Tenure Track Faculty, Open Rank, Finance, Drucker School, Claremont Graduate University

Los Angeles, California
Salary negotiable
Nov 22, 2017
Dec 22, 2017
Contract Type

Nominations and applications are invited for a tenure-track open rank professor of finance at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. Appointment at the rank of associate or full professor is likely, but senior assistant professors with the requisite experience may be considered. The position includes responsibility for teaching in both the MBA and Financial Engineering programs. Classes will be in asset management, financial derivatives, and/or risk management. Students include regular Financial Engineering students taking core classes as well as MBA students taking electives.

The candidate will be an integral part of the curriculum of the Financial Engineering program, teaching an important portion of the core classes. The MS in Financial Engineering is a Top 25 joint program between the Drucker School and CGU’s Institute of Mathematical Sciences. It provides students with a unique skill-set aimed at a successful career in the complex world of quantitative finance.

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree and must have at least four years of postdoctoral teaching experience at the graduate/executive level. In addition, candidates must have a strong record of scholarship; interest in diverse approaches, students, and populations; and a demonstrated ability to make their intellectual contributions accessible to experienced managers through teaching and published work.

CGU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws in its employment or hiring practices.


CGU is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply as are individuals who have membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding: Alaska Natives, Black/African Americans, Mexican American/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiian/Polynesian/Micronesian), and Puerto Ricans.

The ideal start date is July 1, 2018. Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees. Applications should be submitted electronically to Maggie.Tupman@cgu.edu with subject heading FACULTY APPLICATION. The application should include a brief letter of interest, a small sample of recent teaching evaluations, and a CV with three references. Inquiries can be addressed to Maggie.Tupman@cgu.edu, with the subject heading FACULTY INQUIRY.

CGU is an independent institution devoted entirely to graduate study. The city of Claremont is a charming small town located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and less than 50 miles from Southern California beaches. CGU is a member of The Claremont Colleges, a highly-regarded cluster of seven independent colleges. Additional information on the Drucker School and CGU can be found at http://www.cgu.edu.