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Practitioner Faculty in Finance

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Practitioner Faculty in Finance
Rank Practitioner Faculty
Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of Finance in the School of Business at Providence College is seeking a practitioner faculty member in the area(s) of operations management/business statistics and data analytics commencing January 1, 2018.

A practitioner is defined as a full-time, contract faculty member who has specialized and significant training, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience in a particular field relevant to a departmental or programmatic need.

Essential Duties

The Providence College School of Business is an AACSB-accredited, fast-growing, innovative institution of higher learning committed to faculty and student excellence. The ideal candidate will be committed to high quality teaching and student advising, and a successful candidate will be expected to engage in service activities for the School and the College.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management, business statistics, and analytical decision-making. Candidates with an inclination towards data analytics and/or process and systems engineering are highly encouraged to apply.

Education and Experience Required

A Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, operations management or a related field is required.

The ideal candidate will be committed to high quality teaching and student advising, and a successful candidate will be expected to engage in service activities for the School and the College. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a wide range of economic, social, and cultural backgrounds is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F19P
Open Date 09/13/2017
Close Date 10/27/2017
Open Until Filled No
Full consideration of application if received by: 10/13/2017
Instructions to candidates

Interested persons should submit an application online at by October 13, 2017 (application deadline extended to November 6, 2017). All online applications must include the following:

• Letter of Interest
• Curriculum Vitae
• Graduate Degree Transcript(s)
• (3) Letters of Recommendation
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Teaching Evaluations (if available)

Additional documentation may be required from candidates who will be subsequently invited for a campus visit.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Finance Department Chair Dr. Vivian Okere (

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts would be required upon employment.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars. The College seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission ( and it encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person.

Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism are essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document