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Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Finance
W.A. Franke College of Business in the Flagstaff, Arizona
 
 
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Date Posted October 13, 2019
Category
Graduate Business School -Faculty
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

Job Description

 

 

The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona invites applications for multiple tenure-track or tenured positions in Finance (including new certificate programs in Risk Management/Insurance and Personal Financial Planning) to begin August 2020. Applicants at the Associate and Full levels may apply for W. A. Franke Professorships when vacant (these professorships involve a research stipend and course release).

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

For the rank of Assistant Professor:

  • Doctorate in home discipline or closely related field from an accredited institution; however, ABDs will be considered but will be appointed at the rank of instructor until degree is completed. The doctorate must be completed within one year of date of hire.

  • One year full-time teaching experience (or the equivalent in part-time teaching) in relevant coursework as shown by provision of teaching evaluations.

  • A research background sufficient for qualification as a Scholarly Academic per the AACSB and FCB Conditions of Faculty Service.

For the rank of Associate and Full Professor:

  • Doctorate in home discipline or closely related field from an accredited institution.

  • Five years' full-time teaching experience (ten years for Full Professor positions) in relevant coursework as shown by provision of teaching evaluations.

  • An active research agenda targeting refereed journals consistent with FCB faculty appointment criteria.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

 

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

  • Demonstrated success in, and continuing commitment to, publication of scholarly work;

  • Ability to teach introductory level classes and proficiency in at least two of these five areas:  Corporate, Investments, International, Risk Management/Insurance, Personal Financial Planning.

  • CFA, CLU, CFP, ChFC, or other professional certification.

  • Desire to work with other faculty to create and implement innovative curricula and learning approaches including adapting classes for online course delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability or desire to teach and/or research in tandem with other faculty or team members.

  • Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in working with diverse constituencies.

 

General Information

 

 

Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.

Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.

 

 

Background Information

 

 

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following:  a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment.  You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Finally, each year the Northern Arizona University Police Department releases an annual security report.  The report is a result of the federal law known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements that address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses.  The report contains three years of data for Clery reportable crime statistics for the campus along with the most current year’s Fire Safety Report, which includes policy statements and fire statistics for Flagstaff on-campus student housing. 

The report may be viewed at nau.edu/clery or by visiting the NAUPD website.  A printed copy of the report is available upon request by contacting the NAU Police Department, Records Department at (928)523-8884 or by visiting the department at Building 98A on the NAU Mountain Campus.

 

Salary

 

 

Commensurate with experience.

 

Benefits

 

 

This is a Faculty (FAC) position.  NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members.  More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan).  Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment.  The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment.  More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page

 

Submission Deadline

 

 

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2019.

 

How to Apply

 

 

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604406, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; and (5) names and contact information for three references.  Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website  or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

 

FLSA Status

 

 

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

 

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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