Associate Professor (Finance) at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)

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American University of Nigeria (AUN) was Founded in 2004 and also is a private university in northeastern Nigeria that offers the American style of higher education programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.

American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting candidates for an Associate Professor (Finance).

JOB TITLE: Associate Professor (Finance)

JOB LOCATION: Yola, Adamawa
School: Business and Entrepreneurship
Department: Entrepreneurship
Reports to: Dean, SBE

JOB DETAILS:

  • This position will teach both required and elective finance courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research is expected.
  • Areas of teaching emphasis include corporate finance, financial institutions, investments, and international finance.
  • Applicants should be familiar or be comfortable using STATA and/or MATLAB in the classroom. In addition; S/he must exhibit a strong commitment and willingness to engage students within and beyond the walls of the traditional classroom in accordance with the university’s policy and procedure.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course content.
  • Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans
  • Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
  • Use the established learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
  • Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress
  • Be available for student consultation through office hours or scheduled appointments or by phone or email
  • Maintain records of enrolment and attendance, assessments and grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by established deadlines
  • Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery
  • Revise and update course content as needed.
  • Meet with the Dean or Program Chair as needed to discuss all aspects of the course including student progress and curriculum development (may be required to provide input into program development)
  • Submit an annual performance review

Requirements for the Position

  • Hold a PhD degree in a field related to Finance
  • Have at least three years of work experience in higher education after obtaining a PhD – as a teacher and/or researcher
  • Have a proven record of academic publications in good journals
  • Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program and corporate training is expected
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. Accounting, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience of American educational system is a requirement.

Other requirements, abilities fsor the position:

  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
  • Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues
  • Operate computers and other office equipment and technology
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application electronically to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

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Job Features

Job CategoryProfessor
Deadline28th July, 2020.
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