Assistant Professor in Finance

Dickinson College
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 7, 2022

The Department of International Business and Management (INBM) at Dickinson College seeks a candidate to fill a tenure-track assistant professor of finance position starting in autumn semester 2022. 

Dickinson is a highly selective four-year liberal arts college with 2300 students. The campus is in Carlisle, PA, a 20-minute drive west of the state capitol Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia. 

The INBM Department has a distinctive curriculum that draws upon and contributes to Dickinson’s core competencies in global education, interdisciplinary studies, sustainability, and community engagement.  Each year, roughly ten percent of the senior class graduate with a major in INBM, making it the College’s most popular program.

The successful candidate will handle a five-course teaching load each academic year. Each year, the candidate will be asked to share responsibility for teaching the 200-level core course Finance; and to teach at least one elective business-related course based on his/her own research and teaching interest.  From year to year, the candidate will also be asked to teach either the 100-level core course Fundamentals of Business or the 400-level Senior Seminar in International Business Strategy based on the need of the department. Starting in the second year of employment, the candidate will be expected to advise students and to engage in other forms of service to the Department and the College.  

Candidates must either currently hold or be on track to earn a doctorate or other terminal degree by autumn 2022 in the field of finance, who can fulfil the above-mentioned teaching obligations.

The College is committed to building an inclusive and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Thus, we in the Department encourage applications from all qualified candidates.   Given the commitment of the College, the successful candidate must have the ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body.

Candidates should provide a letter of application that includes a statement about teaching philosophy and research interests; a curriculum vitae; a graduate transcript; three letters of recommendation, and for those with teaching experience, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations.

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically by January 15, 2022, via QUEST (online application system) at  Meanwhile, applications will be reviewed as they are received.  During the review process, Department members will interview those applicants who appear to be a good fit for the position via Zoom-based conference call. 

The Department will invite the three finalist candidates to visit campus in February 2022 to meet Department members and Senior Administrators, provide a research talk, and offer a lecture to students.

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