Assistant / Associate Professor of Finance
Assistant / Associate Professor of Finance
Purpose of Position
The Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Finance, effective August 2021. The successful candidate will be committed to effective and creative teaching, will offer a program of scholarly activity having the potential to enrich the intellectual lives of our students, and will engage with the business community. Teaching assignments for this position will be a combination of graduate finance courses in financial statement analysis, data analytics, cybersecurity, behavioral finance, and advanced corporate finance in the new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program that began in Fall 2020 and undergraduate courses. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience and knowledge in financial statement analysis and data analytics, expertise in experiential learning, working experience with a financial firm, and those holding professional designations (CFA, CISA, CFP). A Ph.D. in Finance or a related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank. ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment in a related field may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.
The Luter School of Business at CNU is composed of 24 faculty and offers four majors (Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing). The Luter School’s AACSB accredited business curriculum requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 for entry and attracts some of the University’s best students. The business program offers opportunities for internships, executive mentorships, international experiences, volunteer work, and research collaboration with faculty. The School has launched a new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program in Fall 2020. For more information, visit our website at http://cnu.edu/schoolofbusiness/.
CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; The Fall 2020 freshman class of 1,155 students was selected from 7,300 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1184, respectively. The University has a new and technologically advanced campus, located between Colonial Williamsburg and the Virginia coast. The campus integrates the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. Facilities include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world. Opening in 2021 and adjoining the Ferguson Center, the $57 million Fine Arts Center will house over 7,500 sq. ft of gallery exhibition space, state-of-the art teaching and museum learning spaces, studios and classrooms. It will serve the university community and the entire Peninsula region.
Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. The University is among the highest ranked in the nation for its quality of life and innovative spirit. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the workplace. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.
Posting Detail Information
To apply, candidates must visit https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/ to upload a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement articulating how your teaching, scholarship and service would contribute toward fostering an inclusive learning environment on campus, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. (Letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to email@example.com). Letters of reference will be the only documents accepted via email.
Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2021. Applications received after February 28, 2021 will be considered only if needed. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to Access and Opportunity.
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