Assistant Professor - Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University-Salina is accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Personal Financial Planning.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of core personal financial planning courses in the undergraduate degree program on the Kansas State University-Salina campus. Teaching load will be four or five undergraduate courses per academic year. The Salina undergraduate teaching load may be reduced to accommodate teaching a graduate course (on the Manhattan campus or via distance education) and serving on graduate student committees. Other responsibilities include developing a research program in personal financial planning, publishing in refereed journals, and providing service to the unit, college, and university.
The Kansas State University-Salina Personal Financial Planning program is a component of the Personal Financial Planning program based on the Kansas State University-Manhattan campus. Overall, the Personal Financial Planning program consists of approximately 60 undergraduate, 40 certificate, 40 masters, and 35 doctoral students. The distance nature of the graduate programs provides for the integration of the successful candidate.
- The candidate will have a Doctorate in Personal Financial Planning, Consumer Economics, Finance, or a closely related field. ABD will be considered.
- The candidate will have the ability to teach core classes in the Personal Financial Planning Program, the ability to work effectively with undergraduate students, and the ability to recruit students and market the Personal Financial Planning Program.
The ideal candidate will satisfy the following preferred requirements:
- CFP certificant
- Accredited Financial Counselor designation
- Active membership in relevant professional organizations, which might include the Financial Planning Association, the American Council on Consumer Interests, and similar organizations
- Professional practice experience in the financial planning/service profession
- Ability to mentor graduate students.
Starting Date: August 17, 2014
Appointment: Nine-month academic year
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000 depending on qualifications.
Candidates interested in this position should electronically submit a letter of application that includes a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, official academic transcripts, and contact information for three current, professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org . Informal inquiries regarding the position should be directed to the Search Chairperson: Ms. Kathy Brockway (email@example.com), Tel: 785.826.2695.
Screening of applications begins December 1, 2013 and continues until the position is filled.
Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background check required.