Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business

Maryville, MO
Competitive, dependent on qualifications and experience.
Nov 10, 2017
Dec 10, 2017

PRIMARY DUTY:  A nine-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for teaching introductory, as well as advanced and graduate, finance courses.




  1. Teaching a twelve hour per trimester load (fall and spring trimesters) including courses such as Fundamentals of Business Finance, Investments, additional undergraduate finance courses, and a MBA program finance course
  2. Completing research leading to publication in peer reviewed journals
  3. Participating in University service, including committee work at the School and University levels
  4. Advising students
  5. Performing other duties as assigned


      Education: ABD in Finance from AACSB accredited institution

      Experience: Prior teaching experience at the college level


      Education: Earned PhD in Finance from AACSB accredited institution

      Experience: Prior online teaching experience at the college level

WORKING CONDITIONS:  This position works in a modern academic environment with individual faculty offices. The School of Business offers four Finance majors (Financial Management, Financial Services, Financial Computing, and Corporate Finance).


EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED:  Faculty are each issued a personal laptop; classrooms are technology-enhanced (document stations, video equipment, Internet access)         


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and complete essential classroom functions




COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at


UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1905, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location and through Northwest Online.


With an enrollment of about 6,500 students, Northwest has met all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during four of the model’s first five years, and U.S. News and World Report has ranked it as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri during three of the last four years. Safewise ranks the city of Maryville as one of the “Safest College Towns in America,” while has named the Northwest campus one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”


The University boasts a 59 percent graduation rate, which is in the 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 97 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, recently named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.


Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers.


Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.


For more information, visit



SCHOOL:  The Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business has twenty-four full-time faculty members and several adjunct faculty.  There are three full-time faculty positions in the finance discipline. The School of Business is currently ACBSP accredited and is considering pursuit of AACSB accreditation.  For more information see:

SALARY:  Competitive, dependent on qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

DATE AVAILABLE:  August 13, 2018

TO APPLY:  Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit the application materials listed below in order for them to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email for more information.


APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Letter of application, VITA, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.



      Steve Ludwig, Director

      Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business

      Northwest Missouri State University

      800 University Drive

      Maryville, MO  64468

      Phone:  660.562.1749