Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance
Position DetailsPosition Information Position TypeFaculty, Tenure TrackClassification TitleAssistant or Associate Professor of FinancePosition's Functional TitleAssistant or Associate Professor of FinancePosition Start Date08/17/2020Position End Date (if temporary)Position Summary
The Division of Accounting, Finance, MIS, and Economics in the College of Business at Governors State University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance beginning in August 2020.
The successful candidate will be qualified to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in finance.
We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising non-traditional or diverse student populations, evidence or a potential of for distinguished scholarship consistent with tenure-track and AACSB expectations for Scholarly Academic faculty, and evidence or potential for substantive professional and university service.
Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students annually. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students. With the lowest undergraduate tuition in Illinois, GSU offers accredited programs that have earned high praise from national accrediting agencies.
Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value.
The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU seeks to serve as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.
The College of Business at Governors State University is AACSB accredited. It is the mission of the College of Business to offer an accessible, high quality education to a diverse student body primarily from the Chicago area, actively engage in research, and provide service to the community. We empower our students with the knowledge, skills and ethical perspectives needed to succeed in a technologically sophisticated global society. We value excellence, continuous improvement, diversity, and accountability.
Interested individuals are invited to complete an application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and list of three references with their contact information.Minimum Qualifications
- PhD or DBA in Finance or a related area from an AACSB accredited school. ABD will be considered if the doctoral degree is completed by position start date.
-Ability to teach introductory and advanced coursework in finance for undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Ability to write and publish in professional or academic journals.
- Interest in developing and teaching online courses
- Applicant must meet AACSB standards for scholarship as “Scholarly Academic (SA)”.
-PhD in Finance or closely related area
-Documented record of teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
-Experience teaching online courses.
-Professional experience or certifications.
- Knowledge of AACSB accreditation requirements.
- Teaching experience in graduate and undergraduate finance courses.
Interested individuals are invited to complete an application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and list of three references with their contact information.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of References
- Letter of Recommendation
- Research Documents
- Teaching Philosophy
- Certification/Professional License