Assistant Professor of Finance - Tenure Track

Employer
Georgia College & State University
Location
Milledgeville, GA
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Sector
Business and Finance
Organization Type
Corporate
Assistant Professor of Finance - Tenure Track

Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College & State University, with programs of study accredited by AACSB and ABET, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Finance beginning August, 2022. Candidates with terminal degrees and a disciplinary background in Finance are encouraged to apply. The faculty member, in this 10-month tenure-track position, will teach courses in finance and financial economics. The Department of Economics & Finance offers academic programs of study including a Minor in Finance and a Concentration in Financial Economics for the BS in Economics. We also plan on offering a BS in Finance beginning in the fall of 2022.

*Job Summary*

The faculty member, in this 10-month tenure-track position, will teach courses in finance and financial economics. The Department of Economics & Finance offers academic programs of study including a Minor in Finance and a Concentration in Financial Economics for the BS in Economics. We also plan on offering a BS in Finance beginning in the fall of 2022.

Faculty at Georgia College are teacher-scholars and engaged university citizens. In addition to teaching in field by providing foundation courses for majors and nonmajors alike, all Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core university core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. Faculty are also expected to develop and demonstrate knowledge of current philosophies, practices, and theories related to the academic discipline.

*Responsibilities*

*Research - *

Faculty must conduct research and develop within the profession including peer-reviewed scholarly publications, presentations at academic/professional meetings, and engage in other scholarly activities to continually meet our faculty qualifications policy.

*Service - *

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of our mission by providing high quality service at the department, college, university, community, and disciplinary level.

*Teaching - *

Teaching Responsibilities

- Full-time instructional load teaching in areas of expertise within the academic discipline

- Regular course meetings and instruction

- Mentoring Students

- Other teaching responsibilities

*Requirements*

*Educational Requirements*

Qualified candidates for the tenure-track position as Assistant Professor must have a terminal degree in Finance or related field and identify as a teacher-scholar committed to the public liberal arts. Doctoral student applicants in an All-but-Dissertation (ABD) status will be considered.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials)).

*Other Required Qualifications*

Understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning;

Successful higher education teaching experience within the candidate's area of specialization;

Strong communication skills;

A passion for working with and mentoring students;

Demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity; and

A commitment to fostering academic excellence, rigor, and distinctiveness in the public liberal arts and in business education. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core university and college curricula and providing foundation courses for majors and nonmajors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

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