Assistant Professor of Finance

Company Name:
Loras College
Assistant Professor of Finance
Location: Dubuque, IA
Salary Range: To be discussed at time of interview
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Benefits: Full Time, Faculty benefits
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Finance
POSITION SUMMARY. The Loras College Division of Business Administration invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Finance available August 2014. The teaching load is 21 hours/credits per academic year, delivering undergraduate business courses. The courses taught will depend on the candidate''s areas of expertise and division and college needs. Possible courses may include: Introduction to Financial Management, Intermediate Financial Management, Investments, Portfolio Applications, Insurance, Personal Finance, Financial Institutions and Business Seminar. Additionally, faculty members are expected to contribute by offering courses in the interdisciplinary general education curriculum. The successful candidate will be an individual interested in and committed to undergraduate teaching.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Ph.D or DBA with an emphasis in finance preferred; MBA in finance will be considered; CFA/CFP designation desirable along with undergraduate teaching experience.
COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, tuition remission program, family membership in Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.
DIVISION OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. There are fourteen full-time faculty in the division providing majors in the following areas: Accounting, Business, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Analytics.
THE COLLEGE.Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution with pre-professional and career preparation and dedicated to high academic, ethical and moral standards. The student body consists of approximately 1,600 students, with over 90 percent full-time undergraduates. Candidates will be expected to support the mission of the College and respect the College''s Catholic tradition. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.
THE COMMUNITY.Loras College''s 60 acre campus is located on one of Dubuque''s highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, about three hours west of Chicago. Dubuque''s population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque''s unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.
APPLICATION DEADLINE. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until April 30th. For additional information contact: Dr. Doug Gambrall, Chair of Finance Search Committee at or douglas. .
APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must goto: apply. Please upload: your letter of application and curriculum vitae. Have three letters of recommendation mailed directly to: Doug Gambrall, c/o Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista St., Dubuque, IA 52001. Finalists will need to pass a detailed background check before an offer is extended.
AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please visit Loras at: additional information about Loras College.

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