Assistant Professor in Finance (Special Appointment/Visiting Faculty)
Location: Milton, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 25 undergraduate majors, over 70 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
The Curry College School of Business and Computer Science (SBCS) is located just seven miles from Boston's corporate, financial, sports, cultural, and government centers. The SBCS offers undergraduate and graduate programs to a diverse student body.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
The Curry College School of Business & Computer Science invites applications for a one-year special appointment (visiting) full-time Assistant Professor of Finance position beginning Fall 2024. Candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching and research, with a passion for engaging with students, colleagues, and the business community. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to developing and delivering cutting-edge, experiential curricula which prepare students for careers in finance. In addition, successful applicants should demonstrate the ability to engage in meaningful, high-quality research that shows synergies with the courses they teach as well as with the School of Business & Computer Science's mission. The Assistant Professor of Finance will join a dynamic and highly engaged team of faculty and staff, all of whom are dedicated to the professional success of our students.
The successful candidate will be learner-focused and will be expected to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: fintech, principles of finance, financial management, business finance, investment analysis, portfolio management, and possibly other business courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the successful candidate will be committed to experiential education and be able to apply experiential learning techniques in all courses taught. including developing collaborative relationships with external communities for experiential learning focused class projects, research projects, and other curricular activities. Interest and capability in developing a fintech program is a plus.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. or DBA in Finance. ABD will be considered with a completion date before August 31, 2024.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks and final budget approval.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Elizabeth Canning at firstname.lastname@example.org, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
a curriculum vitae;
a statement of teaching philosophy;
a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service);
teaching evaluations for courses taught;
a copy of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment);
and a list of three - five professional references, one of whom must be a former or current supervisor (e.g., Chair, Dean, Dissertation Chair), including complete contact information and professional titles. (References will not be contacted without first alerting the candidates).
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.