Assistant Professor, Finance

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida
Closing date
Feb 19, 2023

Assistant Professor, Finance

Job Summary
The Assistant Professor of Finance with specialization in Financial Services will have an initial assignment that may include teaching finance, risk management & insurance, real estate, and economics, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, course and/or curriculum development, research/scholarship, involvement in department, college, and university committees/initiatives, and other assigned duties. The BS in Finance offers three concentrations: Financial Analysis and Management, Financial Services, and Real Estate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in at least the Financial Services concentration.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, be committed to innovative delivery of instruction, be committed to effective use of technology, including distance learning, produce peer-reviewed scholarship, and provide service to the department, college, university and community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus, online, or at off-campus sites within our region.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Essential Job Duties:

Teach three (3) classes per semester, conduct scholarly work and engage in professional activities, consistent with the LCOB guidelines for faculty classification as Scholarly Academic, and engage in service activities as required.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications

• Doctorate from an AACSB accredited business school in Finance or a doctorate in Financial Planning from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.
• ABD considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2023. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior teaching experience in an AACSB accredited institution.
• Relevant business experience.
• Professional certification, such as CFP, CFA, CDE, or CPA.
• A candidate with research and teaching experience in Financial Services is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning and university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the university in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Continued scholarship and service to the department, college, university, and community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made on a 9-month semester basis available August 2023.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore, all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Required Application Materials:

• Unofficial Transcripts
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter
• Five (5) Professional References

The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by February 10, 2023 will receive priority consideration.

Salary commensurate with education and experience

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