Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business is seeking an Assistant Professor in Finance. Candidates with the ability to teach in areas of corporate finance, derivatives, empirical finance are preferred.
As Canada’s leading distance education and online university, we offer flexibility not only to our students, but to our faculty as well. We are seeking new faculty members who are driven by a passion for quality learning, scholarship and service—factors that have shaped our Faculty, contributed to our programs ranking among the top MBAs in the world (Financial Times, UK), and have resulted in case competition wins at both the undergraduate and masters levels in the last few years.
Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business offers a full range of business degree programs that include a Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Commerce, Masters Diploma in Leadership and Management Development, Masters of Business Administration - the world’s first online MBA launched in 1994 – and a... Doctorate of Business Administration. Athabasca University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) in the United States and is one of the Province of Alberta’s four Comprehensive Academic and Research Institutions (CARI).
Successful candidates will hold a doctorate in Finance and have a combination of demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. The candidate will also hold significant industry experience. Experience with delivery of online learning is preferred and a keen interest in, and willingness to use, this pedagogy is essential. Experience teaching all three levels (undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels) including supervising doctoral students, is an asset. Successful candidates will also be competent in the use of computing technology, demonstrate strong research skills, innovative approaches to teaching, and be able to make significant contributions to the development of the Faculty’s academic programs. Candidates need to have significant industry experience to be able to connect theory to practice in our teaching environment.
The full job profile can be viewed at: Assistant Professor, Finance.
This is an AU Faculty Association, full-time tenure-track position. To discuss your particular situation, and for further information about specific responsibilities regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Deborah Hurst at (780) 418-7522 or via e-mail: [email protected]
Educational credentials will be verified upon hire. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.
Please note that only applications received through our online recruitment system will be accepted. You must include your resume and letter of application when applying, along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Landed Immigrants will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals may be considered.
Athabasca University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity and expressions, and members of visible minorities