Utah State University

Senior Lecturer or Professional Practice Assistant Professor

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 10 months ago(9/10/2021 6:15 PM)
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Jon M Huntsman School of Business
Economics & Finance
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits


The Department of Economics and Finance in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business invites applications for an open position as a non-tenure track Lecturer of any rank, or a Professional Practice Professor of any rank in the area of finance.

This is a nine-month teaching position with an anticipated starting date of January 1, 2022 or August 1, 2022.


The purpose of the Huntsman School is to be a career accelerator for our students and an engine of growth for our community, the state, the nation, and the world. As such, excellent teaching and student mentoring are the highest priority.

  • Excellent teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the topical areas listed above (and in other related areas as needed) is required
  • A strong commitment to one-on-one mentoring of students and building career placement pipelines with top employers is required
  • Advise student clubs, lead career exploration trips, and advise student teams in collegiate team competitions
  • Candidates may be expected to teach and mentor students in the Huntsman School’s premiere honors program (the Huntsman Scholar Program)


● Master’s degree (Lecturer) or a Ph.D. (Professional Practice Professor) in finance or related fields
● Interest and expertise in corporate finance, investments, financial markets, or banking
● Significant and meaningful work experience in the industries above or related fields
● Excellent analytical, quantitative, and communication skills
● Professional credentials associated with the candidate’s field (such as a CFA designation) are also valued

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2) Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

3) Names & contact information of three professional references


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

The purpose of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is to be an engine of growth for our community, the state, the nation, and the world, and to be a career accelerator for our students. https://huntsman.usu.edu/index

Our mission is to develop leaders of distinction in commerce and public affairs. This is built on our four strategic pillars: Analytical Rigor, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Ethical Leadership, and Global Vision.

Our strategic objective is to become the “premier, undergraduate business and economics program in the Intermountain West.” We are pursuing this objective through:

  1. Developing increased financial flexibility
  2. Attracting, developing and retaining the best available talent in our faculty and staff
  3. Developing state-of-the-art facilities
  4. Recruiting and developing the best and the brightest students
  5. Continually innovating in our curricular and co-curricular offerings
  6. Creating, sustaining and hardwiring a culture of excellence throughout the School.

The Department of Economics and Finance is housed in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. This department serves roughly 700 economics and/or finance majors and provides service courses to students throughout the Huntsman School of Business and the broader university community. The department also provides Master of Science programs in economics, financial economics, and data analytics. These degrees are among the most popular on campus. We prepare our undergraduate students to thrive in demanding graduate programs across the country and in careers with industry leaders and government. Faculty in our department are leading experts in their fields and have been honored with numerous teaching, mentoring, and research awards.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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