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 the new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program that began in Fall 2020 and undergraduate finance courses. Areas of particular interest include financial planning, portfolio analysis, investments, and advanced corporate finance. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience and knowledge in the application of data analytics in financial planning, asset management, and investment analysis. Teaching experience and familiarity with experiential learning pedagogies are highly valued. Work experience with a financial services firm, an investment institution, or the corporate finance function of a private or public institution is preferred as are professional designations (CFA, CISA, CFP). A Ph.D. or DBA 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 doctorate 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 firstname.lastname@example.org). Letters of reference will be the only documents accepted via email.
Review of applications will begin on June 27, 2021. Applications received after June 27, 2021 will be considered only if needed.
Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
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