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Responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate value investing finance courses. Will teach 12 credit hours per semester. Service as befitting an individual at the level of instructor.
The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of instructor, with the designation Fitzpatrick Endowed Professorship in Value Investing, beginning August 16, 2016.
The holder of the Fitzpatrick Professorship is expected to become a leader in promoting the value investing curriculum and related programs in the College. The successful candidate should be outstanding in teaching; have a strong background in value investing; recruit students to the undergraduate and graduate value investing programs; work with and advise the Culverhouse Investment Management Group, a student-run value investing club; help manage the new, state-of-the-art Vulcan Value Partners Research Library and Trading Room; aid in the development of appropriate internships; and assist in student placement. The candidate should also demonstrate evidence of academic or applied scholarship, including the ability to publish in recognized academic or practitioner journals, a willingness to organize or participate in investment-related conferences and symposia, or in advising investment-related firms and organizations. An advanced degree in business, finance, or a closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in an area closely related to investment management and would have at least five years of professional investment management experience with a strong focus on value investing, and would hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential. The position is expected to begin August 16, 2016. Salary is competitive.
This is a non-tenure earning position renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University with no expectation of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period. Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and attach a curriculum vita that includes three references, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of relevant scholarship. Items not attached at time of application will disqualify the application. Reference letters should be emailed directly to: email@example.com with “Recommendation for (candidate name)” in the subject line.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open through January 15, 2016. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The finance program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM-pathway to the MBA, a weekend executive MBA program, and a one-year MS in Finance. The department offers excellent support including travel funding and an active seminar series. The College has state-of-the art facilities including multimedia classrooms, and an excellent collection of databases. Additional information is available at the College website: http://culverhouse.ua.edu/.
Any required documents not attached will disqualify your application.
Required documents include:
—resume or CV attached to the appropriate document link.
If submitting further documentation, please attach as follows to the optional links:
Teaching Philosophy link—for teaching effectiveness documentation (if not already in CV)
“Research/Scholarships/Creative Activities Statement” link—for relevant scholarship documentation (if not already in CV)
Other document 1 link—for any other information
Three letters of recommendation must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
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