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Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Warner Pacific University, Portland, Oregon

Job - Education

Close Date: 01/31/2019

Warner Pacific University’s Mission: Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. In the fall of 2016, more than 57% of our traditional students were racially or ethnically diverse. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary Description: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance is a full-time, benefit eligible position, reporting to the Dean of Business. This role is responsible for teaching classes, developing curriculum, and advising students majoring in finance, accounting, and business at the undergraduate and graduate levels. . The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through publications in finance, participate in various academic conferences, and support research in his/her areas of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the School’s academic programs, with an emphasis on Finance and MBA education, and support the School’s initiatives within the business community.

Essential Functions:

Teach assigned courses preparing students for careers in finance, accounting, and business.
Articulate and model current best practices in teaching, especially related to first generation University students
Advise and mentor students in finance majors
Develop and review curriculum for courses in finance, and related areas, including potential online curricula
Develop and implement assessment tools for finance majors
Keep abreast of current developments in the field of finance, business, and finance education and related areas
Work collegially with faculty, staff, and students
Understand and promote the mission, values, and core themes of Warner Pacific University
Exhibit excellent communication skills in all interactions with faculty, staff, and students
Support and contribute to the implementation of the strategic plan of the university.
Adhere to university policies and procedures.
Demonstrate a commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the university and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
Exhibit commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender and disabilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D., DBA, DM or terminal degree in Business or Finance from an IACBE, ACBSP, or AACSB accredited institution;
Previous teaching experience across multiple delivery modes including full online;
Background in banking, investments, insurance, personal financial planning, real estate, and/or work as a CFO;
Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience at an IACBE, ACBSP, or AACSB accredited institution.
Possess certification as a CPA or CFE
Record of a research agenda related to critical issues in finance or economics.
Record of building productive relationships with business leaders and community partners.
Ability to teach effectively and mentor adult learners as well as traditional students.
Service in positions of leadership in professional organizations.
Physical Demands – Work Environment:

The position is located in a typical office environment. Professional/business casual attire is required.

To Apply:
In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at Click “Apply Now” to complete the online application, and submit the following:
• Resume or Curriculum Vitae
• Cover letter with names/contact information for three professional references
• Response to the posted essay questions.

Warner Pacific University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We, therefore, encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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