Open Rank

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 122640
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Open Rank
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1
Unit: BMGT-Finance
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Finance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park seeks to hire Non-Tenure Track Professional Faculty. Rank is open. The appointments will be at the level of lecturer, Professor of the Practice, or Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor. The starting date will be in August 2017 or sooner. Applicants are expected to develop and teach high quality courses to undergraduates, MBA, and specialty masters students, to engage with the appropriate business communities, and to help with aspects of program administration such as admissions, student advising, and placement. The mix of these responsibilities differs across the ranks and can vary over time. Candidates for the Professor of the Practice position are expected to have the greatest external visibility while candidates for the Lecturer position are expected to have a primary focus on course delivery and development and assist with program administration.
One of 12 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Robert H. Smith School of Business is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. A comprehensive business school, Smith offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, M.S., Executive MBA, PhD, and non-degree executive education programs as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school is consistently ranked among the top business schools by leading business publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants are expected to demonstrate excellent teaching skills in a relevant area of Finance.


All applicants are expected to have excellent teaching skills in a relevant area of Finance. Candidates for the Assistant/Associate/ Full Clinical Professor positions must have a terminal degree in a related field and be visible in the business community.
Candidates for the Professor of Practice position should have a terminal degree in a related field or equivalent stature by virtue of experience. Additionally, they should have a record of extensive accomplishment in business.
The ideal candidate for Lecturer will have a terminal degree in a related field with relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level. Prior teaching in a top ranked business school is preferred.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 12/21/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/24/2017
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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