Department: IU Northwest School of Business & Economics
Indiana University Northwest invites applications for a full-time, 10-month academic position as Assistant Professor of Finance in the School of Business and Economics to begin August 1, 2019.
The IU Northwest School of Business & Economics employs 16 full-time faculty and its programs are fully accredited by the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International). Faculty are very engaged in teaching and research that is applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty also support the economic development of the region by engaging in mutually beneficial collaborations with local organizations and community members.
Statement of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Finance is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position. The position is responsible for a 12-hour per semester teaching load in finance and related fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels with a course release (3-hours of the 12-hour assignment) each semester to support research.
Indiana University Northwest is a student-centered campus. Teaching is the primary mission of the campus, supported by research and service. The expected teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester in finance and related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities may include face-to-face and online formats, evenings, and some Saturdays. Additional opportunities for summer teaching may be also available. Teaching expectations include course and syllabus preparation, textbook selection, participation in assessment of student learning, working collaboratively with peers on curriculum improvement, and incorporation of high impact teaching strategies that actively engage students. Faculty are expected to encourage student development and participate in activities that extend beyond the classroom such as mentoring, oversight of student clubs, honor societies, etc.
The School of Business and Economics employs the Teacher-Scholar model, placing equal emphasis on teaching and research that is either applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty are expected to pursue an ongoing stream of scholarly/creative activity. Work may include but is not limited to: presenting papers at academic and professional association meetings; publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals or books; pursuing regional and national awards; holding office in a professional organization; participating in panels at regional and national meetings of professional organizations; pursuing grants; serving as part of the editorial review process for academic/professional journals; consulting; contributing to the scholarly growth of one’s peers.
Faculty members are expected to contribute their professional expertise through service to the department, campus and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. Examples include but are not limited to: committee work within the School, campus-wide committees and/or faculty governance; voluntary membership in professional and community-based organizations reasonably related to the discipline; lectures, consultations, or working with local and area agencies and organizations; support and participation in student organization activities.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-credit students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
An earned doctorate in Finance or related field from an accredited institution by August 1, 2019.
Experience teaching at the post-secondary level
Demonstrated scholarly work in the field such as publications and/or presentations
Industry Experience in the discipline
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:
Rajan Selladurai, Chair Search and Screen Committee Indiana University Northwest 3400 Broadway Gary, IN 46408 firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: NW-01-1819
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6953
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.