The Department of Economics and Business at Gordon College invites applications for a full-time, three-year, renewable appointment to Professor in the Practice of Finance. Position to begin January 2023. Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) commensurate with experience.
This position offers the opportunity to lead our established undergraduate major in Finance and collaborate on foundational finance knowledge for other programs. The Department of Economics and Business is home to approximately 200 students and offers majors in business administration (with concentrations in marketing, management, international business, and sport management), accounting, finance, and economics.
Principal teaching responsibilities will include courses such as financial management, personal financial planning, investments, risk management and insurance, and finance electives related to the candidate’s area of expertise. The teaching load is 3-4 courses per semester.
Additional faculty responsibilities include advising students, service on college committees, and academic research or active engagement in the practice of finance.
The ideal candidate will have:
An advanced degree in finance or a related field;
Significant professional experience in finance, with CFA Charterholder preferred;
Potential for or demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching;
Evidence of or the potential for contributions to the practice of finance, including research or other professional activities;
A personal commitment to Christianity, the Christian mission of the College, and the integration of faith and learning in the classroom.
Gordon College is recruiting accomplished faculty who demonstrate the ability to combine outstanding scholarship and professional engagement with a passion for teaching and mentoring, and who are dedicated to preparing thoughtful Christian men and women for lives of service and leadership worldwide. As one of the country's top liberal arts colleges with a vibrant Christian community, Gordon is uniquely positioned to lead the exploration of the intersection of faith and cultural engagement. We seek scholars with depth of understanding, breadth of knowledge, and the desire to be part of this exploration.
Founded in 1889 as a missionary training institute in Boston, Gordon College has emerged as one of the country’s top Christian liberal arts colleges and the only nationally ranked Christian college in New England. One of the nation’s premier Christian colleges, Gordon College better prepares students for a greater purpose by combining exceptional education and innovative opportunities with an informed Christian faith. Gordon College strives to graduate men and women distinguished by intellectual maturity and Christian character, committed to lives of service, and prepared for leadership worldwide.
Gordon is strategically located along what has been termed the “I-95 power corridor” as it is only a few hours away from the financial and political capitals of the Western world (New York and Washington, D.C.). Just north of Boston, with its renowned universities and vibrant industries in finance, technology, and health care, Gordon is well positioned to expose students to world-class learning and professional opportunities. Faculty members have ready access to vibrant intellectual and research communities, providing connections that energize their scholarship, teaching, and mentoring.... This facilitates a commitment to lifelong learning among students, and a majority of Gordon graduates earn advance degrees.
Gordon’s magnificent campus of 450 wooded acres – just three miles from the Atlantic Ocean – retains a quintessential New England charm. The College’s proximity to the beautiful, historic areas of the North Shore, the woods and beaches of Cape Ann, and the mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire creates rich opportunities for recreation and personal growth. This is a great place to live and work.