A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Full time.  Tenure track possible.  Fall 2014. 

Opportunity:  We are seeking applications and nominations for a committed Christian to fill a tenure-track faculty position to teach primarily in the field of finance and other general business course depending on qualifications.  The five-member department provides instruction from a strong liberal arts perspective to 80-100 traditional majors and 120 majors in our adult program.

Location:  Houghton College, a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position in the Wesleyan tradition, operates campuses in Houghton, Buffalo, NY, The Balkans, Australia, and Tanzania.

Responsibilities:  Teach finance and lead the department’s student investment group, managing a $300,000 real-money portfolio.  The successful candidate will be charged with growing the business programming and with developing relationships with business and industry partners.  Occasional teaching responsibilities in our adult program are included.  Student advising, usual faculty responsibilities, and committee responsibilities will also be expected.

Qualifications: PhD or DBA preferred; Masters degree and related professional experience required.  Candidates must show evidence of organizational skills, resourcefulness, versatility, collegiality, and teaching effectiveness.  A record of successful professional activity is preferred.  Commitment to and support of the evangelical Christian basis and mission of the college is required.  All faculty must sign a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations.

To apply:  Visit the Faculty Openings page and follow the Procedure for Applicants.

Questions specifically related to this position should be directed to Ken Bates, Chair-Department of Business & Economics. ken.bates@houghton.edu; 585-567-9448; 1 Willard Ave., Houghton, NY 14744