Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance (Non-tenure track, Clinical)
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 081759
Work Location: Vancouver, WA
Summary of Duties: The Department of Finance and Management Science in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University is seeking candidates for a permanently funded, full-time non-tenure track position with 9 month academic appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance at the Vancouver campus to begin on August 16, 2019.
Position Description: The successful candidate will be required to teach six 3-credit courses per year (typically three per semester) in introductory finance, financial markets and institutions, and other areas to be determined based on the candidate's expertise and department needs. Service responsibilities include working with student organizations, building relationships with professionals, and additional relevant service to the campus and discipline to advance the university towards its goals.
University/College: Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington's original land-grant university. As a campus of Washington State University, WSU Vancouver is an integral part of a Tier-1 Research institution. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the Carson College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. programs are taught on the Pullman campus).
Community: WSU Vancouver is located on a 351-acre site and we serve regional commuter students, many of whom are first-in-family to attend college. The only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, our campus is located in the 4th largest city in the state of Washington and within the 23rd largest U.S. metropolitan area (>2,200,000 residents). Vancouver is known for its mild climate, access to outdoor recreation, and is adjacent to the Columbia River and Portland, Oregon.
Term, Compensation and Support: This is a permanently funded position identified as non-tenure track (clinical). The appointment will be on a contract basis (term to be negotiated) with the opportunity for renewal. Duties are assigned for a nine-month academic calendar from August 16 through May 15. There are opportunities to secure summer funding for teaching or research. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA.
Required Qualifications: Candidates for the position must have an earned Ph.D. or research-oriented DBA in Finance or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by employment start date.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of overall teaching excellence and the ability to publish in quality finance journals and maintain AACSB Scholarly Academic status within Carson College of Business guidelines.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.