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The Finance and Accounting Department at Carthage College is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor in Finance starting Fall 2024.

This position will be a multi-year renewable contract. The individual will be expected to teach undergraduate Finance courses, both required and elective, and should have significant investment banking or other work experience in financial services with Wall Street firms and/or similar financial institutions. Courses will include but not be limited to Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, and Fixed Income and Derivatives Analysis. This person will play a pivotal role in the design and delivery of best-in-class career preparation courses in investment banking and other financial services-related career paths for students.

This person should have an interest in developing new courses and programs aligned with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or other related areas. He/she will establish close collaborations with employers, alumni, faculty colleagues, and career readiness staff members to ensure that our curriculum and other student preparation activities remain industry-relevant and leads to student hiring opportunities with top tier firms. He/she will serve as the faculty advisor to our Finance and Investment Club.

The Department focuses on educating the whole person, with our faculty members facilitating student acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge, their attainment of a broad set of professional competencies, and their development of a clear sense of professional ethics. Therefore, we seek a student-centric colleague who subscribes to this holistic educational philosophy, serves as an exemplary role model, and can demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses that develop students in all aspects. 

Candidates should have a master’s degree (or higher) from an AACSB accredited institution in Finance or a related field. Evidence of prior teaching effectiveness in a liberal arts setting is desired.  

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Applications will be reviewed as received and the position will remain open until filled. All applicants should submit the following to the “Resume Upload” section of the application:

  • Cover letter, including a teaching philosophy and a plan to create an inclusive environment both inside and outside the classroom
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional references from whom we might request letters of recommendation later in the interview process
  • Evidence of past teaching effectiveness

About Carthage

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the thriving Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum with stunning lake views, is home to 2,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Founded in 1847, Carthage is consistently named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report. All Carthage employees play a vital part in the success of our students, as we work together to create an environment where all can achieve their true potential. Grow with Carthage.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.