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Lecturer in Finance
University of Maine in Orono, Maine
Date Posted 02/01/2021
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Title:
Lecturer in Finance (id:66530)
Maine Business School - OMBS
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Salary Band/Wage Band:
Orono, ME
Statement of the Job:

The Maine Business School (AACSB Accredited) at the University of Maine seeks applicants for a teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, with an anticipated start date of August 30, 2021. This will be a full-time, ongoing appointment, renewed annually based on satisfactory performance. A preference would be for a candidate to have experience or interest in Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, and International Corporate Finance, but other finance or business administration experience or interest is welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective and engaging teacher, to make a strong commitment to the development of innovative curricula, mentor undergraduates in pursuit of their academic and research goals, and to collaborate with colleagues to improve student success. The typical teaching load is four courses per semester at the undergraduate or graduate level. The candidate will be expected to participate in our maintenance of AACSB accreditation. Service to the School, University, and in the Community is expected.

About the University:

The Maine Business School (umaine.edu/business) is an AACSB Accredited institution offering both BSBA and MBA degrees. We currently host four undergraduate majors (Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing) and three concentrations (Business Information Systems, International Business, and Entrepreneurship), as well as several minors. The Graduate School of Business offers both an evening MBA and an online MBA, as well as several concentrations and dual-degree options. The School currently has 30 full-time faculty members and enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.

Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.

Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.


Documented successful college-level teaching is essential for the position. Preference will be given to those applicants with documented participation in teaching activities promoting excellence in student outcomes of learning. A Master’s degree in finance, business administration, financial economics or a related field alongside at least 5 years of professional experience in Finance is required. Preference will be given to candidates with additional years of significant work experience and a CFA or other finance-related credentials. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are valuable for success in this position.

MBS invites teaching faculty to participate as full and equal partners in curriculum development, projects and committees related to the educational mission, and School governance. We support the professional goals and development of teaching faculty, and the University subsidizes faculty enrollment in approved courses.

Other Information:
Increasing the diversity of business education is one of our strategic priorities. Women and those from groups traditionally underrepresented in business education fields are particularly encouraged to apply.

Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: March 1, 2021
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: March 10, 2021
On-site (or virtual visit) interviews to begin no earlier than: March 22, 2021
Tentative start date: August 30, 2021

For questions about the search, please contact search committee support Corey Watson at corey.watson@maine.edu.

Appropriate background checks are required.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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