Drew University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Finance
beginning August 2023. The successful
candidate will teach core courses in our undergraduate Finance
major as well as graduate courses in our Master of Science in
Finance Program. The Master of Science in Finance Program at Drew
offers concentrations in both Investment Management and Financial
Engineering. We especially encourage candidates with relevant
professional experience and/or industry certifications (CFA, FRM,
etc.). Drew University is a University Affiliate of the CFA
Institute and an Academic Partner of the Global Association of Risk
Professionals, which administers the Financial Risk Manager exam.
This new tenure track Finance faculty member will contribute to a
program that values interdisciplinary, experiential, and global
business perspectives. Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty
mentorship, connecting the campus with the community, and a focus
on student experiential learning.
The position’s primary responsibilities include teaching, research,
student advising and engaging in service activities for the
business program and University. Our ideal candidate must have the
ability and experience of teaching and mentoring students in either
an undergraduate or graduate program; be prepared to teach
introductory courses, an investments and/or capstone course;
demonstrate the capacity to produce peer reviewed scholarship in
professional finance journals; and show a readiness to work
collaboratively with a diverse business faculty in program and
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or DBA in Finance or
Financial Economics, with preference given to candidates with a
focus on Investments or a related topic, by August 1, 2023
To apply for this position, please submit the following material.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Apply by November 1, 2022 for priority
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae/resume
- A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
- Evidence of teaching excellence
- A job paper or published article
- Contact information for three references, at least one of whom
can address teaching experience.
- The committee will ask for reference letters only for
semi-finalists in the search process.
Drew University faculty will be attending the Financial Management
Association (FMA) conference in Atlanta where they will schedule
meetings with prospective candidates in the Placement Center from
Thursday to Saturday, October 20-22. If you have any questions
about the position or availability for an initial interview at the
FMA conference, please contact Steve Firestone
(email@example.com), Director of the Master of Science in Finance
Program at Drew University.
About Drew University:
Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes
the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the
Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a
beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small
town close to New York City.
It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136
full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in
their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s
and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in
40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.
Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree,
, ensures that every student graduates
with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of
mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly
noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A.
Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew
Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement,
as well as seven New York City semesters and several international
study abroad programs.
The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of
distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet
the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on
Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship,
opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and
facilitating a robust intellectual community.
The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the
United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a
center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church
and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship
and social justice has made it a sought after destination for
students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Following federal and state requirements; a
candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the
United States if selected for hire.
These positions are subject to a background check.