The Dunkak Chair in Finance, Freeman College of Management

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The Dunkak Chair in Finance, Freeman College of Management

Job no: 496430
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Accounting & Financial Management

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
A review of applications will begin no later than September 2, 2019, and 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.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university 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. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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