluation summaries for courses taught in the last three years. Please also include the contact information for at least three reference providers. Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2019 but the position will remain until filed.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage.

When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications by May 1, 2019 at This position will remain open until filled.

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The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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