Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Finance, FIN 611.01, Ethics, Professional Standards, and Compliance - Summer Quarter 2020

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7066424 (Ref.No. 1918974)
Posted: May 25, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 21, 2020

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

FIN 611.01: Ethics, Professional Standards, and Compliance

Summer Quarter 2020, 07/6/2020-09/12/2020, Class Meets online Saturday, 9/5 & 9/12 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Also meets online Thursday evening, 9/10 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This course provides a basic introduction to business ethics, specifically examining the ethical and professional responsibilities required by the CFA Institute as presented in its Code of Ethics (the “Code”), Standards of Professional Conduct (the “Standards”), and related best practices guidelines. The Code and the Standards represent the most widely- accepted international attempt to create a unified set of standards for conduct in the finance industry. A thorough knowledge of the Code and the Standards is helpful for any finance professional to navigate the particularities of ethics in the finance industry and to evaluate and implement his or her own firm’s code of ethics. The course curriculum is designed around the CFA Program and the Learning Outcome Statements indicated in the CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge which are covered in all three levels of CFA exams. A solid understanding of the Code and Standards is critical to successful completion of the CFA Program and responsible financial management.


- Ph.D. degree in Finance or a closely related field and a recent publication record in the field, OR

- A Master’s degree in Finance or a closely related field and five years of current, relevant professional experience.

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