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Assistant Professor of Finance

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Aug 16, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Finance

About Susquehanna:
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today, invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships, expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program, leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and meaningful life.

The Sigmund Weis School of Business is one of a small number of programs accredited by AACSB-International that focus exclusively on undergraduate education; 25 faculty members serve approximately 600 majors. The school is one of nine, private, undergraduate-only schools with AACSB Accreditation and is unique in that it guarantees internships in a foreign country to students. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the School’s web page at

The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing - and the bustling cultural and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia within a three-hour drive - present abundant opportunities for learning and discovery. For more information about the University please consult

Position Summary:
The Sigmund Weis School of Business (SWSB) of Susquehanna University seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Finance. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in fall 2024. Undergraduate teaching includes multiple finance courses and possibly other courses based on the candidate's qualifications and interests. Additional responsibilities include scholarship, advising students, and service within the Business School and across the University.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Finance or a related field. Candidates who are ABD with expected completion by August 2024 will also be considered. A record that illustrates current (or suggests the potential for) excellent teaching is also required. This candidate will be expected to interact openly and inspire students through their teaching strategies which demonstrates a high level of organization and communication.
Candidates will need to meet the School’s definition of a Scholarly Academic and demonstrate they are an active academic scholar in a business (or related) discipline.To do this, a faculty must either have received his/her Ph.D. within the past 5 years or must have at least two publications within the prior 5 years of:· an article in a quality management, marketing, business, economics, or business-related refereed journal (academic, professional, pedagogical)· a scholarly book· a widely adopted, non-self-published textbook
Note: New Ph.D.’s are considered SA for five years after receiving their Ph.D. By the end of the fifth year, the faculty member must meet the general SA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications· Has passed (at least) level 1 of the CFA Exam· Ability to teach an Introductory Corporate Finance class to all majors in the SWSB.· Ability to teach many courses in our major especially international finance and financial statement analysis.· Interest in developing new courses especially a course in financial derivatives.· Relevant industry experienceSecondary Qualifications· Ability to teach Economics or Data Analytics courses.· Ability to teach broadly in the management field· Willingness to occasionally teach first year students

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, statement of how the candidate will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number of three references online at Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. James Pomykalski,, Chair of the Department of Finance and Analytics or Dr. Matthew Rousu,, Dean of the Sigmund Weis School of Business. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 08/15/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: F00166

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