Assistant Professor, Accounting

Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Northwood University seeks a dynamic individual with strong interpersonal skills, significant industry experience and a strong record of teaching at the undergraduate level to begin teaching in the Fall 2021 semester at our Midland, Michigan campus. The candidate will be hired with the rank of assistant professor.

Northwood University is a teaching focused university with HLC and ACBSP accreditation offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in business related disciplines. The teaching load for full-time faculty is four, three-credit courses per semester over two semesters for a total teaching load of 24 credit hours. Candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in accounting such as: Accounting Principles, Cost Accounting, Advanced Accounting and electives such as Advanced Managerial Accounting, Accounting Ethics, and Financial Statement Analysis. Additional responsibilities and expectations may include participation in on-going curriculum planning and review; Department Chair on a rotational basis, internship and/or practicum supervision; research and scholarly activities; professional/instructional development; university committee activities; recruitment and retention activities; and other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in Accounting, or closely related discipline. If Master’s degree is not in Accounting at least 18 graduate credits in Accounting are required.

· Significant industry experience directly related to Accounting.

· CPA licensure or other accounting certifications

· Experience training and/or teaching Accounting. Experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred.

· Ability to interact effectively with a wide and diverse range of students and colleagues

· Well-developed oral and written communication skills in a variety of delivery formats

Preferred Qualifications:

· Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Accounting or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution (ABD candidates considered if completion date is within one year of hire)

Salary and benefits:

Assigned rank will be Assistant professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental and vision coverage and retirement benefits; generous leave plan; flex benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

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