Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Full-Time Tenure Track

Glassboro, New Jersey
Dec 08, 2018
Jan 07, 2019
Contract Type

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance, William G. Rohrer College of Business – 10 month full-time tenure track position.

Department and College Information: The Finance Program at Rowan is one of the largest and fastest growing undergraduate disciplines in the Rohrer College of Business. As of Fall 2018, there are approximately 530 undergraduate finance majors.  A Master of Science in Finance degree was launched in Fall 2018.  In addition to the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Finance, the Department of Accounting and Finance offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, MBA concentrations in Accounting and in Finance, a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Accounting, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Accounting.  The Rohrer College of Business, which is accredited by AACSB International, has approximately 2,500 undergraduate and masters’ level students as of Fall 2018.

Within the department, the finance program looks to provide students with challenging career-oriented undergraduate and graduate preparation needed to acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in finance careers and to pursue graduate studies. The Finance major requirements provide students with a broad understanding of financial theory and institutions. The program prepares students for a variety of career opportunities within financial institutions, governmental agencies and private industry. The finance program is supported by a Bloomberg trading lab which houses 12 Bloomberg terminals, the largest lab of its kind among New Jersey institutions of higher educational.

The new faculty line will enable us to enhance existing course offerings in the undergraduate and MBA programs, and support the newly launched Master of Science in Finance program.

Position Description: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, maintaining an active research agenda in a related area and in support of quality teaching, participating in assurance of learning activities, engaging actively in department, college, university, and professional service, and participating in business outreach activities.  Teaching assignments may include principles of finance, financial management, investments and portfolio analysis, international finance, and financial institutions and markets. Rowan offers courses in both traditional classroom formats, as well as via online delivery.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution by August 31, 2019 is required. Proven excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential as a researcher are sought. Professional certification in finance (eg., CFA, CFP) is considered a plus. Prior experience in graduate and online teaching is desirable.

Starting Date: September 1, 2019

Salary: Competitive

General Information: The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of three academic departments within the Rohrer College of Business, which is AACSB-accredited. The other two academic departments are the Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems, and the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship.  Significant enrollment growth has been experienced in the major, as well as across the Rohrer College of Business and Rowan University.  We expect continued strong enrollment at all levels. The Rohrer College of Business moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art building in January 2017.

Highlights of our location and program include the following:

  • Cost of living compares very favorably to other large east coast cities.
  • We are within 1.5 hours of NYC and 2.5 hours of DC.
  • We are close to the beaches in Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.
  • Philadelphia International Airport services 95 domestic and 35 international non-stop destinations.
  • We are a great location for dual career families, with many other universities and companies in the area.
  • The culture is a friendly and supportive research environment, with subscription to major databases.
  • Philadelphia is a great sports-fans town - home to the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, 76ers and Phillies.

Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, for a start date of September 1, 2019. Interviews will be conducted at the AFA Meetings in Atlanta on January 4-6, 2019.

Candidates are invited to apply via Rowan University’s online job application system at

[Or alternatively at, by searching by Category: Faculty-College of Business]

Please submit a curriculum vita (including names and email addresses of three references), cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests.

Questions may be sent to:

Dr. Ihsan Isik, Professor of Finance

The Rohrer College of Business

Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road

Glassboro, NJ 08071