Lehigh University, Finance

Position ID:Lehigh-Finance-TAPOFLAW [#23631, 23-BU-FIN-1]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor of Law
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Finance / Law
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/07, finished 2023/03/16, listed until 2023/05/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Position and duties: The Perella Department of Finance at Lehigh University seeks a Teaching Assistant Professor of Law or Professor of Practice to begin August 2023. This is a fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position, and is renewable contingent on performance. The position requires teaching a 12-credit load per academic semester in the Fall and the Spring semesters at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, the successful candidate will 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: The position requires a Juris Doctor (JD) or other terminal qualification in the field of Law by the date of hire. Prior experience in teaching business law to undergraduates and graduate students at the Masters’ level is required.

College and department The College of Business has approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. 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. Our alumni have a strong presence on Wall Street, and the alumni group, the Lehigh University Wall Street Council, coordinates activities between current students and alumni in financial services. The department also participates in the MBA Program, the Masters in Management Program, as well as our MS in Financial Engineering Program jointly offered with the Mathematics and Industrial Engineering Departments.

University: Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career

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College of Business
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015