The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for part-time, non-tenure track, adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Instructor/Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020. Approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled in the school's programs. Both the undergraduate and graduate programs are AACSB-International accredited. The school is housed in a state-of-the-art building. There are currently 53 full-time faculty members in four academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA degrees. Regional outreach is accomplished primarily through activities of the Bureau of Business and Economics Research. Additional information about the School and its programs can be found at LSBE's website at
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Assistant Professor if the candidate has a Ph.D. in hand; Instructor otherwise.
APPOINTMENT START DATE: Fall semester appointment begins August 24, 2020; classes begin August 31, 2020; Spring semester appointments begins January 6, 2021; classes begin January 13, 2021.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE: Ongoing
JOB DESCRIPTION: A non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level to teach one or more courses in Finance. The Department of Accounting and Finance is seeking a pool of candidates to fill up to two potential adjunct positions. Being a member of the qualified applicant pool does not ensure a teaching contract will be offered; course offerings, and therefore teaching appointments, will vary with demand and available funding.
DUTIES: The department's current teaching needs are in the area of Finance starting Fall 2020. The candidate must be prepared to teach one or two courses in fall and/or spring semester within the Finance area depending upon the needs of the department and hold regularly scheduled office hours during the semester. Depending upon the department's needs, the course(s) may have to be delivered partially or fully online. Similarly, office hours may also be transitioned to virtual office
hours if needed.
(1) Applicants must have a minimum of a Master's degree in Finance, or an equivalent program from an accredited institution with substantive coursework in Finance, or be ABD (with a minimum of two years of residency as a full-time doctoral student) in the Finance discipline (with substantive coursework in Finance) from an AACSB-International accredited institution or major internationally recognized university.
(2) If the applicant has a Master's degree and is not ABD or PhD in the Finance discipline, the applicant must have work experience that demonstrates active involvement in the finance profession, since the time of the Master's degree completion.
(3) Applicants must meet conditions for one of the four 2013 AACSB faculty qualifications [Scholarly Academic (SA), Practice Academic (PA), Scholarly Practitioner (SP), or Instructional Practitioner (IP)] as defined by LSBE (see )
(4) Applicants must have experience in either training or public speaking within an organized setting or teaching at least one university-level course as instructor or teaching assistant.
(1) PhD from an AACSB-International accredited institution in the Finance discipline.
(2) College-level teaching experience in Finance courses. Demonstrated ability to teach elective
courses at the undergraduate level to a diverse group of students.
(3) Active engagement and involvement within the finance profession.