Cornell College
  • 07-Sep-2018 to 06-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for a tenure-track finance position in the Department of Economics and Business beginning in August 2019.  The department seeks candidates to teach a variety of lower- and upper-level courses in finance, including risk management, portfolio theory, investments, financial markets, and financial institutions.  Teaching responsibilities would also include introductory financial accounting and could also include managerial accounting.  Completed Ph.D. in finance or related field and relevant teaching experience required.  

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.  Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

The College seeks individuals who are committed to building a creative, dynamic and diverse workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our faculty, staff, and students.  The College is committed to excellence in teaching and encourages interdisciplinary interests among its faculty.  Interested applicants should submit the following application materials to

Letter of application, CV, graduate transcript, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference in Word or PDF format.  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 equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  Cornell complies with Iowa's smoke free air act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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