The Department of Accounting and Finance (ACFN) in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks applicants for one full-time, nine-month finance instructor position beginning August 15, 2021.
Finance position – instructor: Candidates must have earned a Master's Degree in Finance or MBA from an AACSB-accredited school, hold active professional certification (e.g., CFA, CFP), and have related experience. Evidence of prior excellence in teaching in higher education is required. Primary teaching assignments include Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Investments and/or Real Estate, and include management and delivery of both traditional classroom courses (day and evening) and online courses. Candidates should have a desire to work closely with students in various roles including as a faculty advisor of one of our thriving student organizations.
The expected starting date of the appointment is August 15, 2021. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. The Search Committee invites applications (a letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation from three references) to be submitted electronically at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/6240. The general application deadline is May 1, 2021. Contact Dr. Ryan Davis, Search Committee Chair, with any questions regarding the position (email email@example.com). Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
The Accounting and Finance Department includes 17 faculty members and 7 full-time instructors, covering two majors and supporting both the MBA program and the business core. The finance program offers an undergraduate degree. Graduate-level finance courses are also taught in the MBA program. All degree programs are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Degree programs are offered on campus (day and evening classes) and online.
UAB's Collat School of Business is accredited at the highest levels, including Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and AACSB for all business programs as well as a supplemental accreditation for accounting. As one of the leading business schools in the Southeast, the mission of the Collat School of Business is to create and disseminate business knowledge that transforms the lives of students and stakeholders. This is accomplished by leveraging the location advantages for the benefit of the local community, state, and global constituents; and, the business school is well known for its focus on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. As a result, the business school is well-positioned to grow and to contribute to the university's strategic vision.
Located in the heart of Alabama’s business center, UAB's Collat School of Business offers a learning environment with classrooms extending well beyond the walls of the UAB campus. The unique location allows faculty to integrate the practical experiences of the State’s leading companies – from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial startups – into every program offered. Students gain valuable, real-world experience through a wide variety of internships and other opportunities in the business community. The UAB Collat School of Business draws students globally from a variety of educational backgrounds with diverse life experiences who all understand the practical application of education to their careers. The programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever changing needs of the market. Students and faculty each bring a unique cultural, educational, and professional background to the classroom, enriching the experience for everyone.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Accounting and Finance
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Candidates must have earned a Master's Degree in Finance or MBA from an AACSB-accredited school, hold active professional certification (e.g., CFA, CFP), and have related experience. Evidence of prior excellence in teaching in higher education is required. Primary teaching assignments include Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Investments and/or Real Estate, and include management and delivery of both traditional classroom courses (day and evening) and online courses. Candidates should have a desire to work closely with students in various roles including as a faculty advisor of one of our thriving student organizations.
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Internal Number: 6240
About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.
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