Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Finance, 3-year Renewable Contract - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate finance courses. Will teach 12 credit hours per semester. Service as befitting an individual at the level of instructor.

The University of Alabama
Culverhouse College of Commerce
Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies

The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of instructor for the academic year beginning August 16, 2015. Responsibilities will include teaching four undergraduate and/or graduate spreadsheet based finance classes and other courses as assigned, per semester and will work with other faculty to advance the program and its curriculum. Candidates with either an academic or professional business and/or finance background are welcome to apply. For academic applicants, publication in academic or practitioner journals are necessary as evidence of scholarship. Practitioner applicants should be active in their field, have at least five years of professional experience and regularly attend professional conferences. Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred. A Masters or Ph.D. in business, finance or economics is required.

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. Salary is competitive.

Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at and attach a curriculum vita. Any documentation of teaching effectiveness and evidence of scholarship should also be attached. Required documents/items not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Three letters of recommendation must be emailed to with “Recommendation for (candidate name)” in the subject line. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open through November 30, 2014. Members of the search committee will be attending the 2014 FMA and SFA meetings.

The candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

Additional Position Information

The finance program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D. levels. The Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a weekend MBA program for executives 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, subscriptions to WRDS and an excellent collection of databases. Additional information is available at the College website:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any required documents not attached will disqualify your application. You must attach your resume or CV to the appropriate required applicant document link. Any teaching documentation must be attached to the “Teaching Philosophy” link under Required Applicant Documents. If submitting further documentation, please attach to the “Other Document 1” or “Research/Scholarships/Creative Activities Statement” links under Optional Applicant Documents. Three letters of recommendation must be emailed to

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.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Finance
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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