Teaching or Clinical Professor (Professor of Practice) in Financial Engineering (Open Rank)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Type: Part Time
Required Education: Masters
Academic / College and University
Teaching or Clinical Professor (Professor of Practice) in Financial Engineering (Open Rank) Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering The Grainger College of Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications at any rank (open rank) for a part-time (50-70%) Teaching Professor or Professor of Practice (Clinical Professor) position in the Master of Science in Financial Engineering (MSFE) program. MSFE is a three-semester program (fall, spring, summer internship, fall) offered by the Departments of Finance and Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the Urbana-Champaign campus. The curriculum is drawn from topics in stochastic modeling optimization, computing and computational methods finance, and an applied practicum experience, and is taught by internationally recognized engineering and finance faculty. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching computational and algorithmic courses for the MSFE program, holding office hours, and providing academic advising to a subset of students in the program.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO.
All successful candidates must have at least a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, Computer Science, Business or a related field; a Masters or PhD in these fields is desired. Demonstrated success in developing coursework, teaching effectively, and mentoring/advising students is also required. In addition to teaching qualifications, successful candidates must exhibit exceptional potential in interdisciplinary research. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or service endeavors.
This is a renewable part-time non-tenure track position appointed on a 9-month service basis. The proposed start date is August 16, 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application materials must be submitted online: jobs.illinois.edu. The application package should include the following in a single .pdf file: a) cover letter, b) curriculum vitae, c) teaching statement, d) statement of service, e) diversity statement, f) representative teaching artifacts including syllabi and learning goals, laboratory exercises, and g) names/contact information for three references (no letters). The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2022. Early applications are strongly encouraged as interviews may take place during the application period; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. The proposed start date is August 16, 2022. Questions should be referred to Rachael Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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