Assistant Practitioner Professor of Finance

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


A full-time, one-year non-tenure track position with a primary interest in investment and financial management and a secondary interest in risk management or financial planning. The practitioner professor role is comprised of a blend of teaching, research, and service responsibilities based on demonstrated expertise of the candidate in the area of investment and financial management.
The AACSB accredited Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business is housed in the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, a newly renovated 50,000 square foot building. The College, whose undergraduate programs are ranked 69 nationwide by Poets and Quants, offers a wide selection of undergraduate specializations as well as MBA and specialized graduate degrees including the Master of Accounting and the Master of Arts in Financial Economics.
As a Public University for the Public Good, Bowling Green State University is a comprehensive, high research university located in northwestern Ohio committed to driving economic and cultural vitality in the region and beyond. Through innovative teaching, research and creative activities, BGSU fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning community where inspired ideas, knowledge and achievements support the region, state and nation. Supporting student success and outcomes, more than 760 talented and passionate faculty members teach across all majors, with nearly 80% holding terminal degrees in their field. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 17 doctoral programs, 57 master’s programs and a significant number of certificate programs.
Guided by Forward , the BGSU strategic plan, the University’s research and creative activities have resulted in a significant increase in extramural funding over the past several years. Committed to meeting workforce needs, BGSU is investing in in-demand academic programs. The University recently established a School of Nursing , School of Physical Therapy , School of Engineering, School of the Built Environment and School of Aviation. As a national leader in innovative partnerships, BGSU provides comprehensive and connected opportunities for its learning community in and out of the classroom. The University established the first-of-its-kind Resort and Attraction Management (RAAM) program in collaboration with Cedar Fair. BGSU also has strategic partnerships in advanced manufacturing, aviation, forensic science and engineering fields.
For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest that students would choose again. BGSU also holds the Wall Street Journal distinction of being the No. 1 university in Ohio – public or private – for student experience.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include teaching 2 to 3 sections per semester (a total of 15 credit hours over the 9-month contract) of investment and corporate finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including MBA); engaging in active research and collaborating on scholarly research with department faculty; and participating in college and departmental service.
This position is also expected to engage with the Financial Analyst Concentration, which aims to prepare business students to become successful financial management/investment professionals with CFA professional designation. BGSU’s Finance Specialization Program is recognized as CFA Institute’s University Affiliation Program (UAP).

Minimum Qualifications

- Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Finance or a closely related field from AACSB accredited university
- Doctoral Candidates who are completed all but their thesis defense (ABD) with teaching experience in investments will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications
- CFA professional certification in the Finance area
- Teaching experience in Student Managed Investment Fund using Bloomberg database
- Professional experience in the investment industry

Additional Information

Application Materials Required 
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information of three professional references (Letters of reference will be required at a later stage)
- Statements of teaching and research philosophy
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness in Finance
Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned are required for candidates invited for in-person or virtual interviews.
Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.
BGSU policy requires finalist to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment.
Application Deadline 
Screening of applications will begin April 9, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
Salary & Benefits 
Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.
Further Information 
Questions should be directed to Dr. Sung C. Bae ([email protected]), Chair of Department of Finance, Schmidthorst College of Business, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403.
Information about Program and College

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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