Visiting Assistant Professor Position open in Finance (1 semester)
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University, AACSB-accredited since 1986, invites applications for two (2) full-time visiting assistant professor/instructor positions for the Spring 2020 semester to begin in January 2020. The appointment requires a Ph.D. in a related field from an AACSB-International accredited or equivalent institution. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of potential for teaching excellence in finance. The appointment also has the possibility of continuance into the 2020-2021 acadaemic year.
Qualified applicants will have an earned Ph.D. or D.B.A. degree in finance, although A.B.D's are encouraged to apply. Industry experience is a plus but not required.
The GSOM offers an undergraduate management major and a marketing minor, as well as MBA, MSM, MSA, MSF, and MSBA degrees. Applicants must have experience teaching at the college level, master’s preferred, and demonstrate skills consistent with teaching excellence and instructional innovation. Candidates should have expertise sufficient to teach more than one of these courses (please specify those courses in cover letter):
FIN 5208 Fixed Income Securities
FIN 5216 Case Studies in Corporate Finance
FIN 5309 Financial Econometrics
FIN5216 Computational Finance
STAT 4650 Big Data Statistics
Clark University is a private, co-educational research-intensive university with approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. Since its founding in 1887 as the first all-graduate school in the United States, Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and interdisciplinary academic programs. GSOM is a dedicated community of teacher-scholars that values disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching that is of high quality and relevant to practice.
Applicants should send a C.V, letter of interest, and names of three references (plus contact information) to Dr. Priscilla Elsass, Dean, Graduate School of Management, Clark University at GSOM_Dean@clarku.edu .
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
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About Clark University
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed to
scholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day.
Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change.
Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.