Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics

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New Wilmington, PA

The School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics. This full-time, tenure-track position is open to applicants with professional experience in areas of entrepreneurship and free enterprise. Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • a passion for teaching finance and economics with a focus on student success
  • a willingness to lead student analyst and investment activities
  • proven teaching competency in business-related courses, both traditionally and online.

The successful Assistant Professor will be expected to teach an average of three courses per semester, advise and mentor students, attend School of Business and College faculty meetings, work collaboratively with the School of Business Faculty, contribute to and attend campus events, maintain frequent contact with undergraduate students, and foster relationships with other schools and departments at Westminster College.

Applicants should possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree or higher (Ph.D. preferred) focusing on Finance and/or Economics. Applicants applying with a Master’s degree must also possess professional certifications. Applicants also should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, successful student outcomes, scholarship and community engagement.

Westminster College is a nationally recognized liberal arts college, known for its collaborative environment, outstanding experiential learning programs, and focus on student success. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation’s top schools for “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” (NY Times), “best value for the money” (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and 80 organizations. Westminster’s historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

The School of Business has approximately 330 undergraduate majors in accounting, business administration, human resources management, marketing, and sports management. See http://www.westminster.edu/.

How to apply

Applications accepted until appointment is made. Email cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three professional references to Dr. Robert Badowski, Chair, School of Business, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001, [email protected]. EOE

Founded in 1875, Westminster is a nationally recognized, private comprehensive liberal arts college (the only one in Utah!).Our unique environment for learning prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences, and our vibrant campus community.