Job No: 496839 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Accounting & Financial Management
The Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Finance, at the associate or full professor level for the Holmes Professorship in Management (Finance) beginning in August 2022. The position is a chaired professorship to be filled by an outstanding candidate with an established record of research, a commitment to continued scholarship, and a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate teaching to a diverse student body. The position requires a Ph.D., or equivalent degree in a field appropriate for teaching finance. A successful candidate will demonstrate an appreciation of Bucknell's liberal arts tradition and be willing to teach introductory and upper-level courses in the department's finance major. Bucknell's AACSB accredited Freeman College of Management values both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.
The approximately 700 undergraduate students in the AACSB-accredited Freeman College of Management may choose among seven highly interdisciplinary majors that combine courses in the various fields of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. Our innovative curriculum and world-class teacher-scholars earned the Freeman College the #35 ranking in the 2021 Poets & Quants' annual national survey of undergraduate business programs. We believe that an undergraduate education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. New faculty members must be capable of contributing to this mission through progressive teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, please visit https://www.bucknell.edu/academics/freeman-college-management/majors-departments.
Our new colleague will have an established record of meaningful scholarship, a plan for continuing the scholarly effort into the future, as well as a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. Further, they will be interested in integrating opportunities for student learning into their own research program. The Freeman College supports both traditional scholarship and creative scholarship that transcends disciplinary boundaries.
At the Freeman College, we recruit faculty members, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds who bring myriad viewpoints to our community, thereby facilitating the cultivation of curiosity, open-mindedness, humility, enlightened perspectives, and other valuable traits critical for learning and growth. We seek candidates who ensure respect for a wide variety of positions, raise perspectives that may not otherwise be vocalized in the classroom, and are eager to advise and mentor students from multicultural and underrepresented student groups.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field appropriate for teaching finance and related subjects in the Freeman College of Management.
Candidates must have compiled a sustained record of teaching excellence.
Candidates must demonstrate superior scholarly competency, a record of productivity commensurate with a senior-level appointment, and the promise of ongoing productivity.
Review of applications will begin no later than November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell's career site at careers.bucknell.edu. Applications will only be accepted online. We intend to conduct first round interviews remotely. Complete files must include:
A letter of application,
A current curriculum vitae,
A statement of teaching philosophy,
Evidence of teaching excellence,
A statement of scholarly achievements and goals,
Copies of representative scholarly works, or evidence of work in progress, and
A statement describing experience(s), training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity, including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner and incorporating diverse topics, sources, and readings into your courses.
Please address any questions about the search to Prof. Tom Geurts, Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com.
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.