Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics

Employer
Westminster College
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 27, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

FINANCE AND ECONOMICS.  Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.  The School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, to begin August 2021.  Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • a passion for teaching finance and economics with a focus on student success
  • a willingness to lead student analyst and investment activities
  • proven teaching competency in business-related courses, both traditionally and online.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester, academically advise and mentor students, participate in School of Business and College shared governance, work collaboratively with faculty colleagues, contribute to and attend campus networking seminars, panels, workshops, etc.; maintain frequent contact with undergraduate students; and foster relationships with other schools and departments at Westminster College.

Applicants should possess an earned Ph.D. focusing on Finance and/or Economics.  Applicants also should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, successful student outcomes, disciplinary scholarship, and service and community engagement.

Westminster College is a nationally recognized liberal arts college, known for its collaborative environment, outstanding experiential learning programs, and focus on student success.  Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion.  Westminster has been ranked among the nation’s top schools for “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” (N.Y. Times), “best value for the money” (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories.  Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and 80 organizations.  Westminster’s historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.  

Applications accepted until appointment is made. Email cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three professional references to Dr. Robert Badowski, Chair, School of Business, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001, sbapply@westminster.edu.  EOE

Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion. 

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