Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Internal Number: 499030
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance, William G. Rohrer College of Business – 10 month full-time tenure track position.
Department and College Information:
The Finance Program at Rowan is one of the largest and fastest growing undergraduate disciplines in the Rohrer College of Business (RCB). In addition to the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Finance, the Department of Accounting and Finance offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, MBA concentrations in Accounting and in Finance, a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Accounting, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Accounting. The College in general and the Accounting and Finance Department in particularly are highly active in research and scholarship in line with the university’s evolution to a research institution. The RCB currently subscribes to several platforms and data bases, including WRDS (e.g., Compustat, CRSP, Audit Analytics, Execucomp), Capital IQ, and Bloomberg – to support its research active faculty. The College is committed to investing in research support tools for faculty, including new databases and travel support funding.
Within the department, the Finance Program looks to provide students with challenging career-oriented undergraduate and graduate preparation needed to acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in finance careers and to pursue graduate studies. The Finance major requirements provide students with a broad understanding of financial theory and institutions. The Finance Program prepares students for a variety of career opportunities within financial institutions, governmental agencies and private industry. The Finance Program is supported by a Bloomberg trading lab which houses 12 Bloomberg terminals, the largest lab of its kind among New Jersey institutions of higher education. The Finance Program also aims to enhance the integration of computing technology and analytical skills through curriculum and pedagogical development, while continuing to build the finance, leadership, and communication skills that the profession demands. We continuously evaluate our curriculum and have recently introduced new course offerings in the area of data analytics. We have a strong program of professional development for our students, welcome teaching innovations, and have excellent ties to the regional professional community. The new faculty line will enable us to enhance existing course offerings in the undergraduate and MBA programs and support the newly launched Master of Science in Finance program.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, developing and/or maintaining an active and highly visible research program with outstanding scholarship in a related area and in support of quality teaching, participating in assurance of learning activities, mentoring upper division students, engaging actively in department, college, university, and professional service, and participating in business outreach activities. Teaching assignments may include principles of finance, financial management, investments and portfolio analysis, international finance, and financial institutions and markets. While courses are offered using various delivery modes, including traditional classrooms, hybrid, and online, candidates are expected to teach live, in-classroom from our Glassboro, New Jersey campus.
Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution with a conferral date no later than July 1, 2024, is required.
We seek excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential as a researcher. Professional certification in finance (eg., CFA, CFP) is considered a plus, as is prior experience in undergraduate, graduate, and online teaching.
Starting Date: September 1, 2024
The Rohrer College of Business (RCB), which is accredited by the International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), has approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 160 masters’ level students. The college consist of three departments, including the Department of Accounting and Finance, the Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems, the Department of Management and The School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Significant enrollment growth has been experienced in the major, as well as across the RCB and Rowan University. We expect continued strong enrollment at all levels. The RCB moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art building in January 2017.
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. The University has earned national recognition for innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education, and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For more information on Rowan University, click here
Highlights of our location and program include the following:
Cost of living compares very favorably to other large east coast cities.
We are within 30 minutes of Philadelphia, 1.5 hours of NYC and 2.5 hours of DC.
We are close to the beaches in Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.
Philadelphia International Airport services 95 domestic and 35 international non-stop destinations.
We are a great location for dual career families, with many other universities and companies in the area.
The culture is a friendly and supportive research environment, with subscription to major databases.
Philadelphia is a great sports-fans town - home to the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, 76ers and Phillies.
Please visit the Rowan University website as well as the Rohrer College of Business website for additional information about Rowan University, the College and the Department of Accounting & Finance (including its history, location, mission, national reputation, and rankings, and much more!)
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with applications received by December 1st, 2023, given priority consideration, for a start date of September 1, 2024.
Candidates are invited to apply via Rowan University’s online job application system at www.rowan.edu/jobs (Search by Category: Faculty-College of Business). Please submit:
curriculum vita (including names and email addresses of three references)
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, af...fordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.