Non-Tenure Track Position in the Department of Finance
The Finance Department at the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a candidate for an academic non tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2019. The chosen candidate will engage in teaching (3-3 teaching load) and provide service to the School and Department. Teaching will be at the undergraduate- and master- level (MBA and MS Finance) with an emphasis in corporate finance, especially financial statement analysis and financial modeling. We seek an individual with strong skills in data analysis using Excel and accessing data from CapIQ, Factset, and WRDS.

Service commitments include; (i) working with Fox’s faculty and administrative staff to strengthen our network to the Philadelphia financial community and other activities connecting students to the professional finance world, and (ii) assisting with the administration of a large department consisting of around 30 faculty members, 1400 undergraduates across three programs, 125 finance master-students, and 12 doctoral candidates.

The preferred qualifications for this position are:

  • A Ph.D. or D.B.A with a concentration in finance, financial economics, or economics (micro and/or econometrics).
  • Consideration will also be given to practicing professionals with substantial work experience and a master-level degree.
  • Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or master level.
  • Evidence of effective and high quality teaching via student evaluation forms, etc.
  • Outgoing individual with the ability to interface with practicing financial professionals and corporate managers/executives.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department has a vibrant and growing undergraduate population offering concentrations in finance, financial planning, and real estate; offers three Master of Science degrees; and supports a dynamic and well-established PhD program. The Department and faculty maintain an entrepreneurial environment that encourages curriculum development, outreach to the professional financial community, and efficient administration of internal activities.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Fox School of Business and Management is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia region with nearly 9,000 students and 220 full-time faculty members. The School offers a BBA, MBA and Executive MBA programs, MS, and PhD programs on campuses throughout the region and around the globe. Visit our website at http://www.sbm.temple.edu/ to learn more about the Fox School of Business and Management and the Finance Department.

Philadelphia is the 5th largest city in the United States, and is a major cultural center as well as an international gateway. The city is close to New York and Washington, D.C. Housing and living costs in Philadelphia are among the lowest of major US cities. Philadelphia also has a significant presence of IT, financial services, pharmaceutical, and other industries providing opportunities for interaction with businesses and research.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter

Please submit the above items electronically to the below email address and note that the application is for a non-tenure track position:

  • fin.recruiting@temple.edu
  • Finance Recruiting Committee: Non-tenure Track Position
  • Fox School of Business and Management
  • Alter #418
  • 1810 N. 13th Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19122

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Positions in the Department of Finance

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We seek scholars at the tenure track Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level to contribute to the environment of collaborative, multi-disciplinary research at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in finance or related field by September 1, 2020. Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor level should be well-trained research-active scholars with a strong publication record in top-tier finance journals. Candidates at the Assistant level should have the potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching including the ability to conduct high-quality research and publish in top-tier finance journals. Researchers in all areas of finance are encouraged to apply for positions that start July 2020 or later.

Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.

The Fox School of Business, with more than 9,000 students and more than 220 full-time faculty members, is accredited by AACSB International and one of the largest and most comprehensive business schools in the nation, offering Bachelors, MBA, Specialized Masters, Executive MBA, Executive DBA, and Ph.D. degrees with programs on campuses in the Philadelphia region and worldwide.

Information about the Finance department can be found here.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Priority will be given to candidates who apply before December 1, 2019. Include a cover letter addressed to Professor Oleg Rytchkov, Finance Recruiting Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, job market paper, a brief statement of research interests, evidence of effective teaching (if available), and the names and contact information of three references.

Submit materials electronically to finarect@temple.edu as a zipped file. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly from recommenders to the above email address, with “Reference for [Candidate’s Name]” in the subject line.

Temple University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to student, faculty and staff diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter

  • finarect@temple.edu
  • Finance Recruiting Committee: Tenure Track Position
  • Fox School of Business and Management
  • Alter #418
  • 1810 N. 13th Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19122