Assistant Professor of Finance

Clark University
Worcester County, MA
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Business and Finance
Organization Type
*Category:*: Faculty
*Department:*: 2504 (GSOM-BA & MBA program)
*Locations:*: Worcester, MA
*Posted:*: Aug 13, 2021
*Closes:*: Open Until Filled
*Type:*: Full-time - Exempt
*Position ID:*: 135285
About Clark University:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.

Job Description:

The School of Management (SOM) at Clark University, AACSB-accredited, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of finance position to begin fall 2022.


This appointment requires a doctorate in finance or a related field in hand by September 2022 from an AACSB-International or EQUIS accredited institution.

Candidates must demonstrate evidence of potential for teaching excellence in the areas of corporate finance. Candidates must have the ability to teach at the master's level. Preference will be given to candidates with prior business or finance experience.

Candidates must provide evidence of potential for scholarly research excellence, with the expectation of publishing in top-tier journals. The SOM has access to Bloomberg terminals and CRSP, COMPUSTAT, and Thomson Mutual Fund datasets through WRDS.

This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks' vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.

Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.

Additional Information:

The SOM offers an undergraduate management and marketing majors, an undergraduate finance major is under development, as well as MBA (full-time and online part-time), MS finance (on-campus and online), MS Management, MS Marketing, MS Business Analytics, and MS Accounting degrees. The MS in Finance program is part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program that incorporates a significant portion of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge and helps students to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Clark University is a private, co-educational research-intensive university with approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students. Since its founding in 1887 as the first all-graduate school in the United States, Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and interdisciplinary academic programs. The School of Management is a dedicated community of teacher-scholars that values disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching that is of high quality and relevant to practice.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a *Clark University Careers* Account by clicking on the *APPLY NOW* button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

* Letter of interest
* CV
* Statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda
* A statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to your teaching, research, and professional service
* Three references with contact information

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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