Georgia State University, Finance

Position ID:GSU-Finance-CLASTPROF [#26432]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Finance
Appl Deadline:2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/27, finished 2024/04/05, listed until 2024/04/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Department of Finance
Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance
The Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) and the Department of Finance invites applications for one or more non-tenure track faculty appointments to be effective Fall Semester 2024. The appointment will be at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, however seasoned candidates with records of excellent classroom instruction and established research programs will be considered for the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. An appointment is renewable annually, but is not limited in duration. An earned doctorate in finance or a related discipline is required from an AACSB-accredited institution (or similarly accredited international university). In addition to classroom instruction, appointees will be expected to engage in the practicum of finance including the supervision of field study courses and corporate sprints, and to conduct research that includes a component pertaining to finance practice, pedagogy or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL). Normal faculty service assignments are expected. 

Direct responsibilities entailed in the position include: 

 • Teaching
The successful candidate will (a) demonstrate the ability to engage in high-level classroom instruction including instilling in students an understanding of the underpinnings of finance and their successful application to effective business decision-making, (b) be adept at instructing a broad spectrum of students including those at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (c) be effective in multiple instructional modalities.
 
 • Service 
The successful candidate will be expected to assume normal faculty service assignments at the unit and college level, as well as engage in activities that promote student success such as advising student case and portfolio management teams and overseeing student organizations. 

 • Research 
The successful candidate will maintain an active research program that includes a component in the areas of finance pedagogy or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL). 

About the Department of Finance. 
The Department and the RCB share the strategic goal of becoming one of the leading business schools at the forefront of transforming business education and research in the areas of financial innovation and entrepreneurship, FinTech, and data analytics. Opportunities for professional growth in these areas are excellent with all faculty provided significant budgets, data support and access to many similarly interested colleagues in the Department and other units in the RCB including the Institute for Insight, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, and the School of Accountancy. 

The Department of Finance organizes and hosts an annual fintech research conference in partnership with the Review of Financial Studies along with an annual boutique conference in conjunction with the RCB’s Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR). RCB was among the first U.S. business schools to operate a FinTech Laboratory. Further, RCB serves as the host institution for the Georgia FinTech Academy, a public-private partnership that brings together Georgia’s fintech business community with all 26 colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia to develop future leaders in the sector through innovative educational programs. The Department values a commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate, MBA, MS and PhD levels. 

Further information about the RCB and the Department of Finance can be found online at https://robinson.gsu.edu/academic-departments/finance/. 

About the J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the ninth largest accredited business school in the United States and the largest graduate business school in the Southeast. For more than 100 years, Robinson has contributed to Atlanta’s impact as a regional, national, and international hub for creativity and innovation.

The vision for the college’s five‐year strategic plan, Accelerate 2025, is “innovation for all.” Our mission is to” prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society. Robinson recognizes the unrivaled potential of free enterprise to improve lives. We design and implement solutions that advance how businesses and markets function to make a world where all citizens prosper.”

Robinson has broken the business school mold by assembling a faculty encompassing business practitioners, researchers, engineers, scientists, and mathematicians. These experts ensure Robinson students build business acumen and sector‐crossing skills in STEM fields, college partners benefit from broader thinking, and collaborate on pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop breakthrough market solutions.

The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, three graduate certificates in innovation, two doctoral programs (a Ph.D. program with 11 areas of study and a Doctor of Business Administration), and 11 undergraduate majors.

It offers a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead, its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership program, and week‐long residencies for high‐performing students on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.

Robinson has broad and deep relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, operations, and social media. The college also is home to discipline‐specific roundtables in financial leadership, human resources, logistics, marketing, and sales.

About Georgia State University

Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta, the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast. Georgia State is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world‐class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.

In the past decade, Georgia State has increased its graduation rate by more than 20 percent, and it is the only major research university (R‐1) to eliminate achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, and income. Georgia State is the only university in the country designated as a Predominantly Black Institution and a Very High Research Activity Institution with an open-access mission through Perimeter College. In addition, the university holds the designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander‐Serving Institution (AANAPISI), which is further evidence of our diverse student population.

In its 2022‐2023 “Best Colleges” edition (released Sept. 12, 2022) U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university.

With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world‐class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing and hundreds of student clubs and organizations. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Comprising 12 colleges and schools, Georgia State has more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the Atlanta Campus — the widest variety in the state. It has 30+ associate degree pathways at five campuses and through the largest online program in the state. The university generates a $2.8 billion annual economic impact on metro Atlanta.

About Atlanta

The Atlanta metropolitan area has a population of 6.1 million and a gross domestic product of $406 billion. Atlanta is the tenth largest economy of cities in the U.S. and the 20th largest in the world. Its economy is considered diverse, with dominant sectors in industries including transportation, aerospace, logistics, healthcare, news and media operations, film and television production, information technology, finance, and biomedical research and public policy.

According to the 2022 Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 list of America’s largest companies based on revenue, 31 companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the Fortune 1,000, of which 17 are Fortune 500 companies. It also is a major transportation hub. Hartsfield‐Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, and the Port of Savannah is the third busiest U.S. port and in the top 30 worldwide. Situated in the Piedmont region of the Southeast, Atlanta has a moderate climate and is said to have the densest urban tree canopy of any major city in North America. 

Further Information and Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and contact information for three professional references.  In addition, in two pages or less, please outline how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia State’s mission and core values, which are described in our strategic plan (https://strategic.gsu.edu/).

Please submit all applications online (preferably in pdf format) at Academicjobsonline.org.  Questions about the position should be directed to Professors Milind Shrikhande and Jonathan Godbey, Co-Chairs of the Recruiting Committee, at financerecruiting@gsu.edu.  Preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2023, but the positions will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  The position is contingent on University budget approval.

Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Further Info:
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Georgia State University
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Department of Finance
35 Broad Street, Suite 1221
Atlanta, GA 30303