The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking qualified candidates for the open position, Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance. We invite professionals from industry or academia with expertise in using accounting and financial methods to inform managerial decision making in projects and programs. Individuals with a passion to impart knowledge about how project level accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and cost-benefit analyses can be used to effectively manage projects and programs are invited to apply.
The Heinz College offers a collegial and intellectually stimulating environment. We are looking for an individual or individuals to join our community who is committed to instilling analytical and evidence-based practices to our graduate students and students across Carnegie Mellon University.
Heinz College prepares students to understand and leverage the societal consequences of technological change. Our students are trained to objectively collect and analyze relevant data in pursuit of driving strategy and implementing change. Armed with this unique set of skills, Heinz College graduates are in great demand across all sectors of the economy. The role of Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance is essential in preparing our students to lead through intelligent decision making and action.
Heinz College adheres to four basic principles of being grounded in real-world problem solving; staying ahead of the curve in innovation; nurturing diversity; and developing compassionate leaders. The College, since its founding in 1968 as the School of Urban and Public Affairs, has had a long history of commitment to diversity and inclusion, made ever more relevant in today's world of technology-driven social change.
Faculty on the teaching track at Heinz College are expected to teach an effective teaching load of 72 units, the equivalent of six full semester length classes or twelve half semester length classes (minis) per academic year. This position will be responsible for developing and delivering classes that prepare Heinz graduate students for conducting cost-benefit analyses, financial project tracking, and financial program governance.
Teaching-track appointments typically are made at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, with the possibility of promotion to the ranks of Associate Teaching Professor and Full Teaching Professor. This is a nine or twelve-month teaching track position, with a late 2021 anticipated start date.
We are looking for candidates with proven finance, project management, and talent mentoring skills:
Background in teaching or working in/with academia highly preferred
Domain expertise in one or more of the programmatic areas of Heinz College (Technology, Security, Public Policy, Healthcare, Arts & Entertainment) preferred
Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), quarterly and annual corporate filings, and nonprofit and fund accounting practices required
Ability to develop and deliver relevant coursework in finance to graduate students required
We are especially interested in candidates who share a passion for data-informed management for social good, who can offer an innovative approach to teaching and learning, and can employ outside-the-box, entrepreneurial approaches to active and experiential learning.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.