Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is seeking to hire an assistant/associate/full professor of finance.This is a full time probationary (tenure track) position within the Department of Economics and Finance and will start on August 15, 2024.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Unlimited
Faculty members are expected to:
Demonstrate the ability to teach courses in finance at undergraduate and graduate level and, depending on interest and expertise, other courses in the department such as risk management and insurance, and real estate, to a diverse, contemporary student population and contribute to meaningful assessment of student learning.
Engage in scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or research.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance.
Engage in service to the university and community.
Demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student body by delivering a student-centered education and using approaches that support equitable outcomes for all students.
A Ph.D. or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in finance or financial economics. ABDs with expected completion by August 15, 2024 will also be considered.
Career goals aligned with university vision and objectives.
Demonstrated potential for success in teaching and professional service activities.
A plan for scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or research in the specified discipline(s), or related disciplines.
Effective Communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an institution with a culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse workforce and student population.
Demonstrated ability and desire to work collegially with faculty and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Demonstrated effectiveness teaching at a post-secondary level.
Demonstrated professional development and engagement specifically related to teaching effectiveness.
Demonstrated experiences in community engagement.
Demonstrated record of refereed journal publications in finance or related fields proportional to the years since completion of Ph.D. or equivalent at a level expected by accreditation agencies.
Demonstrated ability and desire to be a teacher-scholar who actively engages in research, and through that provides benefits to students in terms of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate research opportunities and curriculum development.
Demonstrated ability and desire to develop and teach courses in field of financial technology (FinTech).
Demonstrated ability and interest in teaching courses in risk management and insurance and/or real estate.
Experience developing course curricula at a post-secondary institution.
Demonstrated contributions to assessment of student learning at a post-secondary institution.
Professional development and/or expertise in culturally responsive pedagogy, anti-racist pedagogy, and/or universal design.
Experience as an academic advisor for students at post-secondary institution.
Professional experience in finance or related area outside academia.
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We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff, and students of Metro State will reflect the area's rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.
Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive, and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and empower our students to change the world their way, pursing and applying knowledge to create a better future for our communities. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and applied doctoral degrees. We equip our diverse, contemporary learners with the knowledge, communication and critical thinking skills, and information literacy to analyze and resolve the problems of today and tomorrow through high quality liberal arts, professional, and graduate education.
Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, most recently in 2023. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, our employees serve more than 9,000 diverse, contemporary learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area or take their courses wherever they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.