Drexel University, LeBow College of Business
Faculty Position in Finance

The Department of Finance in the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance with a specialization in Investments, Asset pricing or Entrepreneurial Finance for the Fall term of 2013. This is an expansion position to join a highly research-active faculty in a new larger building for the LeBow College of Business that will open in Winter 2013.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in Finance or be near completion and have excellent communication skills. We are looking for candidates with publications (or the ability to publish) in top-tier finance journals. The ideal candidate should also be able to interact effectively with others and enhance the intellectual environment of the department. All candidates should be capable of teaching at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. The teaching load is commensurate with research expectations.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENT: Located in Philadelphia's University City area, the LeBow College of Business is AACSB-accredited at the graduate and undergraduate levels and offers doctorate, MBA, and undergraduate degrees. The Center for Corporate Governance is directed by Dr. Ralph Walkling, the Stratakis Chair of Corporate Governance. The Philadelphia area offers an excellent variety of cultural opportunities, as well as a thriving business community. Additional information may be found at http://www.lebow.drexel.edu

The Department of Finance is a group of active, enthusiastic, research oriented scholars ( http://www.lebow.drexel.edu/Faculty/Departments/Finance/Faculty.php) engaged primarily in publishing empirical research. The department conducts an active research seminar series with presentations by leading scholars from throughout the United States. Research is supported by access to research databases and research assistant support.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send a curriculum vita, current research paper(s), three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Interested candidates should complete an application at: https://www.drexeljobs.com/userfiles/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1350585441296 . Please use the ID of 3673 for the Finance Department in this application.

Please also send your packet directly to the Department at: financerecruiting@lebow.drexel.edu

Representatives of the Finance department will attend the American Finance Association meetings in San Diego to meet with selected candidates.

Salary, benefits, and support are competitive. Drexel University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

For additional information regarding this position please contact David Becher, Chair, Recruiting Committee, at financerecruiting@lebow.drexel.edu or 215-895-2274.



Posted 11/6/12