The Accounting & Financial Management (ACFM) Department at Bucknell University's Freeman College of Management seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to begin in fall 2020. We are hiring at the associate or full rank. Candidates should possess a PhD in finance. Candidates must be willing to teach introductory and upper-level courses in the department's finance major. Specific needs are international finance, corporate finance and financial statement analysis. Demonstrated competence for high quality scholarship and excellence in undergraduate teaching to a diverse student body are required. The teaching load for this position is five course sections per academic year. Salary is AACSB competitive.
The Freeman College, an AACSB-accredited unit, offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. We believe that an education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. Thus, we seek faculty members capable of contributing to this mission.
The Freeman College embraces the teacher-scholar model. The finance faculty at Bucknell has varied research interests including financial modeling, option pricing, performance of sustainable real estate, behavioral finance, and mixed asset portfolio performance. Moreover, we encourage collaboration with faulty in other management departments who also have a wide variety of scholarly interests.
MANAGEMENT MAJORS AT BUCKNELL The approximately 550 students in the Freeman College of Management may choose among six majors offered by highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. The College currently offers majors in accounting, business analytics, finance, global management, managing for sustainability, and markets, innovation and design. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.
APPLICATION Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell's career site at careers.bucknell.edu. Complete files must include a letter of application, a current CV (including the names and contact information of three references), evidence of teaching effectiveness (student course evaluations with both numerical ratings and comments, if available), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly goals, and a diversity statement. When the Freeman College of Management determines that a candidate should be considered for an on-campus visit, the Search Committee Chair will contact that candidate to request samples of scholarship and three letters of reference. Please do not submit scholarship samples and letters of reference until requested. Questions about the application process should be addressed to Rachel Fisher, ACFM Administrative Assistant, at 570-577-3383.
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About Bucknell University
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
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