Professor of Practice, Finance and Leader of an Investment Banking Preparation Program

Job Description & Qualification

Search for a Professor of Practice, Finance and
Leader of an Investment Banking Preparation Program
Wake Forest University
School of Business

The Wake Forest University School of Business seeks a leading industry professional to serve as a Professor of Practice, Finance and its first leader of an Investment Banking Preparation Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with exceptional professional finance experience to help develop future investment banking industry leaders at one of the top business schools in the country.

The School of Business is committed to helping businesses create a better world by developing passionate, ethical leaders who get results with integrity, as well as thought leadership that is visible and positively impacts the practice of business. As a result of this commitment, the School of Business is consistently placed among the world’s best by major ranking organizations. The AACSB-accredited, nationally-ranked School of Business offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business as well as Master’s Degrees in Management, Accounting, Business Analytics, and Business Administration.

The School of Business seeks a Professor of Practice, Finance with a deep commitment to developing future industry leaders in investment banking. On campus, the Professor will: develop and teach undergraduate finance courses; develop and lead programs to prepare students for internships and careers in investment banking; assist in the recruitment of a diverse student body to the undergraduate degree programs offered by the School of Business; and help to create an inclusive campus climate for all students of business. Externally, the Professor will: develop
relationships with alumni, parents, and industry professionals at top-tier firms, serving as a liaison between these groups and the Investment Banking Preparation Program; and stay abreast of industry trends and best practices.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.

Application Procedure

Wake Forest University has retained the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. All inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications should be sent in confidence to:

Rebecca Kennedy, Partner
Micah Pierce, Senior Associate
Keith Mason, Associate
Isaacson, Miller
Boston, Massachusetts (617) 262-6500

Applications should include a CV or resume and a 1-3 page letter of interest.

About the Organization

Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Wake Forest University is routinely ranked among the top thirty national universities in the country. Current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students (approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students), who enjoy access to academic and technological resources typically associated with much larger institutions. Business courses are offered at Farrell Hall, the four-level, 120,000-square-foot home of the Wake Forest School of Business on the beautiful home campus in Winston-Salem, NC, and at a growing urban Charlotte Center campus in Charlotte, NC.

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Job ID

ID: J4770