Assistant Professor in Finance (Two positions)
Department of Finance
College of Business and Economics
The College of Business and Economics at Towson University invites applications for two entry-level, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance for Fall 2013. Successful candidates will be expected to teach traditional and online format courses within the finance discipline at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Primary areas of interest for teaching and research should be either corporate finance or investments. Secondary areas may be financial institutions or international finance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to teaching, advising/mentoring students; show potential for strong research skills; and a willingness to pursue external funding opportunities. ABDs with an expected graduation date no later than February 2014 and evidence of prior teaching performance will also be considered. The position requires a nine credit teaching load per semester for the first three years. The salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin upon receipt of complete documentation as outlined below and will continue until position has been filled.
About the College:
The College of Business & Economics is an AACSB accredited institution with over 3,000 business majors and part of a large, diverse metropolitan university in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area. The Department of Finance currently has nine full time faculty members. Additional information about the College of Business & Economics and the Department of Finance can be found at: http://www.new.towson.edu/finance/.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 841 full-time faculty who work here.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, recent teaching evaluations, evidence of scholarly productivity, and three letters of references. Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Babu G. Baradwaj
Chair, Department of Finance
College of Business & Economics
Towson University, 8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to: FinanceFacultySearch_2013@towson.edu
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.