Assistant or Associate Professor Economics/Finance

Department: Economics and Finance                    Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Specialization: Any Field                                         Search#: 14-029

Job Posted: January 24th, 2014

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The School of Business has been experiencing significant growth in recent years, with increasing enrollment and significant external fundraising success. The university is conveniently located between Boston and New York City. The successful candidate will be expected to teach finance courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels. Faculty are expected to teach courses in their discipline, share in advising and committee responsibilities and are expected to engage in research as well.

SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution, and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate in finance, financial economics or a related field, although strong ABD candidates will be considered. Earned doctorate must be completed within two years of appointment. Must provide evidence of ability to teach finance courses at the university level effectively to a diverse group of undergraduate and MBA. Must be willing to teach on ground, online and hybrid courses. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to engage in meaningful scholarship/creative activity, leading to presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals in their discipline. Ability to meet faculty qualification standards under AACSB standards is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who also have teaching experience, experience working with the business community and/or evidence of scholarly activity.

Application Process:

Please submit Letter of Interest, Current Curriculum Vita, Graduate Transcripts, and Three Letters of Recommendation to:

Dr. James Thorson, Chair
Department of Economics and Finance
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515

In order to receive full consideration, all material must be received by February 14, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.