The Robert Day School (RDS) of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites nominations and applications for the Charles M. Stone Endowed Chair in Finance for the 2020-21 academic year. This is a tenured position with rank dependent on the candidate’s record. We seek candidates with established research programs who can provide senior leadership in finance and who have an interest in teaching at a top-ranked liberal arts college. Compensation and research support are competitive. The normal teaching load is four courses per academic year (rarely exceeding 20 students per course).
Depending on interest and scholarly record, the candidate may be considered concurrently for the position of Director of the Financial Economics Institute (https://financial-economics-institute.org), which has its own advisory board and substantial budget to support faculty and student research. The institute directorship provides supplemental compensation and the typical teaching load for the director is three courses per academic year.
A successful candidate must be an outstanding researcher with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinions, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.
CMC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees complying with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. CMC hires and promotes based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, or sexual orientation. For CMC’s civil rights policies, see https://www.cmc.edu/civil-rights.
CMC is an elite liberal arts college 35 miles from Los Angeles. The RDS has a tenure-track faculty of 32 and includes research-oriented professors in economics, finance, and accounting: https://www.cmc.edu/robert-day-school. The College is part of the Claremont consortium, which comprises four other undergraduate colleges (Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps), Claremont Graduate University, and the Keck Graduate Institute. CMC offers undergraduate degrees in economics and accounting and a one-year master’s degree in finance.
To apply, please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and at least one research paper. For full consideration, applications, including references, should be completed by November 28, 2019.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.