Friends University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Finance and Economics to begin in fall 2018. This position is a tenure-track, nine month appointment and reports to the Chair of the Division of Business and Information Technology. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D in Finance with supporting education in the area of Economics. The successful applicant will teach Finance and Economics courses – primarily at the undergraduate level – and will provide leadership to the Division of Business and Information Technology with respect to the Finance discipline.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY & THE COMMUNITY
Friends University offers a complement of traditional undergraduate majors, non-traditional adult degree-completion programs, and professional graduate programs. Founded in 1898, the University is situated on a beautiful park-like campus in the heart of Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is a vibrant urban city with all the charms of a small town. Our great community offers something for everyone and is rich in arts, education, leisure, and commercial resources.
Friends University seeks to hire faculty who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence). The mission of the University is:
Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.
EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:
Teach courses in Finance and Economics.
Work with the division to ensure the Finance major is robust and up to date.
Participate in appointed committee assignments, student academic advising, and recruitment activities within the Division.
Demonstrate passion for, and effectiveness in, teaching with a strong commitment to student interaction.
Demonstrate the ability to maintain professional relationships with the business community.
Have a history of practical experience in the field.
Demonstrate the ability to work with students from different backgrounds and in multicultural settings.
Provide evidence of a research agenda.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Finance or a closely related field. Candidates with an anticipated dissertation completion date or several years of post-masters professional experience in the field will also be considered.
Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
Please visit our employment site at www.friends.edu/employment to apply. Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.