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Lecturer - Finance and Business Law

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Lecturer - Finance and Business Law
Official Title: Lecturer
Employment Class: Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $72,000-$85,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Academic Year, Fixed Term-Terminal
Position Summary:

The primary teaching responsibilities would be in the finance area for the undergraduate program. The instructor must be able to teach the following two courses: Finance 331 Essentials of Finance and Finance 335 International Business Finance. The instructor should be able to teach some of the following courses: Finance 340 Risk Management and Insurance; Finance 334 Investment Management; Finance 351 Financial Planning and Risk Management; Finance 445 Insurance Company Operations. The instructor must be able to prepare and hold classes in the following course delivery methods: face-to-face; hybrid; and online. Teaching involves evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, holding office hours, mentoring students, and advising students. Full-time lecturers provide some service to the department (e.g., advising student clubs, committee assignments, and curriculum development). Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Teaching is the primary mission of UW Oshkosh and full-time lecturers must maintain professional qualifications necessary for accreditation.


50% Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction for one or more courses, including assessment of student performance.

15% Serves as an initial point of contact for students as it relates to specific course or series content and expectations.

10% Develops instructional design and curriculum relevant to a course of instruction.

10% Engages in professional development to insure their qualifications are consistent with Department, College and University standards.

15% Provides service to the department and college.


· A Master’s Degree in Business, Ph.D. in Finance, or D.B.A. in Finance from an AACSB-accredited institution or from an institution with commensurate credentials;

· Nine credits of graduate level coursework in finance from an AACSB-accredited institution or from an institution with commensurate credentials or industry experience having significant finance responsibilities;

· A record of excellence in teaching or potential for excellence in teaching in finance;

· A record of professional experiences and/or professional development activities demonstrating expertise in finance;

· Ability to work collaboratively.

· Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion


· Demonstrated willingness and ability to support collegial and inclusive work environment.

· Demonstrated willingness to provide service to the department, college, university, profession, and community.

· Excellent academic performance (e.g., grades, awards).

· Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and/or Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

1. Letter of application

​ 2.Curriculum vitae

​ 3. Brief statement of teaching philosophy 

​ 4. Brief statement of research, professional development, and/or service interests

​ 5. List of three professional references who may be contacted for recommendations

​ 6. Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended 


For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by January 19, 2021, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or