Assistant Professor, Finance

Employer
Bellevue University
Location
Bellevue, Nebraska
Salary
Negotiable based on experience
Closing date
Aug 14, 2022

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Academia
Postdoc (Associate, Fellowship)
Finance Industry
Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Risk
Government & Institutions
Finance Officer

Student-centric. Fast-paced. Collaborative. Innovative. These are words employees use to describe Bellevue University’s dynamic work experience. Our reputation as a growing, innovative University requires us to recruit dynamic and qualified individuals in their fields. We aspire to be nationally recognized as a respected and trusted source of learning for individuals and corporations seeking to thrive and succeed in the face of a rapidly changing world.  We offer learning experiences designed to create positive change for individuals, for strategic partners and for our nation.  To accomplish our strategic plan, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and understanding that promotes open communication, personal and professional development, long-term employment and success. We are committed to fostering a workplace that is challenging and rich with opportunity and reward. 

 

Bellevue University offers quality liberal arts and career-oriented programs at undergraduate and graduate levels to a diverse student body through both in-class and online venues.  Our College of Business is currently looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable individual to fill an immediate opening for our Assistant Professor- Finance position

This is a residential position located in Bellevue, Nebraska and requires direct student contact both online and residentially.  The position is best filled by an engaged, enthusiastic, dynamic, and well-rounded individual interested in a fulltime faculty position.  

Primary Function
 
The primary function of this full-time faculty position is to design, develop, teach, assess, update, and maintain courses and degree programs in finance.  The finance curriculum supports College of Business and University programs at the bachelor of science, master, and doctorate levels, including our Master of Science in Strategic Finance, Bachelor of Science in Finance, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and MBA Programs.  The primary teaching areas for this position include Investments, International Finance, and Risk Management, though there are opportunities for teaching and/or developing curriculum in other finance areas. 

 

Essential Duties

  • Develop and maintain engaging undergraduate and graduate courses in the finance area that are skills and performance-based.
  • Teach courses in finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with primary teaching focus in Investments, International Finance, Risk Management, and Corporate Finance.
  • Teaching must reflect new development, knowledge, and technology specific to finance. Industry work experience and practical knowledge will facilitate this desired outcome.
  • Teach in various modes of delivery (day, evening, online) including engaging, new and innovative delivery approaches, at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Revise and update existing graduate and undergraduate courses and curriculum in the finance discipline.
  • Coach, mentor, and evaluate adjunct faculty in select finance courses.
  • Actively participate in the development of assessment plans and programs for existing and new courses.
  • Actively participate in and support existing and ongoing assessment plans and programs.
  • Actively engage in research and learning (both of a practical and/or theoretical nature) for the purpose of energizing classroom experiences and also for maintaining and remaining academically & professionally qualified. 
  • Participate in the College of Business and University community with service on committees.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Ph. D. in Finance or a related business discipline with significant graduate course work in finance. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to energize and actively engage students in the learning process. 
  • Ability to work with international students who come from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for whom English is a second language.
  • Teaching experience in an online learning environment is preferred.
  • This position requires the faculty member to office at the Bellevue University Campus in Bellevue, NE.  This is not a virtual faculty position. 

Additional Information Requested

  • A letter of Intent
  • Resume/CV
  • Contact Information for three references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

 

NOTE:  The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, and current and prospective employees. The Bellevue University Consumer Information webpage, found at www.bellevue.edu/student-support/consumer-information/consumer-information, provides readily accessible information to help consumers make informed decisions about post-secondary education. Bellevue University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), found at www.bellevue.edu/student-support/consumer-information/pdfs/annual-safety-report.pdf, provides information about campus crime statistics and institutional security policies and procedures as well as information about student housing fire statistics and fire safety policies. You can obtain a paper copy of these reports from the Bellevue Dean of Students office by calling 402-557-7028. In addition to this, Bellevue University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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