• Assistant Professor of Finance

    Posted: 04/04/2024

    Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Finance. This is a continuing tenure-track, academic year, full-time position.

    The Department of Economics and Finance is housed in the School of Business with the Departments of Accounting, Computer Information Systems, and Management and Marketing. The Department has approximately 150 majors, served by six full-time faculty members, and offers around 50 course sections per year. Class size is limited to a maximum of 30 students. About 1,000 students major in the School of Business programs. The programs offered by the Department of Economics and Finance include majors in economics and finance, and minors in economics, finance, and international business. The Department is a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner (ELP) and the Finance Lab houses 15 Bloomberg terminals. The BS in Finance degree has the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program designation and the CFA Institute Level I Exam curriculum is embedded in several of the finance courses.

    Established in 1854, Rhode Island College is a teaching-focused, primarily undergraduate, mid-sized state institution of about 6400 students located in a suburban setting in Providence. We serve and celebrate a diverse student population in which over 40% of the undergraduates are students of color and over 45% are the first in their family to attend college. The College boasts an engaged faculty community and a proud tradition of shared governance. Recently, RIC was federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a small state in New England, Rhode Island has much to offer, with beaches, wooded areas, and the cultural and academic resources found in Providence and nearby Boston and New York.

    Required qualifications:

    • Ph.D. (or DBA) in Finance or a Ph.D. in a related field accompanied with an earned CFA Charter
    • ABD with completion expected by June 2024 will be considered, doctoral degree is required for all tenure-track appointments and must be completed prior to the beginning of service
    • College level teaching experience in finance, commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrated potential for scholarly research are required.
    • Excellent teaching skills and demonstrated ability for scholarly research
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Bilingual
    Application deadline: Open Until Filled (priority given to applicants who apply by 4/22/24)

    Proposed starting salary: $71,791 (minimum salary for terminal degree)

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