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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Finance Professor
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Less than 2 years
Education level:
Doctorate Degree

Clinical Professor of Finance


Special Appointment Clinical Professor of Finance

Department of Finance and Real Estate, Colorado State University


Position:  The Department of Finance and Real Estate in the College of Business at Colorado State University invites applications for a nine-month special appointment clinical professor (non-tenured, with benefits). The normal teaching load for this position is four sections per semester to be determined by the department chair. Although this is a non-tenure track position, the department hopes to attract a candidate who wishes to make a long-term commitment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Summer support via teaching opportunities may also be available, but is not guaranteed. The start date will be August of 2018.  

Qualifications: Required - Candidates must (1) hold a Ph.D. in finance, financial planning, or a related field, or expect completion prior to the start date;  (2) have the demonstrated ability or potential for high quality teaching of multiple finance courses, and (3) have the ability to contribute to departmental service activities in a collegial fashion (such as serving on departmental or college committees, advising student organizations, or serving on honors theses). 

Preferred - Preference will be given to candidates with the following characteristics: (1) potential for superior teaching, especially in financial planning or entrepreneurial finance courses; (2) ability to meet and maintain AACSB academic qualification criteria; and (3) relevant professional certifications (such as the CFP or CFA) and professional experience. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: For full consideration, the completed application must be received by September 22, 2017. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications should be submitted electronically at An application package will consist of: (1) a curriculum vita; (2) a letter of application providing detail on how the candidate meets the qualifications for the position; (3) teaching portfolio, including teaching philosophy, methods, and approaches, and evidence of teaching success or potential for success; (4) three letters of recommendation with contact information. Inquiries and initial applications will be treated confidentially. Application materials, including letters of recommendation, of semifinalist candidates will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Finance and Real Estate. 

General information:  The College of Business at Colorado State University is an AACSB accredited business school offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Finance and Real Estate is one of five departments in the College of Business. The Department has a strong record of teaching and research accomplishments, and expects faculty members to be active in the academic community. The Department currently provides undergraduate concentrations in finance (with options in corporate finance, investments, and real estate), financial planning, and real estate, offers a master program in finance, and participates in other graduate programs of the College. 

The Department currently has 13 tenure-track and 7 non-tenure track faculty. The Department serves approximately 2,300 undergraduate business majors, of which 797 have concentrations in finance, financial planning, or real estate, and approximately 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled in the business minor, 22 graduate students in the Master of Finance program, and about 1,000 M.B.A. students. The M.B.A. is offered in residence and via Colorado State University's accredited distance learning programs. Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research Extensive Institution with a land grant mission serving approximately 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students.   

Fort Collins, a city of approximately 164,200 people, offers ample opportunities for maintaining work life balance. The city is located in the growing Northern Colorado metropolitan area, about one hour north of Denver, with an easy drive to the Rocky Mountain National Park and area ski resorts. Fort Collins consistently ranks high on quality of life measures by numerous publications; more information may be found at

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. 

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. Consistent with that goal, we conduct background investigations as a condition of employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history. 


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