Tenure-track position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor level

Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
May 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio.  The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies.  BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”  The newly named Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business recently moved into the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, a newly renovated 50,000 square building in the center of campus.  The Bowling Green Ohio area offers a high quality of life with both affordable housing and award-winning schools in Bowling Green, as well as in nearby Sylvania, Perrysburg, Ottawa Hills, and Toledo.  Bowling Green offers immediate proximity to great cultural and art events in nearby Ann Arbor Michigan (55 miles), Detroit (82 miles) or Cleveland (115 miles). The “smart city” tech-hub of Columbus is located 120 miles to the south. International air travel is readily available from nearby Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) which is a short one-hour drive.

Bowling Green State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals capable of advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals, particularly those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding, are encouraged to apply.

Position Title

Tenure-track position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor level.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, active engagement in research and publication, and involvement in department, college, university, and professional service.  Primary teaching duties will include introductory accounting courses and/or upper level/graduate level courses (depending on the candidate’s qualifications).  An active research agenda that can lead to scholarly publications in high quality journals is required. All research areas and methodologies are welcome, but preference will be given to those with a behavioral/experimental approach.  Service duties may also include engaging with alumni, industry professionals, recruiters, and promotion of programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • D. in Business with an accounting concentration from an AACSB accredited university.
  • ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed their doctorate by August 31, 2023.
  • Candidates will be evaluated on demonstrated/potential in teaching and research, and their potential to contribute to the programs in the department of accounting and information systems and the mission of the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business and Bowling Green State University.

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

  • Willingness and ability to develop and teach online courses.
  • Emphasis on Behavioral/Experimental Research.

Salary & Benefits 

AACSB competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials.  Full benefits package available.

Expected Start DateAugust 2022

Credentials Required for Application

  • Cover Letter
  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Example of research (Preferably working paper)
  • Statement of Teaching or Teaching Philosophy
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework (Finalist)
  • Names and contact information of three professional references who will be asked to provide a current (dated with the past year) letter of recommendation
  • Teaching evaluations, if available

Application Process:

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU.  In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Application Deadline September 15, 2021.

Further Information:

Questions may be directed to Terence Pitre, Ph.D. (tpitre@bgsu.edu) Department Chair of Accounting and MIS, or Ken Snead, Ph.D. (ksnead@bgsu.edu) Search Committee Chair.

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.  We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.