Faculty, Assistant Professor, Finance - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 41040

United States


Detailed Job Description

UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY. The Woodbury School of Business (WSB) invites applicants for a tenure-track position in finance for the academic year 2012/13. The position begins August 2012. Requirements include: Ph.D. in finance or be near completion; substantial record or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarship; ability to teach a variety of courses at undergraduate and MBA levels including introduction to finance, investments, international finance, financial markets and institutions, etc
The WSB is AACSB accredited with over 4,000 business majors including an MBA. UVU has a history of engaged teaching and learning with a formal classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as "Community Engaged." It is one of the nation's fastest growing universities with over 33,000 students. The campus is located in Orem, Utah, 45 minutes south of Salt Lake City, with access to high-quality cultural events and outstanding outdoor activities.
-Teaches undergraduate or graduate courses in finance.
-Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
-Maintain an active research program in order to meet Academically Qualified criterion within the institution and AACSB requirements.
-Prepares instructional materials (i.e., exams, visual aids, course outlines, syllabi, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
-Instructs, manages, and supervises individuals and groups in classrooms by the following methods: demonstration, discussion, visual aids, lectures, field trips, individualized instruction, on-line instruction, and other appropriate instructional methods.
-Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
-Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
-Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
-Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability and performance.
-Supervises extracurricular activities as assigned.
-Establishes and maintains office hours.
-Assists department chair, faculty, department staff, and advisers in maintaining an effective program.
-Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in finance or financial economics or be near completion.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques and current trends in education.
-Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
-Knowledge of development and assessment of curriculum.
-Record of scholarly work or evidence of potential.
-Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
-Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
-Ability to work effectively with people.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a letter of intent, curriculum vita, transcripts, references, etc. Initial screening of applicants will begin December 15, 2011, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU. Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
-Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter