Assistant Professor(s) of Accounting
Assistant Professor(s) of Accounting
Purpose of Position
The Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Accounting, effective August 2021. The successful candidate will be committed to effective and creative teaching and to conducting and publishing quality research. Teaching assignments for this position will be a combination of international accounting, accounting systems, and/or auditing, in the undergraduate business program and courses in financial statement analysis and data analytics in the new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience and knowledge in auditing and/or data analytics and those holding professional designations (CPA, CISA, CFE) or having had experience with a national accounting firm. The Ph.D. in Accounting or a related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank. ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.
The Luter School of Business at CNU is composed of 24 faculty and offers four majors (Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing). The Luter School’s AACSB-accredited business curriculum requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 for entry and attracts some of the University’s best students. The business program offers opportunities for internships, executive mentorships, international experiences, volunteer work, and research collaboration with faculty. The School will launch a new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program in Fall 2020. For more information, visit our website at http://cnu.edu/schoolofbusiness/.
CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2019 freshman class of 1,238 students was selected from 7,200 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1202, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.
Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. CNU is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.
Posting Detail Information
To apply, candidates must visit https://jobs.cnu.edu.postings to upload a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement articulating how their teaching, scholarship and service would contribute toward fostering an inclusive learning environment on campus, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. (Letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org). Letters of reference will be the only documents accepted via email.
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2020. Applications received after September 15, 2020 will be considered only if needed. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to Access and Opportunity.
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