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Lecturer, Finance Division

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Babson College is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Title Lecturer, Finance Division
Discipline Finance
Proposed Rank Lecturer

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The finance division at Babson College seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Lecturer in Finance starting the 2017/2018 academic year. This is a full-time position and the standard teaching load is 6 sections per year.

ABOUT THE FINANCE DIVISION: The finance faculty has 14 full-time members actively engaged in research and teaching, who maintain strong ties to both the academic and practitioner communities, especially in the downtown Boston financial district. The finance division is affiliated with The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, which sponsors educational and thought leadership in finance and the regular Finance Division Research Seminar Series. The Center operates an investments lab and helps fund teaching and research resources, such as WRDS, TAQ, CRSP, Bloomberg, Factset, Eventus, Capital IQ, Rotman Interactive Trader, and Morningstar Direct.

ABOUT BABSON: Babson College is a highly selective business college located 14 miles west of Boston with approximately 2,100 undergraduate students, representing more than 80 countries. The College also offers high-quality MBA, MS, and executive education programs to more than 900 graduate students and industry professionals. Babson has recently launched a new MS in Finance program, and it also offers courses in downtown Boston and San Francisco. The College is ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report and rated in the top 35 undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg BusinessWeek has regularly ranked Babson College in the top 20 in finance among U.S. undergraduate business schools. For more information, please see http://www.babson.edu

Babson takes a unique approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. Babson’s dynamic curriculum focuses on developing skills that transcend business so that students gain multidimensional abilities and can make important contributions to business and society. Our students understand that economic and social value creation are not mutually exclusive, but instead are integral to each other. The fundamental business skills and entrepreneurial mindset students cultivate at Babson equip them to make a difference on campus and around the world.

Babson College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We seek faculty who are aligned with our values of teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity and inclusiveness, and those who embrace our mission to educate leaders who create great economic and social value everywhere. Candidates for this position must hold at a minimum a Master’s degree (MBA, or Master’s in Finance, Economics, or related discipline). Candidates also must have a minimum of three years of teaching experience, or demonstrate outstanding potential for teaching excellence from equivalent professional experience (e.g., leading training sessions or equivalent roles involving public speaking). Strong teaching experience at highly-selective AACSB or EQUIS accredited top-ranked schools is a plus. Qualified candidates will be community builders who will teach enthusiastically in Babson’s integrated programs and who will engage in an active community of teachers, scholars, and learners. The candidate will be expected to be an active member of the finance division and academic community. Candidates must be willing to teach hybrid distance education. A willingness to teach some (but not all) courses in downtown Boston and at hubs in San Francisco and Miami is a plus. Also valued would be a willingness to support new educational programs and initiatives of the Cutler Center.
We seek faculty able and willing to teach and develop a wide range of finance courses, with particular needs in corporate finance, corporate governance, option pricing, alternative investments, and behavioral finance.

Candidates must have a demonstrated capacity for either scholarly activity or meaningful experience as a finance practitioner. Candidates who hold a doctorate should have a portfolio of intellectual contributions and developmental activities that demonstrate currency in finance and the potential for continued contributions in scholarly and professional engagement activities. Practitioner-oriented candidates must have held a full-time, high-level position as a finance practitioner within the last five years and have a substantial ongoing connection to practice, as evidenced through consulting, executive education teaching, or continued professional development. In general, practitioner-oriented candidates should also demonstrate the potential for practitioner-oriented scholarly activity.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/FURTHER INFORMATION: Application materials should include: 1) letter of application, 2) vita that includes teaching, research, and work experience, 3) evidence of teaching ability including a brief statement about your teaching history and philosophy, and 4) three letters of recommendation. Candidates who hold a doctorate should also supply copies of any cases, research papers and publications.

Interested applicants should apply online by creating an account at: https://babson.peopleadmin.com/postings

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 2
  2. Letter of Recommendation 3