Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

New York, NY

Salisbury University


The Department of Economics and Finance in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business is accepting applications for a position at the level of assistant/associate professor to begin in the spring of 2021 or fall of 2021.

Area of Specialization: Preference will be given to candidates with a focus in Financial Planning. Secondary desired fields include Risk Management/Insurance, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Investments.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Primary job duties include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, engaging in scholarship commensurate with the mission, service/outreach to the University and community, academic advising, and mentoring. Candidates must demonstrate an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining the department's continuous (since 2002) CFP Board registration and further development of the financial planning track.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or DBA in Finance or Financial Planning from a highly rated institution. If ABD; would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the expectation that the candidate completes the doctoral degree within one year of date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with documented excellence in both teaching and scholarship along with evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills. Desired qualifications include CFP certification or similar relevant professional designation in financial planning, wealth management or other related professional specialties. Candidate is highly encouraged to earn the certification within three years of appointment.

Applications received by June 15, 2020 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin either in January 2021 or August 2021. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. Department representatives anticipate being available to discuss the position with candidates at the FMA meetings in New York City, NY.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following as PDF files: (i) A letter of interest; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement of research interests; (iv) statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (v) three blind reference letters and (vi) copies of recent teaching evaluations. Note: Please have all blind recommendations provided either via an Online Credential Service Provider or directly from your professional references, sent directly to Ms. Judith Gallons via e-mail at jagallons@salisbury.edu . All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via e-mail. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Leonard Arvi, at lxarvi@salisbury.edu .

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation's top colleges and best values' by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,700.

The finance major resides in the AACSB accredited Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and enjoys excellent support for instructional and scholarly efforts, including access to Bloomberg terminals in our Financial Research Lab, WRDS subscription with CRSP and Compustat access and regular funding for conference travel. In addition to the general finance major, we offer three tracks, including the financial planning track, which was the first in the State of Maryland to be CFP Board registered; the investments track, which is a member of the CFA Institute's associate program and includes a $1.3 million undergraduate student managed investment fund that is one of the oldest in the country; and the corporate finance track.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .

To apply please click here! Posted: 06/05/2020