Job No: 496567 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Accounting & Financial Management
The Accounting & Financial Management (ACFM) Department at Bucknell University's Freeman College of Management seeks to hire a full time clinical faculty member to teach business law and related topics to begin Spring 2021. Candidates should be willing and able to teach business law and one or two related courses such as real estate law, negotiations, or forensic accounting. Candidates should have a Juris Doctor. Candidates with pertinent professional experience will be given preference. The teaching load is six courses per year. Business law is a required course for both our accounting and finance majors and topics include those tested on the CPA exam. In addition to teaching, duties will include serving on department and/or college committees, individual student advising (including pre-law students), and student-focused activities such as advising professional student organizations. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We expect to offer a five-year renewable contract.
The Freeman College, an AACSB-accredited unit, offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. We believe that an education that combines technical skills and deep intellectual exploration is the best preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders. Thus, we seek faculty members capable of contributing to this mission.
MANAGEMENT MAJORS AT BUCKNELL The approximately 550 students in the Freeman College of Management may choose among six majors offered by highly interdisciplinary departments that combine courses in the various disciplines of management with offerings in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and engineering. The College currently offers majors in accounting, business analytics, finance, global management, managing for sustainability, and markets, innovation and design. For additional information pertaining to our curriculum, go to: https://www.bucknell.edu/management.
APPLICATION A review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted only through the online system at careers.bucknell.edu. Complete files must include a letter of application, a current CV (including the names and contact information of three references), evidence of teaching effectiveness (student course evaluations with both numerical ratings and comments, if available), a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. When the Search Committee determines that a candidate should be considered for an on-campus visit, the Chair will contact him or her to request letters of reference. Please do not submit letters of reference until requested. Questions about the application process should be addressed to Rachel Fisher, ACFM Administrative Assistant, at 570-577-3383.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.