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Assistant Professor, Finance

Drew University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 7, 2022
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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.

Key Responsibilities:

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 curricular development.

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 consideration.
  • 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 (, 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, Launch , 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.

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