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Open Rank Professor of Practice

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061

Job Description

Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech seeks a highly qualified candidate for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice in Finance beginning in Fall 2024, which will be housed at the Innovation Campus in the Washington D.C. metro area. Duties will include graduate level teaching, curricular, and program development. The selected candidate will teach 9-12 credit hours each semester. Duties will include teaching various courses in finance, including but not limited to managerial economics, principles of finance, international finance, investments, corporate finance, and others as needed.

While the primary mode of instruction is in class teaching, from time-to-time online classes may be taught upon request by the department. Other duties may include participating in departmental committees, activities including advising and mentoring students, and participating in department and professional service as assigned by the department head. This position is renewed annually, based on performance. While the position does not offer tenure, it does offer a promotion path with the potential of increasingly longer-term contracts.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching, a teaching statement and contact information for three references.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have experience teaching Finance curriculum or experience within the finance industry.

An MBA or Master of Science in Finance or a related field is required.

Candidates must be committed to pursuing teaching excellence, experience interacting with a diverse student population and excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Finance

Chartered Financial Advisor (CFA) designation

Substantial experience teaching graduate level courses and/or leading and managing in a professional environment

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

January 14, 2024

Additional Information

Please be sure to submit all supplemental application documents requested for your application to be considered complete. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

This position will be based out of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, VA.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Confidential communications, such as letters of recommendation or supplemental application documents, may be emailed to to be added to your application file.

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