Assistant Professor of Finance

Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Nov 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Professor of Finance - 3 year renewable appointment

Join the team at our beautiful lakefront campus!


Job Summary:

The Accounting and Finance Department at Carthage College is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor in Finance starting in Fall 2019. The position will be a three-year renewal contract. The individual will be expected to teach undergraduate Finance required and elective courses. Courses will include but not be limited to, Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Trading in the Financial Markets, Derivatives. This person will play a pivotal role in the design and delivery of best-in-class career preparation courses in investment banking and other financial services-related career paths for students. He/she will establish close collaborations with employers, alumni, faculty colleagues, and career readiness staff members to ensure that our curriculum and other student preparation activities remain industry-relevant and leads to student hiring opportunities with top tier firms. He/she will serve as the faculty advisor to our Finance and Investment Club.

Carthage College's Finance major focuses on market-relevant teaching, and the ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to contribute to the teaching quality of the Department. The Department focuses on educating the whole person, with our faculty members facilitating student acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge, their attainment of a broad set of professional competencies, and their development of a clear sense of professional ethics. Therefore, we seek a student-centric colleague who subscribes to this holistic educational philosophy, serves as an exemplary role model, and can demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses that develop students in all aspects.

Minimum Education and Experience Required: 

  • The successful candidate will have significant investment banking or other work experience in financial services with Wall Street firms and/or similar financial institutions. 
  • Candidates should have completed a Master's degree (or higher) in Finance or a related field, plus a minimum of ten or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Evidence of prior teaching effectiveness in a liberal arts setting is required. Ability to teach Financial Accounting is not required but is a plus.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file to the Resume Upload section at, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and the contact information for three professional references.  For best consideration, applications should be received by November 19, 2018.

About Carthage:

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.