Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Faculty, Business and Finance

Job Locations US-MN-Winona
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/18/2024 3:05 PM)
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Overview and Responsibilities

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time Faculty member in the Business and Communication Department who is eager to contribute to its Lasallian Catholic mission of awakening, nurturing, and empowering learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. We invite individuals to help transform lives through education, inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition’s quest to understand the human experience through faith and reason and its embrace of all who are dedicated to learning from one another through authentic conversations in search of the truth. We are especially interested in and give preference to candidates who demonstrate a vision to create and nurture initiatives that will advance our mission within the scope of their duties and who will foster a culture of dialogue that, with respect for all people, supports the search for meaning and purpose in pursuit of excellence. The Business and Communication Department strives to bring this mission to life through getting to know our students as individuals, embedding service into our courses, and providing real-world experiences to develop students as future business and community leaders.


Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites candidates to apply for a 3-year fixed-term, annually renewable faculty position that would primarily be responsible for teaching finance and related Business disciplines, which will begin in August 2024. The standard teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per contract year, primarily covering the discipline of finance, with potential to include other related business disciplines such as Management, Sport Management, Marketing, and Accounting. Classes may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following: Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Markets and Institutions, Advanced Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Professional Financial Planning, Sport Finance, and others based on strengths of the applicant. The position operates within the undergraduate Business and Communication Department in Winona, MN.


The successful candidate will possess a doctorate or master’s degree in finance, or an MBA or masters in a related business field, and have related academic and/or professional experience. Candidates should possess knowledge and skills in learning strategies, instructional technology, and content delivery. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is deeply committed to the success of our students. As such, candidates must demonstrate strong interest and ability in teaching, advising, and mentoring students in group and individual settings.


Candidates must also desire to serve our colleagues through multi-disciplinary collaboration and to engage in service to the University and discipline. Potential faculty must have a strong record of (or clear potential for) excellence in teaching, advising, and scholarship with a commitment to professional development and improvement.


The successful candidate will have the following credentials and experience:

  • Doctorate in a related discipline from an accredited university is preferred. 
  • MBA, Master’s in Finance, or other related business master’s degree is required. 
  • Professional license, such as a CFP, ChFC, CFA, or CFS is preferred.
  • Strong record of accomplishment in college-level teaching in a full-time or adjunct role.
  • Five or more years of finance, economics, or related business experience.
  • May consider other acceptable equivalent combinations of training and experience.

Application Requirements

Apply online at  and please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.


Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals with expertise in diverse scholarly and pedagogical approaches and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.


Saint Mary’s offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending, retirement pension plan, and both undergraduate and graduate tuition remission plans.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.


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