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Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Business Administration
Augustana University has recently received a sizeable gift to the School of Business to establish the region’s first FinTech Program. The University is now inviting applications for an Associate Professor and Program Director to begin Fall 2022. This Program Director member will become the inaugural leader for this new and innovative undergraduate program in FinTech.
Ideal candidates will hold a terminal degree in finance or in a related field, and candidates who have distinguished professional business experience and hold an MBA or equivalent degree will also be considered. In addition to significant program development and management experience, candidates must also possess strong content knowledge and relevant professional experience. They will help to hire and guide colleagues, learn with and from community partners, collaborate with university leadership, and, most notably serve as a champion for continuous improvement and academic excellence. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and an enthusiasm for fostering strategic and collaborative partnerships within the university as well as with the broader business community.
The successful candidate will have an advanced finance background, with significant experience with FinTech, and will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and leading in an academic environment that blends the liberal arts with pioneering professional programs in business, healthcare, computer science, data analytics, education, and other areas.
Interacting with students, faculty, and administration with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and shared governance must be top values of the candidate.
Application Procedure: Please submit electronically to email@example.com. (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a description of research plans, (4) a statement on your commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana), (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (6) a curriculum vita, (7) a completed Augustana University employment application, (8) and three letters of reference.
For full consideration, candidates should submit all the requested materials prior to April 22, 2022
Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background check.
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Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.