Collegiate Faculty, Finance


Collegiate Faculty, Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

12-Month Collegiate Faculty

Location: Remote

General Summary:

Contributes to the quality of the program including modeling and demonstrating best teaching practices; teaches students course material as established by the curriculum, develops new material, and evaluates student performance. Represents the second level on the faculty track.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures students receive a top-quality education where students can acquire knowledge, develop learning mastery, and strengthen career skills. Mentors, coaches, and facilitates student learning.  Teaches a specified number of courses each year.
  • Assesses student performance and progress. Demonstrates and models highly effective teaching practices.
  • Works with the program chair and other faculty to ensure the broader program meets student needs and quality standards including assessments of program standards. Provides updates to the program chair on classroom activities.
  • Consult with the program chair to develop an instructional plan or syllabus for courses and ensures that it meets department and university standards. Identifies, refines, and updates open learning resources.
  • May conduct or assist colleagues in conducting independent research to advance knowledge in the field.
  • May serve on academic or administrative committees and perform other job duties as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DBA, JD, PhD, or other terminal degree in Finance, Economics, or Financial Economics
  • Minimum of five (5) years of academic and/or professional experience. Exceptions to terminal degree may be made for individuals who have additional professional and/or academic experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DBA, JD, PhD, or other terminal degree in Finance
  • Four (4) years of college-level experience teaching business/corporate finance, investments, financial planning, and financial analysis.  Experience in creating and revising content on a Learning Management System, accreditation, and curricular assessment. Graduate teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in teaching new course material in ways that are easy to understand; potential for teaching effectiveness; relevant and effective service and/or professional activity, and/or an outstanding record of scholarship commensurate with UMGC’s mission.
  • Holding relevant industry certifications, and designations (CAIA, CFA, CFP, CGMA, CMA & CPA).  Knowledge and/or experience in FinTech and Financial Analytics.

All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit:

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is committed to helping safeguard the health of its faculty, staff, students, contractors, and guests. Because vaccinations reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2-the virus that causes COVID-19-all prospective UMGC faculty (full-time and adjunct) and staff are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated and current with the recommended boosters. As always, operations at our military locations in Europe, Asia, and stateside will follow the guidance of the U.S. Department of Defense and local commands, and may require proof of full vaccination, unless an exception is approved as a reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion. If so, a copy of their Approved Exception Letter must be provided before the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or show proof of exception may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Workplace Accommodations:

The University of Maryland Global Campus Global Campus (UMGC) is committed to creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive working environment for people of all abilities. UMGC is dedicated to the principle that no qualified individual with a disability shall, based on disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of the University, or be subjected to discrimination. For information about UMGC’s Reasonable Workplace Accommodation Policy or to request an accommodation, applicants/candidates can contact Employee Accommodations via email at 

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