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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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Description

The Department of Finance and Commercial Law in the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in finance at the assistant or associate professor level beginning August 2023. Teaching expertise in corporate finance, global financial markets and/or computer applications in finance (primarily Excel) is preferred. An interest in the area of financial planning is also desirable. The ideal candidate will have an established record or strong potential for high quality innovative teaching, publishable research, and service to the University and/or community. 

The Department of Finance and Commercial Law offers majors in Finance, Personal Financial Planning and Business Law, with total major enrollment of about 550 students. The personal financial planning major is certified by the CFP® Board. The Haworth College of Business offers 18 majors and is the academic home to nearly 3,000 undergraduate students. Another 235 students are enrolled in the MBA and M.S.A. programs. The Department of Finance and Commercial Law is offering an MS in Finance beginning Fall 2022. The college is accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by AACSB International.

 Western Michigan University (WMU) has an enrollment of over 16,500 students. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities.

 WMU is located in Kalamazoo, which is midway between Chicago and Detroit (about 140 miles from each). Kalamazoo County, with population just over 250,000, has over 450 restaurants, 83 lakes with public access and 22 public golf courses. The area has a wealth of cultural offerings, with numerous festivals, over ten live performance theatres and several museums. The Kalamazoo Promise, a scholarship program for Kalamazoo Public High School graduates, received national attention for its generosity and for its innovative approach to economic development. Southwest Michigan is home to several large employers, including Kellogg’s, Pfizer, and Stryker.

Interviews will be scheduled at the FMA meetings in Atlanta, GA in October 2022. Applications must be submitted through the university’s web site at  wmich.edu/hr/jobs posting #0606176, where additional information and application procedures can be found. Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter that expresses the applicant's interest in the position; 2) a vita; 3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; 4) a single file with the following three items: (a) a brief statement that describes teaching philosophy and research interests; (b) summary information on courses taught and student evaluations; and (c) recent working papers or publications. For more information, please email Dr. Jim DeMello at james.demello@wmich.edu.

 Western Michigan University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer consistent with applicable federal and state law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.



Requirements

A Ph.D. in finance or financial planning is required, although ABDs who are expected to complete their degrees by the position start date will also be considered. 

Salary is competitive, with a generous benefits package.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63032675
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Western Michigan University
  • Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance
  • Industry: Education / Teaching / Administration
  • Job Function: Finance Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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