Description: Walsh University and its growing DeVille School of Business invites applications (rank open) for a tenure-track position in the finance discipline beginning the fall of 2019. The preferred candidate will hold an earned terminal degree (PhD, DBA) with a specialty in finance or a confirmed dissertation date from an institution accredited by AACSB International prior to the intended start-date. The successful candidate should be experienced and comfortable teaching in an environment that includes a global perspective as well as integrated and experiential learning pedagogy.
Walsh University is a Catholic Institution which offers liberal arts undergraduate, graduate and adult completion programs and is dedicated to educating its students to become leaders in service to others through a value-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The DeVille School of Business recently completed a total curriculum redesign of its undergraduate and MBAcurricula. In 2015, the DeVille School of Business introduced a new finance major that was developed in consultation with professionals in the finance industry and consistent with current market conditions.
Reporting directly to the Dean, the successful candidate will play a vital role in the design and instruction of courses in both the undergraduate and MBA programs of the DeVille School of Business at Walsh University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to design and teach finance major courses for the new finance major. The successful candidate will engage in teaching-related responsibilities and duties which include but are not limited to:
• Instructing 18 credit hours, 9 credit hours in each of the fall and spring semesters distributed across the undergraduate and MBA programs, along with an appropriate release for scholarship
• Teaching, developing, and revising courses and curriculum for graduate and undergraduate programs
• Participating in assurance of learning
• Attending and actively participating in general activities of the DeVille School of Business
• Actively engaging in ongoing professional development in their field of instruction
The successful candidate will provide an agenda for pursuing scholarly research consistent with Boyer’s Model, with the University and DeVille School of Business missions, and with AACSB expectations. The successful candidate will show evidence of, or demonstrate potential for, published research in professional journals and/or other appropriate scholarly artifacts, including presenting at conferences of professional associations.
The successful candidate will engage in service activities which include but are not limited to providing professional assistance to the profession, community, University, and DeVille School of Business in accordance with his/her professional acumen and breadth of experience, and will attend and actively participate in University governance activities. The successful candidate will also be actively involved with the University’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio (SMIP), which is a student-managed fund of over $350,000 of the University endowment.