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Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To Apply: Complete the online application and include the following: - A cover letter addressing *each of* the minimum and *each of* the preferred qualifications. Additionally, include a Statement on Equity and Diversity contributions (https://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/sites/admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/files/Diversity%20Statement%20Guidelines.pdf). - Curriculum vitae - Teaching evaluations for all courses taught over prior three years or teaching experience if less than three years - Provide the names and email addresses of individuals (minimum of 3) who have agreed to serve as references. References will be contacted immediately upon submission of your on-line application. If you have a reference letter to submit (written within one year) please us "other" to upload the document. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until finalists are identified. For information regarding the application process, please contact, Human Resources at: diane.laya@wsu.edu For information regarding this position, contact Dr. Claire Latham, Search Committee Chair at: clatham@wsu.edu

Position Details

Position Information

Employee Type Faculty
Title Clinical Assistant Professor
Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance
Position Number 081759
College/Area Carson College of Business
Hiring Unit Carson College of Business
Department Link

Carson College of Business

Work Location Vancouver, WA
Zip Code 98663
Summary of Duties

Washington State University Vancouver and the Carson College of Business invite applications for a permanently funded, clinical (non-tenure track) faculty position in Finance to begin August 16, 2018.

This is a permanently funded position identified as clinical, non-tenure track. The appointment will be on a contract basis (term to be negotiated) with the opportunity for renewal. Duties are assigned for a nine-month academic calendar, beginning on August 16 and continue through May 15. There are opportunities to secure summer funding for teaching or research. An academically-qualified faculty member (PhD and research record) would have a normal teaching load of three courses per semester. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA/CREF.

Position Duties:
In addition to teaching duties, service will include: working with student organizations and building relationships with professionals. Clinical faculty must maintain a research record that meets the College’s AACSB Scholarly Academic status. Additional relevant service to the campus and discipline to advance the university towards its goals and provide distinctive contribution to the academic field will be required.

General Information:
As a campus of Washington State University, WSU Vancouver is an integral part of a Tier-1 Research institution. Our campus is located on a 351-acre site and we serve regional commuter students, many of whom are first-in-family to attend college. As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is located in the 4th largest city in the state of Washington and within the 23rd largest U.S. metropolitan area (>2,200,000 residents). Vancouver is known for its mild climate, access to outdoor recreation, and is adjacent to the Columbia River and Portland, Oregon. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the Carson College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. programs are taught on the Pullman campus).

Additional Information

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Anticipated Start Date 08/16/2018
Tenure Track No
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Appointment Status Temporary
Position Term in Months 9
Monthly Salary Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience
Required Qualifications

Candidates must:
1) Have a PhD or research-oriented DBA in business with a concentration in Finance or related field from an AASCB accredited institution or similarly recognized international program. ABDs with sufficient evidence of degree completion before the hire date and ability to publish will be considered.
2) Demonstrate evidence of overall teaching excellence (supported by teaching evaluations) and excellence in teaching the introductory finance course.
3) Demonstrate the ability to publish in quality finance journals and maintain AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) status within the Carson College of Business guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate:
1) Experience teaching among courses focusing on corporate finance, financial institutions, international finance and/or other finance electives will be valued.
2) Relevant industry experience to support teaching and service.
3) Community outreach. Connecting our students with local employers and internships or coordinating our finance program with community and employer needs will be valued.
4) Knowledge and ability to contribute to the equity and diversity mission as demonstrated by the submission of a statement on contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Background Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Type of Recruitment Open Recruitment
Posting Open Date 10/01/2017
Screening Begin Date 11/01/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To Apply:

Complete the online application and include the following:
- A cover letter addressing each of the minimum and each of the preferred qualifications. Additionally, include a Statement on Equity and Diversity contributions (https://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/sites/admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/files/Diversity%20Statement%20Guidelines.pdf).
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching evaluations for all courses taught over prior three years or teaching experience if less than three years
- Provide the names and email addresses of individuals (minimum of 3) who have agreed to serve as references. References will be contacted immediately upon submission of your on-line application. If you have a reference letter to submit (written within one year) please us “other” to upload the document.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until finalists are identified.

For information regarding the application process, please contact, Human Resources at: diane.laya@wsu.edu

For information regarding this position, contact Dr. Claire Latham, Search Committee Chair at: clatham@wsu.edu

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Posting Number 20152301F

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Other