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Assistant/Associate Professor - Banking & Finance

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Northern State University
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Banking & Finance
Posting Number F00044P
Department NSU-Finance & Economics
Physical Location of Position (City) Aberdeen
Posting Text

Department: Banking and Financial Services
College/School: College of Business
Rank/Title: Assistant/ Associate Professor, Tenure Track
Job Summary/Basic Function: Northern State University, Department of Banking and Financial Services ( and ( in Aberdeen SD invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/ Associate rank. The Department of Banking and Financial Services is committed to academic excellence and diversity within our faculty, staff, and student body.

The Department of Banking and Financial Services at NSU offers a full range of academic degree programs including Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services.

The NSU Department of Banking and Financial Services programs is one of only two degree programs in banking offered by accredited institutions in the US. Our faculty exhibit expertise in a host of banking and financial services disciplines, and the department is separately accredited by ACBSP.

The anticipated starting date is September 2018 and the position is subject to availability of funds. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed. The salary range is ACBSP competitive. For additional information, please contact our Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sara Schmidt:
Northern State University is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Northern State University immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold Doctorate in Finance (or equivalent) or a Juris Doctor with banking experience and demonstrate excellence in teaching and a desire to publish in top tier journals. Appropriately, qualified candidates will be considered for position, which is an annual renewable appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work with and mentor students and professional or managerial experience in banking and/or financial services. A PhD, JD or DBA is preferred

Posting Date 10/25/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/15/2017
Advertised Salary
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Proposed Rank Assistant Professor
Work Hours


Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Northern State University is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. For the past four years, NSU has been named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the Midwest. NSU School of Business is fully accredited HLC and ACBSP. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern S.D. The city has a population of approximately 25,000 people and is a retail hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region.

Affirmative Action Statement

Northern State University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Diversity Statement

Northern State University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At NSU, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

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  1. Resume
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