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Assistant Professor of Finance

Wofford College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Finance to join its Department of Accounting, Business, and Finance starting in fall 2018. 


Faculty expectations include: (i) teach three undergraduate class sections in each of the fall and spring semesters as well as a January interim course [3-1-3], (ii) advise students, (iii) pursue active scholarship, and (iv) serve on college and departmental committees.  Wofford prides itself in providing excellence in undergraduate teaching to its students, leading them to be well prepared for meaningful lives and rewarding vocations. 

To earn tenure, faculty are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, continued scholarly development, and service to the college.  Preference for appointment to this position will be provided for qualified candidates holding a PhD in Finance or Financial Economics from an AACSB accredited institution. Consideration may be given to candidates with significant industry experience and at least 18 graduate hours in Finance from an AACSB accredited, or equivalent globally recognized, institution. A demonstrated record of superior undergraduate teaching is also strongly preferred. 

For questions regarding this position, please contact the Department of Accounting, Business, and Finance Chair, Dr. Philip Swicegood (swicegoodpg@wofford.edu / 864-597-4378). 


PhD in Finance or Financial Economics or closely related field. 


Email the following application documents: (i) letter of interest and teaching philosophy, (ii) resume or curriculum vitae, (iii) past teaching evaluations, and (iv) reference letters and/or contact information of three professional references to Dr. Philip Swicegood via AssistProfFinance@wofford.edu.  


Wofford College provides a competitive benefits package including employer contribution to retirement savings, employer premium contribution to comprehensive major medical insurance, and employer premium contribution to life insurance.  Other benefits are available.


Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is home to one of the nation’s 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.

The Department of Accounting, Business, and Finance serves over 250 majors and minors and has developed a reputation for placing students in some of the most attractive firms in the U.S. and abroad.  For more information regarding Wofford College and the Department of Accounting, Business, and Finance, please visit http://wofford.edu/accounting.


Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. 

It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hr@wofford.edu.  

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.