University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 240308

Position Summary:
The instructor chosen for this position will join the Department of Finance, Investment and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB). We seek candidates with the ability to educate high-achieving students enrolled in Finance courses. Lecturers will teach up to six sections of fall and/or spring session undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates strong expertise in Finance concepts developed through industry or research experience. Highly-qualified candidates will have experience in training or delivery of financial concepts either internal or external to their organization. Experience working with and serving diverse learners is also preferred.

The mission of our Finance program is to prepare students to master and apply Finance skills effectively in the contemporary workplace. Lecturers strive to help students achieve stated learning outcomes through both independent content creation and collaboration where appropriate. The Finance curriculum is intentionally sequenced to help students build upon skills year-over-year as they prepare to become workplace ready. We encourage Lecturers to engage with industry and to build relationships with students, alumni and external partners.

Principal duties:
This position will teach undergraduate or graduate course(s) determined by department needs and candidate expertise.

Examples of courses for instruction may include:

300 Introduction to Finance
305 Capital Markets
320 Investment Theory
325 Corporation Finance
330 Derivative Securities
365 Contemporary Topics in Finance (including financial analytics or new future topics)

The Lecturer is responsible for course work preparation in alignment with learning outcomes; original content creation; classroom instruction; holding office hours; and exam preparation, administration, and grading consistent with the policies of the WSB. The Lecturer will also participate in service to the Finance Department and WSB.

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