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Department: Business Department
The Division of Business Communication, and the Environment at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Finance. Teaching responsibilities for this position could include (but are not limited to) undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance, Investments, Financial Markets, International Financial Management, Financial Economics, and other related courses as needed. The delivery modes will include on-campus, hybrid, and fully online and may include evening or weekend classes. Other responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, research, professional affiliations as appropriate, and other responsibilities as assigned. Initial appointment at the rank of assistant professor requires a terminal degree in the discipline taught, or ABD, from an accredited institution. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Finance or Financial Economics, more than one year of face-to-face and online teaching in higher education, advising experience, a genuine interest in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds, and an established research agenda. The Business Program is actively engaging in addressing and serving the needs of the growing diversity of its student body and welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds including historically underrepresented groups in higher education. We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 16, 2022 and the position will be open until filled with a priority deadline of October 15, 2021. Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing.
Ph.D. in Finance or Financial Economics (ABD considered) from an accredited institution.
More than one year of teaching in higher education, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and supervising graduate students, including students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to teach more than one primary subject area e.g., finance AND at least one of the following: Business Statistics, Accounting, Information Systems, Marketing, Management, Operations, or Business Capstone.
Experience teaching both face-to-face and online classes.
Research agenda to facilitate tenure and promotion.
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 9122
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.