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Assistant Professor of Finance

Hood College
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hood College’s George B. Delaplaine Jr. School of Business invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in finance to begin in the fall semester of 2022. Visiting appointments will also be considered.  An evolution of the college’s longest standing department (Economics and Business Administration), the School of Business was named in 2018 after local philanthropist and social entrepreneur, George Delaplaine. The School offers programs at the Bachelors, Master's and Doctoral levels and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the premier accreditor of business schools that focus primarily on teaching and learning.

The major in finance is the newest addition to the School’s academic portfolio and reflects growing interest in the field both regionally and nationally. The assistant professor of finance will join a dynamic and highly engaged team of faculty and staff in the School of Business, all of whom are dedicated to the professional success of our students.  The candidate will be expected to teach courses in financial management, business finance, investment analysis, portfolio management, and possibly other business courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (MBA, doctoral).  They must also be student-focused and deeply committed to mission of both the School and the College. 

In addition to pursuing excellence in teaching, the successful candidate will mentor and advise undergraduate majors in both curricular and professional matters; they may also advise graduate research.  Beyond their work with students, the candidate must show initiative in service to the department and the college and must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and its classroom applications.

We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do.  Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Education and/or Experience 

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in finance or a related field in business or economics. Advanced ABDs and candidates with a master’s degree in finance with significant teaching and/or professional experience will also be considered. Candidates should have teaching experience and a familiarity with small, liberal arts colleges. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please visit for more details, including a full description of the position. 

To Apply 

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application, which requires a cover letter with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.

Please send the letters of recommendation to

If you need assistance with the online application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer 

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit


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