Job Description Summary
The Finance department at Bentley University seeks applications for the position of a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor, beginning in Fall 2022. The department is comprised of about 20 full time faculty (including tenure track, tenured and non-tenured positions) and several adjunct faculty. With a strong faculty of teacher-scholars, Bentley strives to lead higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences, information technology, and corporate ethics and social responsibility. Providing a stimulating academic community for both faculty and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world understanding into the classroom. We seek qualified faculty who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents and share a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace challenge and change. A collaborative, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment.
As guided by our Academic Affairs Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Strategic Plan, Bentley University seeks to enhance our faculty capacity in the scholarship, pedagogy, and engagement related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. To achieve that, we are hiring a cohort of new faculty in multiple academic departments and disciplines with expertise in DEI. This position is intended to be part of our DEI faculty cohort, which will enrich our DEI expertise across Business and the Liberal Arts & Sciences. To learn more about Bentley University's DEI strategic plan, please click here
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in finance or a related field and should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarly research. We have a strong preference for candidates with the following backgrounds: (i) ability and experience in conducting research and/or pedagogy on topics pertaining to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; (ii) teaching experience in Finance at both the undergraduate and graduate-level (MBA/MS programs), preferably FinTech courses, as well as having evidence of potential to publish in well regarded academic journals.Salary is competitive and support is available for summer research, course development, and travel to professional meetings.Professorial rank will be a function of the candidate's experience.
Application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty. Applications should include a (i) Cover letter, (ii) Diversity statement, (iii) Curriculum vita (including names of three references), (iv) Evidence of teaching effectiveness, (v) Sample(s) of research work.
Diversity statement: The Finance department strives to create and strengthen an inclusive, respectful, and intellectually challenging environment that embraces differences in the pursuit of knowledge. Include a statement that describes how your background and experiences demonstrate your commitment and ability to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion and also discuss how those values might be reflected should you join our community.
Bentley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Application deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.