Job No: 497502 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Accounting & Financial Management
The Accounting and Financial Management department at Bucknell University's Freeman College of Management invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance to contribute to the College's mission of providing a rigorous, experiential education, in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. The appointment is slated to begin in August 2024.
We seek a candidate with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in finance (or a field appropriate for teaching finance) from an accredited higher education institution by the start of the appointment. A successful candidate will demonstrate an appreciation of Bucknell's liberal arts tradition and be willing and capable of teaching introductory and upper-level courses in the department's finance major.
The Freeman College embraces the teacher-scholar model. Our new colleague will show promise of a vigorous scholarly trajectory, as well as a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. The Freeman College supports both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends disciplinary boundaries. Faculty have access to major finance and accounting research databases through the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and the University hosts an investment lab with access to Bloomberg terminals. Bucknell also provides a semester leave in a tenure-track faculty member's third or fourth year of employment to focus on scholarly projects (for assistant professors on a standard tenure clock only). The teaching load for this position is five course sections per academic year.
MANAGEMENT MAJORS AT BUCKNELL
The Freeman College, an AACSB-accredited unit, offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. We believe that an education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. Our innovative curriculum and world-class teacher-scholars earned the Freeman College a top 20 ranking in both the 2022 and 2023 Poets & Quants' annual survey of undergraduate business programs. We seek faculty members capable of contributing to this mission. The approximately 700 students in the Freeman College of Management may choose among five majors offered by highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.
BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music. Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The University sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell's career site at: http://jobs.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/listing. Complete files must include
A letter of application; A current curriculum vita (including names and contact information of three references); Evidence of teaching effectiveness (student course evaluations with both numerical ratings and comments, if available); Copies of representative scholarly works, or evidence of work in progress; A statement of teaching philosophy; A statement describing experience(s), training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity; and A statement of scholarly achievements and goals.
A formal application must be submitted through: http://jobs.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/listing. Initial interviews will be held remotely. When the search committee determines that a candidate should be considered for an on-campus visit, the chair of the search committee will contact the candidate to request three letters of reference. Please address any questions about the search to Dr. Ankur Pareek (Chair of the Search Committee), at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Type: This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt faculty position.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to): - flexible scheduling options determined by role; - medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options - an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions) - full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods. - a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives - myriad other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.