Cornell College
  • 27-Feb-2017 to 28-Apr-2017 (CST)
  • Mount Vernon, IA, USA
  • Full Time

The Department of Economics and Business at Cornell College invites applicants for a one year term appointment, with potential to convert to a tenure-track position, in finance starting fall 2017.  The full-time teaching load is six courses per year. We are looking for a colleague who is passionate about undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting. Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of courses including risk management, portfolio theory, investments, and financial accounting. Teaching responsibilities could also include managerial accounting. Candidates with a master's degree and relevant professional experience will be considered. Ph.D. or ABD near completion is preferred. 

Cornell College has attracted national attention for its distinctive academic calendar under which faculty teach, and students take, one course at a time in month-long terms.  The College is committed to excellence in teaching and encourages interdisciplinary interests among its faculty.  The Department seeks individuals who are committed to building a creative, dynamic and diverse workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our faculty, staff and students. 

Appointment at the assistant professor rank to begin in late August 2017. Letter of application, CV, graduate transcript, statements of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and a letter of reference should be submitted through Cornell's online application system.

The statement of teaching philosophy should address the candidate's commitment to teaching a diverse student population. Formal consideration of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.  Cornell complies with Iowa's smoke free air act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information about the Department of Economics and Business, please visit the website at

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