Walter E. Hanson/KPMG Peat Marwick Professor of Business and Finance

Easton, Pennsylvania
Sep 22, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Economics Department at Lafayette College, a private, highly-selective liberal arts college located 70 miles from both Philadelphia and New York City, invites nominations and applications for the Walter E. Hanson/KPMG Peat Marwick Professor of Business and Finance, a chaired professorship established in 1981 to advance education in these areas.  The Economics Department at Lafayette holds 19 faculty lines and its faculty are actively engaged in scholarship across a wide range of disciplines, including finance.   We seek a candidate with a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship who will take a leadership role in enhancing the Department’s finance curriculum, including its Certificate program.  Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester in the areas of corporate finance, investments, and other finance-related fields. Course scheduling is flexible.  All candidates must possess an appropriate doctoral degree and have outstanding teaching and research records.  Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement and three letters of recommendation should be uploaded to  As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your experiences engaging a diverse student body.  Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2017 and any subsequent interviews will be conducted on campus.  Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about the Economics department at Lafayette College, see our webpage at

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