Lehigh University, Finance

Position ID:Lehigh-Finance-POPATPFIN [#26146]
Position Title: Professor of Practice or Assistant Teaching Professor in Finance
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Finance / Finance
Appl Deadline:2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/10, finished 2024/07/06)
Position Description:    

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The Perella Department of Finance at Lehigh University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position to start in the Fall 2024 semester or even as early as the Spring 2024 semester, which could be either: (a) Professor of Practice, or (b) Teaching Assistant Professor.

Qualifications For consideration as a Professor of Practice, the candidate will have an MBA or a finance/economics-related Master's degree with at least 2 years of relevant industry experience. For consideration as a Teaching Assistant Professor, the candidate must have completed all coursework towards a doctoral degree with a specialization in Finance or Financial Economics, and be admitted to candidacy from an accredited university. The position at hire, whether Professor of Practice or Assistant Teaching Professor, will be determined by the candidate's educational background/industry experience.

Position This is a renewable, fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position. The position requires teaching a 12-credit load per academic semester in the Fall and the Spring semesters, respectively in the Finance Program. The successful candidate is also 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.

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 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.

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 origin1 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

Process Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply as early as possible. For additional information please contact Dr. Nandu Nayar, Chair, Perella Department of Finance, College of Business, Lehigh University, Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015; E-mail: nan2@lehigh.edu; Tel: 610.758.3440.

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