The instructors chosen for these positions will join the Department of Finance, Investment and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB). We seek candidates with the ability to educate high-achieving students enrolled in Finance courses. Lecturers will teach up to six sections of fall and/or spring session undergraduate and/or graduate courses.
We are looking for those who demonstrate strong expertise in Finance concepts developed through industry, research, and/or teaching experience. Highly-qualified candidates will have experience in training or delivery of financial concepts either internal or external to their organization. Experience working with and serving diverse learners is also preferred.
The mission of our Finance program is to prepare students to master 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 as they prepare to become workplace ready. We encourage Lecturers to engage with industry and to build relationships with students, alumni, and external partners.
Facilitates classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction and assists with instructional development and design for a single course or series of courses within an academic discipline to support the delivery of quality instruction. Provides for-credit instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record.
50% Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction for one or more courses, including assessment of student performance
25% Develops instructional design and curriculum relevant to a course of instruction
25% Serves as an initial point of contact for students as it relates to specific course or series content and expectations
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required: - Minimum of 3 years of experience working or teaching in Finance or a related field.
Preferred: - Candidates with a strong commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and master's levels - Candidates with a record of high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment - Candidates with an enthusiasm for collaborative learning environments - Candidates with an interest in educational technologies and innovation - The ideal candidate will have the credentials or expertise to instruct a wide variety of courses in Finance.
Full or Part Time: 10% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 4 month appointment. This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of 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.
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.
How to Apply:
Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position as described along with a comprehensive resume.
Our search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. We will notify all applicants once the search is completed and we have selected a top candidate. As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.