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Assistant Professor - Finance
Job no: 497658
Work type: Faculty
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor-Finance within the School of Business. The position is physically located on the Platteville campus (i.e. non-remote) and will primarily teach introductory and advanced undergraduate finance courses. Some introductory management courses may also be assigned. The position entails a teaching load of four classes per semester that may include a combination of on-campus courses and online courses.
The successful candidate will be expected to meet traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the university and community.
The desired start date is August 2022. Compensation is $70,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience. Those with professional experience in corporate finance, investment, or banking are encouraged to apply.
- Teach four courses per semester in the fall and spring terms. Potential courses include:
- Corporate Finance
- International Finance
- Treasury Management
- Various general management and leadership courses as needed.
- Ability to teach introductory microeconomics or introductory accounting is a plus.
- Courses taught may include a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses as well as across multiple modalities such as in-person, online, or hybrid.
- Provide advising to students both within and outside of the classroom regarding their future careers in finance.
Scholarly & Professional Activity
- Participate in the creation and distribution of scholarly work in alignment with the Boyer Model of Scholarship.
- Engage and share expertise with professional associations and organizations.
- Engage in service to the university and the business school through formal and ad hoc committees.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
- One of the following educational backgrounds must be met:
- Masters degree in business with a professional credential related to finance, e.g. CFP, CFA, CTP, etc.
- Masters degree in finance.
- Doctorate degree in business, finance, accounting, or closely related field with 15 graduate credits in finance (substantial progress toward doctorate acceptable for hire but doctorate required to grant tenure).
- Evidence of past contributions to scholarly or professional knowledge is a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that respects and builds upon individual differences, particularly those of historically marginalized groups.
Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:
The School of Business is an energetic, teaching-focused academic unit that emphasizes applied experiences in preparing future business professionals. Courses regularly include client-based projects, advanced simulations, and other high-impact learning activities to help students bridge theory to practice. The school offers over 15 programs at the associates, bachelors, and masters levels in multiple modalities including classroom and online. Additionally, the school offers a robust set of collegial and financial supports to nurture scholarly activity and professional development.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
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Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 12, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
How to Apply:
The following documents are required for applicant consideration:
- Letter of application addressing your educational and professional preparation. Please include evidence of past contributions to scholarly or professional knowledge, if applicable.
- A current resume/vita which may also note any contributions to scholarly (e.g. journal publication, conference presentation) or practitioner audiences (e.g. trade publications, presentations, or service to professional associations).
- Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the search and only with the candidate's foreknowledge.
- A memo (1 page maximum) outlining your perspectives about the role of a faculty in stimulating an inclusive learning environment.
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Les Hollingsworth, Director, School of Business, 608-342-1660
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse,
inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A
criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S.
at time of hire.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all
individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry,
disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a
veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any
other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is
illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student,
or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any
proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.
The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will
provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will
provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a
program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and
veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the
program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation.
Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.
Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to
build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters
mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment
opportunity through affirmative action.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available
for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a
paper copy of the annual report.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality
in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
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