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The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who
are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse
backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education.
Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and
welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this
environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety
of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University
embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that
results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and
external communities that it serves.
The Department of Finance within the College of Business at Florida Atlantic
University is searching for two (2) energetic and forward-thinking Finance
instructors. The open positions are at the Instructor level. The anticipated
start date for the positions is for Spring of 2022 but will remain open until
These are non-tenure track appointments primarily emphasizing teaching courses
within the college's MBA, Bachelors, and Master of Science in Finance programs
across a broad Finance curriculum. The positions are ideal appointments for
individuals wishing to concentrate on teaching and related activities such as
mentoring and advising. Instructor positions typically teach eight (8)
courses per academic year with four (4) courses delivered in each semester
(Fall and Spring). Though not perhaps exclusively, these positions will be
significantly employed within the college's Executive Education programs where
the ability to be a highly effective instructor to working professionals is a
critical component of the job. Strong candidates must have compelling evidence
of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant work experience, and excellent oral
and written communication skills. Applicants must be able to provide
instruction in a variety of modalities, including online. Compensation is very
competitive. Depending on student demand and an instructor capacity, overload
compensation may be available for Fall and Spring semesters. Additionally,
Summer compensation and possible overloads are available as well.
FAU COB strives for our students to be academically prepared and business
world ready. The College of business offers students many unique benefits: a
state-of-the-art Trading Room with access to Bloomberg terminals, integrated
classroom and technology-based experiential learning opportunities, and career
and leadership counseling, among other student benefits. Although this is
primarily a teaching position, instructors are expected to engage with and
mentor students helping to connect them to industry and practice. These
positions also require service responsibilities in the areas of outreach to
promote degree programs within the college of business and foster
opportunities between students and local employers. A selected candidate is
required to actively participate in professional activities sufficient to
maintain appropriate qualifications under AACSB standards. The instructor role
has research responsibilities that may consist of publications in practitioner
or scholarly journals, documented professional education experiences, or
participation in professional conferences.
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide
engaging assignments that demonstrate real-world applications of concepts
Utilize a variety of appropriate teaching strategies to promote students'
critical thinking skills and develop instructional material consistent
with course objectives.
Teach assigned courses as specified in the course schedule and contract.
Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and
learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with
those of the institution, texts and readings, assignments and
deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria.
Uses the institution's learning management system (Canvas) to assist in
Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner.
Deliver courses in a professional and engaging manner to working
Maintain currency through professional development and/or intellectual
Earned Doctorate or terminal degree (such as Ph.D. or DBA) from an
accredited institution. ABD candidates who do not hold a terminal degree by
the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of
Certification and/or experience teaching in fully online or hybrid delivery
platforms or remote required.
• Work experience with a financial services firm, an investment institution,
or the corporate finance function of a private or public institution are
preferred as are professional designations such as CFA, CISA, and CFP.
• Demonstrated teaching success in a business school or graduate professional
school is strongly preferred, but not required.
• Prior university teaching experience in Finance with evidence of teaching
• Experience working in Executive Education or continuing education.
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
• An ability to interact effectively with a wide and diverse range of students
Commensurate with Experience
College or Department:
College of Business
Work Days and Hours:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on
the Office of Human Resources' job website (https: // fau.edu/jobs) by
completing the required employment application for this recruitment and
submitting the related documents.
The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In
addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of references, licenses,
certifications of foreign transcripts evaluations if applicable, and copies of
official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your
application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission,
please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the
Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization
belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service
(NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared
from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The
evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application
as with other US-based transcripts.
Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts
from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not
a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable.
Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this
position. This position is subject to funding.
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711