Assistant Professor of Finance
Indiana University Northwest invites applications for a full-time, 10-month academic position as Assistant Professor of Finance in the School of Business and Economics to begin August 1, 2019. The IU Northwest School of Business & Economics employs 16 full-time faculty and its programs are fully accredited by the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International). Faculty are very engaged in teaching and research that is applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty also support the economic development of the region by engaging in mutually beneficial collaborations with local organizations and community members.
Statement of Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor of Finance is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position. The position is responsible for a 12-hour per semester teaching load in finance and related fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels with a course release (3-hours of the 12-hour assignment) each semester to support research.
Indiana University Northwest is a student-centered campus. Teaching is the primary mission of the campus, supported by research and service. The expected teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester in finance and related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities may include face-to-face and online formats, evenings, and some Saturdays. Additional opportunities for summer teaching may be also available. Teaching expectations include course and syllabus preparation, textbook selection, participation in assessment of student learning, working collaboratively with peers on curriculum improvement, and incorporation of high impact teaching strategies that actively engage students. Faculty are expected to encourage student development and participate in activities that extend beyond the classroom such as mentoring, oversight of student clubs, honor societies, etc.
The School of Business and Economics employs the Teacher-Scholar model, placing equal emphasis on teaching and research that is either applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty are expected to pursue an ongoing stream of scholarly/creative activity. Work may include but is not limited to: presenting papers at academic and professional association meetings; publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals or books; pursuing regional and national awards; holding office in a professional organization; participating in panels at regional and national meetings of professional organizations; pursuing grants; serving as part of the editorial review process for academic/professional journals; consulting; contributing to the scholarly growth of one’s peers.
Faculty members are expected to contribute their professional expertise through service to the department, campus and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. Examples include but are not limited to: committee work within the School, campus-wide committees and/or faculty governance; voluntary membership in professional and community-based organizations reasonably related to the discipline; lectures, consultations, or working with local and area agencies and organizations; support and participation in student organization activities.