Professor of Practice in Finance
Position and duties:
The Perella Department of Finance at Lehigh University is recruiting for a Professor of Practice in Finance to begin on August 15th 2021. This is a renewable, fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position. The position requires teaching a 12-credit teaching load per academic semester in the Fall and the Spring semesters in the Finance Program. The successful candidate is expected to engage in student advising and faculty service activities, including participating in commencement exercises, workshops, recruiting activities and other activities supportive of the Finance Department, its mission and goals, as assigned by the chair of the department.
Required attributes and preferences:
MBA or terminal degree in Finance/Economics at the time of employment. The successful candidate must have prior experience in teaching finance courses at the university level.
For almost 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities, being placed in the most competitive category in both Peterson’s Guide and Barron’s Profile of American Colleges. Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The campus is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on more than 2,350 acres, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia with Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) being merely 15 minutes from campus.
College and department
The College of Business has approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. With respect to finance, the undergraduate finance major at Lehigh University is the largest undergraduate major in terms of graduates produced each year. A significant number of our undergraduates proceed to careers on Wall Street and have succeeded very well there. We have a strong presence on Wall Street and this is complemented by our alumni group, the Lehigh University Wall Street Council. The department also participates in the MBA program, as well as our MS in Financial Engineering Program jointly offered with the Mathematics and Industrial Engineering Departments.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a letter outlining teaching philosophy and approach, and three references through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17892. For additional information please contact Nandu Nayar, Chair, Perella Department of Finance, College of Business, Lehigh University, Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015-18015; E-mail: [email protected]; Tel: 610.758.3440.
Lehigh University is interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University also has excellent work-life balance ideals viewable at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html.