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Assistant Professor of Finance (Operations & Business/Data Analytics)

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2023
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Finance (Operations & Business/Data Analytics)

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information
Tenure Track

Job Description

The Department of Finance ( ) in the School of Business at Providence College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty at the assistant professor rank commencing August 1, 2024.

Housed in the newly built Arthur F. and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, the School of Business ( ) is an AACSB -accredited, fast-growing, innovative institution of higher learning committed to faculty and student excellence. The ideal candidates for these positions will be committed to high-quality teaching, student advising, research, and service. As the College’s student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social, and cultural backgrounds is preferred. Successful candidates will also be expected to conduct scholarly research in their area of concentration consistent with the standards of AACSB, and to engage in service activities for the School and the College.

Essential Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in business analysis, analytical decision making, and operations management . Candidates with an inclination toward data analytics are especially encouraged to apply to have a comprehensive view/perspective for our future development.

Education and Experience Required

A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in business/data analytics, operations management, and operations research, or a closely related field, preferably from an AACSB -accredited institution, is required. ABDs with anticipated completion by the time of appointment will also be considered.

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Full consideration of application if received by:

Instructions to candidates

The salary for this position is between $125,000-$140,000

Interested persons should apply online at by October 1, 2023. All online applications must include the following:
· Letter of Interest
· Curriculum Vitae
· Graduate and Doctoral Transcripts
· (3) Letters of Reference
· Teaching Philosophy Statement
· Teaching Evaluations
Additional documentation may be required from candidates who will be subsequently invited for a campus visit.
The Finance Department Search Committee will invite selected candidates for an initial virtual interview in early-mid October, prior to the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Finance Department Chair Dr. Edward Szado ( ).

Alternate Application Submission Instructions

College Information/EOE Statement

The School of Business is part of Providence College ( ), a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, and which seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. A pillar of the College’s strategic plan ( ) involves “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission ( ) of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.
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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
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