The Department of Finance at the Opus College of Business, University of Saint Thomas, MN, invites applications for a Limited Term faculty position (initial one year term, renewable up to 5 years) beginning Fall 2020. The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
Candidates with expertise in all areas of Finance are welcome to apply. The department offers courses in the undergraduate business program and several master’s programs in business, so there are multiple opportunities for teaching. Current needs are greatest for courses in investments, introductory finance, and undergraduate finance electives. The typical teaching load for this position consists of three courses (generally two preparations) per semester.
The Department of Finance actively works to attract, retain, and develop faculty from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.
St. Thomas is located in the vibrant Minneapolis-St Paul area, one of the nation’s top 25 metro areas. Combine that with a visible corporate presence of 17 Fortune 500 headquarters plus a diversified list of other companies with offices in the metro area, and you have a very strong, supportive business community that attracts bright, talented, people. In fact, a recent study found the Minneapolis St. Paul metro area population grew nearly 8% from 2010 – 2017.
A Ph.D. or master’s in Finance or a related discipline is required for this position. A Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates who are ABD with the Ph.D. substantially completed before September 1, 2020 will be considered. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and either a demonstrated capacity to engage in scholarly research or substantial professional experience in finance. Experience teaching finance and an active research record are preferred.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants must apply on-line at www.stthomas.edu/jobs providing 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a list of 3 references, and 4) a written statement of teaching philosophy and a statement on research interests or professional experience. More information about the Opus College of Business is at www.stthomas.edu/business/ .