Faculty, Finance or Economics

Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, invites applications for the position as Tenure track faculty, Finance or Economics for the College of Business and Leadership(CBL).

The College of Business and Leadership (CBL) is seeking applications from academically qualified individuals to join its tenure track faculty. The selected candidate will serve as a subject matter expert in the field of finance or economics and a research and teaching resource to cross-functional teams who design and deliver programs for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. The incumbent will teach courses in her or his academic discipline and contribute to thought leadership that positively influences the quality and relevance of CBL’s curricular offerings, both current and under development. S/he will actively engage across the university and within the business, professional, and broader academic communities.

Highly qualified applicants will demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and possess the following attributes:

  • An earned doctoral degree in a closely related field of advanced studies that includes at least 15 graduate credits in finance and/or economics
  • Substantial evidence of effective teaching in site-based and online settings at various levels including post-secondary education, corporate training, continuing professional studies or executive education
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, facilitate, and assess educational experiences aligned with the interests of those who work and learn in the 21st century global information economy
  • Preparation for supervising graduate and/or doctoral student research, including service on dissertation committees
  • A vibrant faith life exemplified by church involvement, active Christian service, and a heartfelt calling to endeavors to realize Eastern’s missional outcomes
  • Practical background in industry or a secondary discipline is a plus, especially in consumer financial services, financial planning, business metrics, and/or health services administration

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with our mission and community standards. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Apply online.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants must upload their application materials in their profile. Please provide a cover letter to include a brief statement of their faith, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation.

All positions remain open until filled.

Background Checks

In accordance with state laws, Act 73 of 2007 & Act 153 of 2014 (relating to the Child Protective Services Law), school employees of Eastern University who will have “direct contact with children” must complete the background check process prior to employment. University employees must obtain and present directly to the Human Resources department the following three child protection clearances: FBI Criminal Record Check; Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check. Click here for information on how to obtain these clearances. Employment will be contingent upon successful results of the background investigation.

Description Disclaimer

This description is intended to describe the general level and nature of work performed by the person/people assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities of the person/people so assigned.