Assistant Professor of Practice in Finance

Sam Houston State University

Job Description

Named after Texas' legendary hero, General Sam Houston, the university boasts a rich historical legacy that resonates with the spirit of Texas, which provides a balance between a peaceful, natural setting and proximity to urban amenities. With a student population of over 21,000, SHSU offers a vibrant and dynamic community. SHSU has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and just an hour drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging.

SHSU offers compelling options for individuals seeking a fulfilling and impactful career including a superior benefit package, competitive salaries and a flexible work environment fostering work/life balance. SHSU offers programs that support a healthy work-life balance, contributing to employee well-being and job satisfaction, as well as, professional development opportunities with our educational assistance and dependent assistance programs.

Position Information


This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.


Position Title
Assistant Professor of Practice in Finance


Assistant Professor of Practice

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category

Position Type
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College of Business Administration

Dept of Finance & Banking

Open Date

Refer Applicants To


Contact Name
Dr. Mary Funck

Search Committee Chair
College of Business Administration
Sam Houston State University
PO Box 2056
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2056


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Position Details


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Serve as a faculty member in the Department of Finance and Banking. This is a full-time teaching appointment with opportunity for promotion and merit pay increases. Primary teaching duty is financial spreadsheet modeling. Teaching duties may also include courses in business finance and/or financial markets and institutions. Teaching load is four courses per semester with teaching some online courses expected.

This is a nine-month appointment (additional summer teaching a possibility). The appointment is effective for the 2024 – 2025 academic year.

Educational Requirements for the Position
An earned Masters or Doctoral degree in Finance or related field.

Experience Required for the Position
Industry /Academic experience in Finance and/or a related sector, preferably in using / developing financial spreadsheet models.

Other Requirements for the Position
Evidence of actual or potential success in teaching and professionalism is expected.

Special Instructions Summary

Open Until Filled
EEO Statement


EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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