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[C19-009] - Finance Department: Assistant/Associate Professor

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Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Joseph Farhat
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Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions in Finance at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate finance courses, contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service and scholarship, community networking and serve on university committees.  We also seek a colleague who is committed to multiculturalism, collaboration, diversity, inclusiveness, student success, community engagement, and working with colleagues within the department and across the university.  The normal teaching load is four sections per semester with the possibility of a reduction to three sections per semester for conducting research. Faculty also participates in assessment, curriculum development, faculty governance and other faculty activities. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in finance, financial economics or related field from an AACSB accredited institution.  ABDs from an accredited institution will be considered; completion of the Ph.D. is required by August 30, 2019.

  • A proven record of excellence in teaching finance courses

  • Have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning

  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of scholarly activity in finance

  • Ph.D./ABD in finance or financial economics from an AACSB accredited institution.  

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from communities of color.  Visit our web site at 

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.  The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City. 

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2018.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following: 

  • Letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Names of three current references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

  • Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable; if selected, official copies will be required.)

  • Teaching evaluations (within the last three years) 

Finalists will be asked to submit three letters of recommendations mailed directly by the recommender to Dr. Joseph Farhat, Finance Search Committee Chair, CCSU, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain, CT 06053, or emailed to

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted. 

For information, contact Dr. Joseph Farhat at  

CCSU is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer/educator. As an affirmative action employer, CCSU actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.