Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina
Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance
College of Business

The Position:  The College of Business is searching for a Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance to start in January 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:  The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a doctorate in finance or a directly-related field in the areas of banking, investments, and financial planning.   ABD will be considered; however, the doctorate must be completed by December 31, 2021.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given for a doctorate from an AACSB accredited program.  Evidence of superior teaching and ability to carry on a strong research agenda are highly desirable.  Previous on-line teaching and course development experience are also desirable.  Responsibilities:  This position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service.  Faculty members typically teach four sections per semester, advise students, serve on university and college committees and engage in professional development activities.  Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the college.

Salary:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The College:  The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with seven emphasis areas:  Accounting, Financial Services, Health Care Management, Sports Management, Hospitality Management, IT Management, and Management/Marketing.  The college also offers a fully online Masters of Science in Management program in Quality Management. The primary focus of Lander University is teaching and the College of Business emphasizes a student-centered learning environment.  The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International. The University offers an excellent benefits package.  Scholarship is supported by the college and university through research incentive programs, professional and pedagogical travel support, access to databases, and professional development funds.  Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina, in the Piedmont region of western South Carolina, just 2-4 hours from the beautiful South Carolina beaches or the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Closing Date: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with an anticipated start date of January 2021.

How to Apply:  All applicants should submit the following: A cover letter clearly stating the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description; A current curriculum vitae; A list of three references, with contact information; A research writing sample (recent publication or manuscript); Sample course syllabi and official student evaluations, if available Electronic submissions are highly preferred and should be addressed to the College of Business Search Committee and e-mailed to

Please address all nominations, inquiries, and hard copy applications materials to:

Ms. Cathy Miller
College of Business
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

Lander University values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations. Lander is a tobacco free institution. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. Note: The University generally does not sponsor an H-1B Visa. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/TITLE IX

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