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Assistant Professor, Finance, Economics & Accounting

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Assistant Professor, Finance, Economics, & Accounting

The Department of Finance, Economics, and Accounting of Jacksonville State University’s College of Business and Industry is seeking to hire a scholar for an Assistant Professor.

The Assistant Professor, Finance Economics and Accounting is responsible for facilitating student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening.

The College of Business and Industry is comprised of three professionally oriented academic areas - The Departments of Business, The Department of Communication, and The Department of Applied Engineering. The Departments of Business are The Department of Finance, Economics, & Accounting and The Lyons & Co., Inc. Department of Management & Marketing.  The Departments of Business are accredited by AACSB. Our goal is to provide our students quality internships and employment opportunities. We are committed to continuously improving the quality of our academic programs, our student support services, and our partnership networks with local and regional professional communities.

The department has academically diverse, teaching-oriented, full-time faculty members who provide instruction, research, and service in their respective disciplines of finance, economics, accounting, statistics, real estate, and business law. We offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with majors in finance, economics, and accounting. The Department also offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in economics.

Our faculty are actively engaged in academic research and service activities that support our mission of the highest possible instructional quality. The faculty are deeply committed to quality programs and the success of our students.

This position is for a tenure track assistant professor with an anticipated start date of August 14, 2023. Applicants for this position must possess the following:

  • Doctorate or terminal degree in Finance, or related field.
  • Accomplishments sufficient to indicate the ability to meet requirements of the rank of Assistant Professor at JSU in teaching, service, and scholarly publications, including completing 18 hours of coursework in Finance.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 61 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to the JSU Strategic Plan home page.

Academically JSU offers 101 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

Review of applications will begin when the posting closes on April 14, 2023.

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