Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance)
Bucknell University invites applications for the Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance) within the College of Management, starting August 2018. The position is an endowed chair to be filled at the associate or full rank by an outstanding candidate with an established record of research, a commitment to continued scholarship, and a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate must be committed to supporting diversity in the classroom. Candidates must be willing to teach introductory and upper-level finance courses. Moreover, he or she must value Bucknell's liberal arts tradition and be willing to collaborate with other faculty to develop a finance elective for students interested in the arts. A Ph.D., D.B.A, or equivalent degree in Finance is required. Experience with student-managed investment funds is preferred. Bucknell's AACSB accredited College of Management values both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. Finalists for this position who wish to be considered for tenure upon appointment will be asked to submit a complete tenure dossier.
A review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information please contact the chair of the search committee, Curtis Nicholls, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Once applications are accepted, complete files must include a letter of application, a current CV (including the names and contact information of three references), evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly goals, and a diversity statement. When the College of Management determines that a candidate should be considered for an on-campus visit, the Search Committee Chair will contact that candidate to request samples of scholarship and three letters of reference. Please do not submit scholarship samples and letters of reference until requested by the Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be addressed to the College of Management office at 570-577-1337.
MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENTS AT BUCKNELL
The College of Management is AACSB accredited. Its 600 students may choose among four highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. We aim to address a pressing societal need for well-educated college graduates who understand the basic structures, operating mechanisms, and management principles governing businesses and other organizations. The College's four departments include: Accounting & Financial Management; Global Management; Managing for Sustainability; and Markets, Innovation & Design.
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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. 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, and we encourage members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education to apply (http://www.bucknell.edu/DiversityCouncil).
Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. 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.