Grand Valley State University Department of Finance in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for a faculty position beginning in Fall 2020. The open position is for an Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Finance or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2020 and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Applicants with expertise in analytics are preferred, however all teaching interests in Finance will be considered. Salary is competitive. Visit our Web site at: jobs.gvsu.edu for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the position, and details on how to apply. The Seidman College of Business, fully accredited by AACSB International, values and supports a blend of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity. The atmosphere at the Seidman College of Business is highly collegial, with opportunities for outstanding professional growth. The Grand Rapids community is a vibrant, exciting area, with significant leisure time activities available. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.
Required Qualifications and Education:
Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree from an AACSB or equivalent accredited institution earned by August 2020. Current ABD candidates will be considered.
Terminal degree closely related to the discipline of position
Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness
Demonstrated potential for research consistent with the mission of the college
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Relevant industry experience
Excellent candidates in any related field will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in analytics
Expertise in the areas of investments, financial institutions, or ethics is also desirable
Experience with experiential learning and community-based projects
Typical teaching load is nine credit hours per semester
Effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels (MBA & EMBA) as well as provide service to the department, college, university and community is expected
Research and scholarship that meets AACSB standards is expected
Compensation: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package (www.gvsu.edu/hro).
The Finance Department has 13 full-time faculty and offers a highly collegial atmosphere with many opportunities for professional growth.
GVSU Finance faculty have access to CRSP, Compustat, and CapIQ via the WRDS platform
How to Apply:
Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu To be considered, applicants must upload the following (in PDF format) to the online application:
(1) Cover letter to include your teaching philosophy and research interests
(2) Curriculum vitae
(3) Unofficial Ph.D. and/or terminal degree transcripts from the granting institution
(4) Teaching evaluations for all courses taught in the last two years (and any other evidence of teaching excellence) with department/school comparisons
(5) Sample of completed or in-progress research work
On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. George Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 616-331-7350).
Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Please submit by September 30, 2019 to assure full consideration. The position may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
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