Lecturers serve as either part-time or full-time members of the faculty in the School of Business. FTE is determined by the course load. Lecturers are a non-tenure track faculty position. Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and/or graduate courses offered by the School of Business on the Lawrence Campus, Edwards Campus, off campus programs, and/or online programs.
Lecturers serve as participating members of departments and should engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction. Examples include curriculum development committees, course improvement initiatives, and advising. Specific current needs are
Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
80% Teaching. Teach one or more courses in Finance/Economics. Courses may be required or electives, in undergraduate or graduate programs, and range from 1-4 credit hours. Duties include but are not limited to: course preparation, instruction, consultations, and assignment of grades. Lecturers should abide by the area’s, School’s and University’s policies and procedures.
20% Service. Participate in events, meetings, committees, and/or leadership roles as needed to support the Area, School, and University. Specific duties will vary by individual. Examples include leadership of student organizations, advising, attendance at school events, and working on curricular or other committees.
A Master of Finance/Economics or related field.
A demonstrated record of teaching in an academic setting or a record of mentorship, leadership or training experience in a professional setting.
A Ph.D. in finance/economics or related field.
A strong record of professional experience in finance/economics or related field.
A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching courses in finance/economics.
Ability to design and deliver new courses successfully.
Strong ties to the finance/economics professional community as demonstrated by employment or consulting activities.
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A complete application requires: 1) on-line application; 2) current resume; 3) a cover letter; 4) complete contact information for three professional references.
Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.