Assistant Professor - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teaches undergraduate or graduate courses in finance. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Maintains 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 through demonstrations, discussions, visual aids, lectures, field trips, individualized instruction, on-line instruction, and other appropriate instructional methods. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, verbal, 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

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

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


Knowledge of subject matter and ability to effectively teach course content.
Knowledge of and ability to implement 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.
Record of effective teaching and student learning


Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and instructions.
Ability to work effectively with people.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY. The Woodbury School of Business (WSB) invites applicants for a tenure-track position in finance beginning in the academic year 2014-15. The position begins August 2014. 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, corporate finance, investments, international finance, financial markets/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 30,000 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.

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