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Assistant Professor, Finance (35859)
Northern Illinois University


Date Posted Sep. 7, 2022
Title Assistant Professor, Finance (35859)
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Finance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Finance
 
 

The Assistant Professor will be responsible for carrying a 15-hour annual teaching load of FinTech courses at the bachelor and/or Master level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities include – but are not limited to – providing excellent teaching to undergraduate and/or graduate students; productively engaging in scholarly activities; positively contributing to committee service within the department, college, and university; participating in student mentorship, research, recruitment and retention initiatives; and establishing partnerships with professional organizations within both the Illinois region and nationwide.

Minimum Required Qualifications
1. Ph.D. in Finance, Computational Finance, Financial Engineering, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely-related field from an accredited institution.
- Candidates with non-finance degrees should have demonstrated competence in areas at the intersection of finance and technology.
- While applicants who are dissertation candidates (ABD) will be considered, contracts will be contingent on doctorate degree completion.
2. Strong written communication skills

Additional Requirements
- Relevant professional work experience in banking, finance, Fintech or related areas; and those with a productive high-quality research agenda, a record of professional service, and evidence of student-focused activities.
- Proven or potential excellence in teaching FinTech, quantitative and computational finance, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, machine learning, programming, e-payment, robo-advising, regulation, and data privacy and security.
- Knowledge and desire to teach in areas that complement both the Department’s current and expected future programs and existing faculty members’ expertise.
- Ability and willingness to contribute to promoting a collegial environment in which faculty and staff support each other and their students.
- Ability and willingness to embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunities to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high-quality education and hands-on involvement in research and community engagement
- Strong oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
- Demonstrated successful prior experience teaching in the position’s area of focus;
- Relevant professional work experience in banking, finance, Fintech or related areas;
- A productive high-quality research agenda, a record of professional service, and evidence of student-focused activities;
- Interest in making NIU their long-term home

 
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