Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance/Real Estate Job Opening

Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance/Real Estate

The University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
Category: Controller

Position Description

The School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi invites applications for a permanent non-tenure track instructional faculty position in Finance to teach online and traditional courses in corporate finance and real estate. The latest start date is August 15, 2019, but can be as early as May 15, 2019, to allow time to prepare classes for the fall semester.


Duties: Teach one live and one online section of Essentials of Finance per fall and spring semesters using the live class to create lecture-captured content for the online section of the same course; create and deliver a fully online Principles of Real Estate course which can be taught in a live setting in the 2019 Fall semester to allow time to develop the online course for initial delivery in the 2020 Spring semester and thereafter; teach other undergraduate courses in finance or real estate as assigned; engage in research sufficient to produce at least two publications in refereed journals in a 5-year rolling period (may be co-authored); perform duties assigned by the Dean and department Chair. The normal teaching load for this position is 4/3 (12 credit hours in one semester and 9 credit hours in the other, Fall and Spring) with the option to teach summer courses for additional pay subject to course and funding availability.

Position Details

Appointment: 9 Month

Assignment Type: Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered for this position, the applicant must have an earned doctorate degree (or hold ABD status with expected degree completion prior to August, 2019) from an AACSB accredited Finance or Real Estate program with experience in traditional classroom and online course creation and delivery. Candidates must possess a record of effective teaching. No candidate will be considered who does not meet the departmental AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics (SA) at the undergraduate level (at least two publications in refereed journals in a 5-year rolling period).

Application Procedures

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and evidence of effective teaching. At least three references will be required from candidates invited to campus. For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Van Ness, 253 Holman Hall, School of Business Administration, PO Box 1848, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848 ([email protected]).

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.


Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.


Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information