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Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Professor of Practice - Finance: Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
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Responsibilities of the position include teaching core and elective graduate courses in finance. Each academic year, lecturers teach five courses, advise students and participate in School service. This position is a non-tenure-stream role and is an ideal position for someone who has teaching, research and business experience and earned a Ph.D. degree but who prefers to focus on teaching instead of research.

Although candidates may be traditional academics or finance specialists from the corporate world, the most attractive candidate is likely to possess the following job qualifications. Note that qualifications for the Professor of Practice position include distinguished business experience and a record of practice-oriented instruction.

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business combines three Schools: the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration. The Johnson Graduate School offers highly-ranked MBA, Accelerated MBA, Executive MBA, MPS and Ph.D. programs. The Finance Area at the College of Business consists of a large number of faculty with diverse research and teaching interests from across the three Schools.

The potential teaching responsibilities will be in the Cornell Ithaca campus and/or at the Cornell Tech campus in Metro New York. Teaching in the other schools within the College of Business may be possible.

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For full consideration, please ensure that your application is complete by November 30, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applications received after November 30 will be reviewed if the position has not been filled.

The following materials are required:
  • Application letter referencing position and teaching experience and interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Syllabi for at least two recent courses taught
  • Corresponding teaching evaluations Examples of two research papers or other writings
  • Statement on Contributions to Diversity
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Any other supporting documents, such as curriculum development materials
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Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

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