Assistant Professor of Accounting

West Virginia, United States
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Shepherd University is a state-supported institution within the West Virginia system of higher education. From its beginnings over 130 years ago, the University has evolved into a comprehensive center of higher learning, offering baccalaureate and graduate degrees in a wide range of fields, encompassing the liberal arts, business administration, teacher education, the social and natural sciences, and other career-oriented areas. The university invites applications for the position of a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Accounting starting August 2021. Responsibilities will include teaching accounting courses in the undergraduate and/or graduate program, committee service, and advising responsibilities. Salary and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience; the salary range for the position is $65,000 - $75,000.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates for this position must have a minimum of a Master's degree with CPA certification and be willing to pursue a doctorate degree to be eligible for tenure. Candidate must have an interest in or experience in teaching courses online. Publication or intellectual contributions are also requirements for tenure.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates should possess a Doctorate with CPA certification or have acceptance into a doctorate program with CPA certification.

For more information, contact: Dr. Cindy Vance, Accounting Search Committee Chair via email at

Review of applications will begin May 10,2021, with preference given to those applications received before May 10, 2021. The position is open until filled.

Courses to be taught – Searching for 1 position:

  1. Principles of Financial Accounting I & II
  2. Federal Taxation of Individuals
  3. Federal Taxation of Business Entities
  4. Advanced Cost Accounting
  5. Graduate Level – Managerial Accounting