Assistant Professor in Finance and Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance

Title: Assistant Professor in Finance and Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance

  • Employer: The University of Scranton
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  • Working hours: Competitive benefits and salary package
  • Location: Scranton, PA
  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics and Finance of the Kania School of Management, University of Scranton seeks applications for two full-time faculty positions. Applications will be accepted for Assistant Professor in Finance. This is a tenure-track position starting in August 2014. Applications will also be accepted for Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Finance. This is a one-year position that begins in August 2014 with the possibility of converting to tenure-track.

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Teaching responsibilities will be at both the undergraduate and MBA levels. The Kania School of Management is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Faculty are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The salary and benefits package will be competitive.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred candidates for the position will possess a Ph.D. in finance, from an AACSB accredited institution. However, ABD's near completion will also be considered (Lecturer rank).

    ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Scranton is a broadly regional institution of more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students located in northeastern Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationally for the quality of its education, Scranton is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. It is committed to providing liberal arts education and strong professional and pre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educational principles, especially the care and development of the whole person. Drawing on the strengths that have made it a recognized leader in the Northeast (ranked 8th among the master's universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report), Scranton is committed to a culture of scholarship and excellence and is moving into the front ranks of America's comprehensive universities.

    ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT: The Kania School is AACSB-accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information about the Kania School of Management visit the school's web site at

    FURTHER INFORMATION: Academic rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience. A full description of the duties of full-time faculty can be found in the University's Faculty Handbook at  
    Faculty receive a competitive benefits package, including support for academic development and research.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Only applications submitted through our online application system will be accepted for these positions. To apply, please visit our Web page:

    Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Candidates should send a curriculum vita, letter of application, official graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness and sample research papers via the online link at

    The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. The successful candidate will have an understanding of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit education. The University's mission statement may be found at  The University is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

    The University of Scranton is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator. Veterans, minority persons, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Contact Details: Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D.,, (570) 941-7752
  • Other Info:

    Specific questions may be directed to Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Economics and Finance

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