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Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance)

Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021
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Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance)

Job No: 496839

Position Type: full-time

Location: Lewisburg, PA

Categories: Accounting & Financial Management

The Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Finance, at the associate or full professor level for the Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance) beginning in August 2022. The position is a chaired professorship to be filled by an outstanding candidate with an established record of research, a commitment to continued scholarship, and a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate teaching to a diverse student body. The position requires a Ph.D., or equivalent degree in a field appropriate for teaching finance. A successful candidate will demonstrate an appreciation of Bucknell's liberal arts tradition and be willing to teach introductory and upper-level courses in the department's finance major. Bucknell's AACSB accredited Freeman College of Management values both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.

The approximately 700 undergraduate students in the AACSB-accredited Freeman College of Management may choose among seven highly interdisciplinary majors that combine courses in the various fields of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. Our innovative curriculum and world-class teacher-scholars earned the Freeman College the #35 ranking in the 2021 Poets & Quants' annual national survey of undergraduate business programs. We believe that an undergraduate education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. New faculty members must be capable of contributing to this mission through progressive teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, please visit

Our new colleague will have an established record of meaningful scholarship, a plan for continuing the scholarly effort into the future, as well as a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. Further, they will be interested in integrating opportunities for student learning into their own research program. The Freeman College supports both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends disciplinary boundaries.

At the Freeman College, we recruit faculty members, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds who bring myriad viewpoints to our community, thereby facilitating the cultivation of curiosity, open-mindedness, humility, enlightened perspectives, and other valuable traits critical for learning and growth. We seek candidates who ensure respect for a wide variety of positions, raise perspectives that may not otherwise be vocalized in the classroom, and are eager to advise and mentor students from multicultural and underrepresented student groups.


• Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field appropriate for teaching finance and related subjects in the Freeman College of Management.

• Candidates must have compiled a sustained record of teaching excellence.

• Candidates must demonstrate superior scholarly competency, a record of productivity commensurate with a senior-level appointment, and the promise of ongoing productivity.


Review of applications will begin no later than November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell's career site at Applications will only be accepted online. We intend to conduct first round interviews remotely. Complete files must include:

• A letter of application,

• A current curriculum vitae,

• A statement of teaching philosophy,

• Evidence of teaching excellence,

• A statement of scholarly achievements and goals,

• Copies of representative scholarly works, or evidence of work in progress, and

• A statement describing experience(s), training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity, including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner and incorporating diverse topics, sources, and readings into your courses.

Please address any questions about the search to Prof. Tom Geurts, Chair of the Search

Committee at

To apply, visit

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