Professor of Practice or Assistant Teaching Professor in Finance

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Department(s): 
Finance
Job Description: 

The Department of Finance at Lehigh University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position to start in the Fall 2022 academic semester, which could be either:  (a) Professor of Practice,  or  (b) Assistant Teaching Professor.

Qualifications

For consideration as a Professor of Practice, the candidate will have an MBA or a finance-related Master’s degree with relevant industry experience. For consideration as an Assistant Teaching Professor, the candidate must have a doctoral degree from an accredited university with a specialization in Finance or Financial Economics. Position at hire, whether Professor of Practice or Assistant Teaching Professor, will be determined by the candidate's educational background and experience.

Position

This is a renewable, fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position.  The position requires teaching a 12 credit load per academic semester in the Fall and the Spring semesters in the Finance Program. The successful candidate is expected to engage in student advising and faculty service activities, including participating in commencement exercises, workshops, recruiting activities and other activities supportive of the Finance Department, its mission and goals, as assigned by the chair of the department. 

College and Department

The College of Business has approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty  members. The undergraduate finance major at Lehigh University is the largest undergraduate major in terms of  graduates produced each year. A significant number of our undergraduates proceed to careers on Wall Street and  have succeeded very well there. We have a strong presence on Wall Street and this is complemented by our alumni  group, the Lehigh University Wall Street Council. The department also participates in the MBA program as well as our  MS in Financial Engineering Program jointly offered with the Mathematics and Industrial Engineering Departments. 

University

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.  

Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply as early as possible. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a letter outlining teaching philosophy and approach, and names and contact information for three references through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20948. For additional information please contact Dr. Nandu Nayar, Chair, Perella Department  of Finance, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street,  Bethlehem, PA 18015-18015; E-mail: nan2@lehigh.edu; Tel: 610.758.3440. 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award.  Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance.  Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career

 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission.

Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering  http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/.

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance

Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.