Drew University seeks applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Finance beginning August 2018, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will teach core courses in our newly created Masters in Finance program, as well as undergraduate business and finance courses. In addition, they will contribute to a program that values interdisciplinary, experiential, and global business perspectives. Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning.
Key Responsibilities: Course responsibilities include investments, quantitative financial analysis, and/or risk management, in addition to other business or economics courses in the area of specialty at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics with a focus on Financial Economics, by August 1, 2018. We especially encourage candidates with relevant work experience.
A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
Evidence of teaching excellence
A job paper or published article
3 letters of reference
About Drew University: Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, the successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.
Internal Number: HR0418-1
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.