Adjunct Faculty: Business Administration (Finance)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: 743999840706822
The Department of Business Administration at Augsburg University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions to teach Finance courses beginning January 13, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level - in particular, FIN 331 (Financial Management). The immediate opening is for a Monday, Wednesday, and Friday class which meets from 12:30 to 1:40 p.m. In general, our greatest need is for faculty who are able to teach during the day. The usual course load is one to two courses per academic semester. Resumes will be kept on file for possible future openings.
Pay for each course begins at $4750 and requires 12 to 15 hours per week, probably at the higher end for candidates who do not have prior teaching experience with these courses. Responsibilities include grading and teaching the class, regular email access for students and office hours as needed. Course syllabus, textbook and shared office space are provided.
Augsburg's Business Department stresses active, experiential learning and is now housed in our newest building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business and Religion. Faculty and students work with local businesses and nonprofits on projects both for classes and as internships or field studies. Our location in Minneapolis provides broad ranging opportunities for collaboration with industry partners as well as colleagues at the numerous colleges and universities in the Twin Cities.
Requirements include a master's degree in finance or related field, or an MBA with finance industry experience. A CFA is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and a degree from an AACSB accredited institution.
To apply, please upload cover letter and curriculum vita. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in the search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Applications will be reviewed immediately until positions are filled.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes. The University's Mission Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings. The CampusLocated in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic programs. Augsburg...’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.