University of Washington Bothell — Assistant Teaching Professor in Finance

Position Overview

Organization: Business
Title: Assistant Teaching Professor in Finance

Position Details

Position Description
The School of Business at the University of Washington Bothell invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Finance effective September 16, 2022. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period and not tenure eligible. The position requires the teaching of eight courses over three academic quarters – Autumn, Winter, Spring. Additional opportunities to teach may be available based on school need. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of Finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be willing to provide service to the university, the business school, and the community. They will teach at both the Bothell and Bellevue locations of the Business school.  Typical teaching assignments include courses like Financial Institutions, Investments, International Finance, and/or Advanced Valuation. Candidates who are interested in research will have access to databases such as CRSP, Compustat, and others provided through WRDS. We offer multi-year contracts and salary is competitive.

University and School Background
Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond. The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 % of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

UW Bothell is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) that participates in the AANAPISI program.  This program provides grants and related assistance to enable MSI to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals.

The UW Bothell School of Business is accredited by AACSB and is deeply committed to the success of its faculty in research, teaching, and service. The School of Business is well known for its undergraduate, MBA and MS Accounting programs. We work closely with industry leaders as well as the smaller, innovative, and rapidly growing companies in software, electronic commerce, medical equipment, biotechnology, electronics, and aerospace. Our programs draw from companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Costco, Amazon, Expedia, Philips, and Starbucks. We also have a facility, the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue, WA. All faculty members in the School of Business should expect to teach at both the Bothell and Bellevue locations. We have a growing Finance club and our students have excelled in CFA research challenges and ethics challenges.

Qualifications
Applicants must have demonstrated teaching expertise in investments or financial institutions or international finance. Candidates should have demonstrated evidence of high-level proficiency in teaching finance courses independently at the university level.

A Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Finance or Business is required, and a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field would be a positive factor for consideration.

Instructions
All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/92742 as pdf documents. The position is open until filled, although complete applications received by October 20th, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Please direct general inquiries to BSsearch@uw.edu.

Required materials include:

  1. A cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for this position.
  2. An updated curriculum vitae.
  3. A teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
  4. A statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The School of Business is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core values of the school.
  5. Complete contact information for at least three references.
  6. Letters of recommendation will be requested for candidates who advance in the application process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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