University of Wisconsin-Madison
POSITION VACANCY LISTING PVL# 232890
Working Title: LECTURER IN FINANCE, INVESTMENT & BANKING
Official title: SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)
Degree and area of specialization:
Master's degree required, Ph.D. preferred, in Finance or in a related discipline.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum 1 year teaching experience or 1 year experience in Finance or a related field. The ideal candidate will have the credentials or expertise to instruct courses in corporate finance, investment banking, investment management or research, wealth management or special topics in Finance.
We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to offer effective instruction in Finance. The instructor chosen for this position will join the Department of Finance, Investment and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB). Lecturers will teach up to six sections of fall and/or spring session undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Finance and Investment Banking.
We are looking for a commitment to collaboration, student-centered learning, inclusion and research-based/applied curriculum design and development. Well-qualified candidates will have experience in course or training development, inclusive design, and/or developing assignments and activities that help all students meet stated learning outcomes. Expertise in Finance through research or industry experience would be an advantage. Experience working with and serving a diverse group of learners or constituents is also preferred.
The mission of our Finance undergraduate program is to prepare students to understand and apply
Finance skills effectively in the contemporary workplace. Lecturers strive to help students achieve stated learning outcomes through both independent content creation and collaboration where appropriate. The Finance curriculum is intentionally sequenced to help students build upon skills year-over-year.
This position will teach undergraduate or graduate course(s) determined by department needs and candidate expertise.
Examples of courses for instruction may include:
300 Introduction to Finance
305 Market Concepts
320 Investment Theory
325 Corporation Finance
330 Derivative Securities
365 Topics in Finance
The Lecturer is responsible for course work preparation in alignment with learning outcomes; classroom instruction; holding office hours; grading of homework; and exam preparation, administration, and grading under the general supervision of the Chair of the Finance Department.
The Lecturer will also participate in service to the Finance Department and WSB.
There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. The FTE for this position has the potential to fluctuate depending on the number of classes taught. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.
Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required
Employee class: Academic Staff
Full time salary rate: Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
Term: This position will end on May 22, 2022
Appointment percent: 33% - 100%
Anticipated begin date: August 23, 2021
Number of positions: 1
975 University Ave
4250 Grainger Hall
Madison, WI 53706-1324
Phone TTY: 608-263-2473
HOW TO APPLY:
Complete the online application, attach a comprehensive resume, and write a cover letter that addresses your qualifications for this position. Your cover letter should demonstrate your written communication skills and highlight the following areas:
- Experience collaborating with colleagues in course development or other learning settings
- Experience designing or facilitating student-centered learning activities (e.g., innovative or experimental activities or programming, teaching in non-traditional classrooms, working in other learning contexts, etc.)
- Experience with and approach to diversity and inclusion, and strategies for classroom inclusion and equality
To ensure consideration, application must be received by: May 5, 2021
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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