Assistant Professor of Finance (F0195)

Longwood University
Farmville, VA
Commensurate with credentials and experience
Closing date
Nov 21, 2021

About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. 

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville.  Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

The Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Information Systems in the College of Business and Economics is seeking a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Finance (#F0195) beginning in August 2022.  The AACSB-accredited College of Business and Economics offers an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with concentrations in six disciplines, including Finance, as well as a fully online MBA program. For more information please visit

Candidates with interests in all areas of finance will be considered with a real estate focus considered a plus.  Online teaching experience considered a plus.


The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Finance or related field from an AACSB-accredited institution preferred. ABD candidates will be considered but should be on schedule to complete their degree by August 2022.

Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, interest in active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology, and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment.  A demonstrated ability and commitment to working with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of the university mission is preferred.   

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, tenure-track, instructional faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany these positions.  A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process.  You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application.  If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan.  EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and please attach (under Resume) a letter of interest summarizing your qualifications for this position, current curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, teaching evaluation summaries, and three letters of recommendation/contact information from active faculty who are familiar with your teaching and research and can discuss your academic qualifications for this position. Link to apply

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