Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance, William G. Rohrer College of Business – 10 month full-time tenure track position.
Department and College Information:
The Finance Program at Rowan is one of the largest and fastest growing undergraduate disciplines in the Rohrer College of Business. As of Fall 2018, there are approximately 530 undergraduate finance majors. A Master of Science in Finance degree was launched in Fall 2018. In addition to the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Finance, the Department of Accounting and Finance offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, MBA concentrations in Accounting and in Finance, a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Accounting, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Accounting. The Rohrer College of Business, which is accredited by AACSB International, has approximately 2,500 undergraduate and masters’ level students as of Fall 2018.
Within the department, the finance program looks to provide students with challenging career-oriented undergraduate and graduate preparation needed to acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in finance careers and to pursue graduate studies. The Finance major requirements provide students with a broad understanding of financial theory and institutions. The program prepares students for a variety of career opportunities within financial institutions, governmental agencies and private industry. The finance program is supported by a Bloomberg trading lab which houses 12 Bloomberg terminals, the largest lab of its kind among New Jersey institutions of higher educational.
The new faculty line will enable us to enhance existing course offerings in the undergraduate and MBA programs, and support the newly launched Master of Science in Finance program.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, maintaining an active research agenda in a related area and in support of quality teaching, participating in assurance of learning activities, engaging actively in department, college, university, and professional service, and participating in business outreach activities. Teaching assignments may include principles of finance, financial management, investments and portfolio analysis, international finance, and financial institutions and markets. Rowan offers courses in both traditional classroom formats, as well as via online delivery.
Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution by August 31, 2019 is required.
Proven excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential as a researcher are sought. Professional certification in finance (eg., CFA, CFP) is considered a plus. Prior experience in graduate and online teaching is desirable.
Starting Date: September 1, 2019
The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of three academic departments within the Rohrer College of Business, which is AACSB-accredited. The other two academic departments are the Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems, and the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. Significant enrollment growth has been experienced in the major, as well as across the Rohrer College of Business and Rowan University. We expect continued strong enrollment at all levels. The Rohrer College of Business moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art building in January 2017.
Rowan University is a comprehensive Carnegie classified Doctoral University with Moderate Research Activity and a NJ-designated research institution with approximately 18,500 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges – William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communication & Creative Arts, Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics. In addition, the University has five Schools –Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medical, School of Earth & Environment, School of Health Professions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Global Learning and Partnerships. Rowan has been recognized as one of the Top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by US News & World Report.
Highlights of our location and program include the following:
Cost of living compares very favorably to other large east coast cities.
We are within 1.5 hours of NYC and 2.5 hours of DC.
We are close to the beaches in Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.
Philadelphia International Airport services 95 domestic and 35 international non-stop destinations.
We are a great location for dual career families, with many other universities and companies in the area.
The culture is a friendly and supportive research environment, with subscription to major databases.
Philadelphia is a great sports-fans town - home to the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, 76ers and Phillies.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, for a start date of September 1, 2019.
Candidates are invited to apply via Rowan University’s online job application system at jobs.rowan.edu (Search by Category: Faculty-College of Business). Please submit a curriculum vita (including names and email addresses of three references), cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Questions may be sent to:
Dr. Ihsan Isik, Professor of Finance
The Rohrer College of Business
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08071
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
Internal Number: 493394
About Rowan University
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.