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Instructor or Assistant Professor of the Practice, Finance

Fairfield University
Fairfield, Connecticut
Competitive salary and benefits
Closing date
Mar 21, 2022

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The Finance Department at Fairfield University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice or Instructor of the Practice in the Dolan School of Business to begin Fall 2022 in the areas of ESG or FinTech. This is a non-tenure track, full time, fixed term, renewable position. Candidates must be able to teach general finance classes at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates will be expected to contribute to curriculum design. Candidates should show a commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching four courses each semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening, face-to-face, hybrid and online.
  • Academic advising for students and providing career guidance.
  • Providing service to the program, the Dolan School of Business, the university, and the community at-large as necessary and appropriate. Such serve might include the design of new programs.
  • Keeping the department and school current on industry practices and innovation.


Candidates, at minimum, must have an M.S. or M.B.A in business or related field from an accredited institution and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed by the search committee.  For full consideration, please click “” and upload the following materials:
(i) cover letter that clearly states area of expertise and provides detailed description of relevant industry experience, cover letter should also discuss teaching experience and/or teaching philosophy (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) examples of syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available (iv) contact information for three or more professional references.

Note:  If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, please combine them into 5 or less documents or submit additional documents to Please contact Katsiaryna Bardos ( with questions.

About Fairfield University  

Fairfield University, founded in 1942, is a Jesuit, Catholic institution, located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City along Long Island Sound. The University’s 200-acre campus includes five College and Professional Schools that enroll approximately 3,500 undergraduate students and 1,200 graduate students. The Dolan School of Business educates approximately one-third of the University’s undergraduate students and one-fifth of the University’s graduate students.

The Dolan School of Business, which has just moved to a state-of-the-art building in Fall 2019, is AACSB International accredited and ranked #3 in Northern Region by U.S. News & World Report, “Best Colleges 2019.”  The International Business program is an interdisciplinary program designed to lead students to an understanding of the important issues and strategies utilized by global organizations operating in a cross-cultural environment, and is committed to the promotion of social justice globally.

Fairfield University, as an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes applications from persons of color, women, veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities. Fairfield University, as a modern Jesuit Catholic institution, animates our commitment to advancing inclusive excellence through cultivating the most diverse community possible through the four pillars of our Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Mission Statement

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