Assistant Professor of Accounting
The Romain College of Business at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning August 2021.
Candidates must have a doctorate in Accounting. Applicants with ABD status will be considered for the rank of Instructor until degree is completed.
The primary area of teaching will be financial accounting with a secondary interest in data analytics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach primarily in the undergraduate program but will also support the MBA program as needed. Responsibilities include innovative teaching in areas consistent with the Romain College of Business needs, active scholarship, and service at the program, university, and community levels. USI Faculty members are expected to have a strong desire for community engagement via continuous interaction with the local area businesses and organizations.
The University of Southern Indiana is in Evansville, Indiana’s third-largest city with an estimated metro population of 314,000. Located on the Ohio River, it is the commercial, medical and cultural hub of southwestern Indiana and the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area, and is within driving distance to Louisville, Kentucky, St. Louis, Missouri, Nashville, Tennessee, and Indianapolis, Indiana. Evansville is home to numerous museums, the Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden, Tropicana Evansville casino, an emerging sports tourism industry and growing arts, culture and entertainment districts. Major employers can be found in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution and retail.
The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation is the third-largest school district in Indiana, with more than 23,000 PreK-12 students across 40 schools. Evansville is also home to public charter Signature School, the #1 High School in Indiana and #3 charter school in the country as ranked by U.S. News and World Report in 2019.
Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls students in more than 130 areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 20,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. The University offers study-abroad opportunities in more than 60 countries and is host to international students from around the globe. A competitive member of NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference, USI offers 17 varsity intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports. USI is online at USI.edu.
USI’s Romain College of Business is dual accredited by the AACSB for business and accounting undergraduate and graduate programs and plays an important role in the economic and social development of the region. The College currently enrolling approximately 1,200 undergraduate business majors across eight different programs and more than 1,000 MBA students across seven concentration areas.
To apply, please follow the directions on our www.usi.edu/jobs page to log in or set up an account. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include letter of application; current curriculum vitae; unofficial transcripts, and names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Dr. Thomas Noland, Search Committee Chair. Official transcripts will be required at a later stage.
Additional information about the Romain College of Business can be found at https://www.usi.edu/business/
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.