The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for one Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance (non-tenure track), to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in finance. This position has a 9-month service period, is eligible for a multi-year appointment, and begins on September 16, 2021.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a record of involvement, participation, and/or leadership within their pedagogical or practitioner communities that maintains qualification required for accreditation (AACSB) purposes. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory business finance and other advanced courses in an urban-serving campus environment which includes many first-generation college students. The course load varies from 7-8 classes depending on qualifications, experience, and courses taught.
The successful candidate will also assist in the development of curriculum, promote continuous improvement, and actively collaborate with colleagues in service of our school and university's mission.
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million-dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The School's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and Center for Business Analytics offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 777 students in its undergraduate, MBA, Masters in Accounting (MAcc), Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
At a minimum, candidates must have a master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in finance or a similar business-related degree.
Qualifications include at least one year experience teaching finance, developing curriculum, and teaching in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person.
All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/82322 as pdf documents. The application deadline is February 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. Required materials include:
A cover letter describing academic qualifications relating to your experience and teaching effectiveness for this position. Candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
A teaching statement elaborating the applicant's teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach. Applicants' statements should also detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note how their work will further UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight ways in which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the campus.
A curriculum vitae.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
At least three letters of reference.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.