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Visiting Assistant Professor

Tarleton State University
Stphenville, Texas and Waco, Texas
Posted Date
Nov 2, 2022
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The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics has two openings for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting position for Spring 2023, one based in Stephenville, Texas and one based in Waco, Texas. This position will begin January 1st and will be for the duration of the spring semester.  Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.

Stephenville: Teaching load will comprise three undergraduate accounting courses and one graduate accounting course, taught during the 16-week term. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate.

Waco: Teaching load will comprise four undergraduate accounting courses. Two courses will be taught in the first 8-week term and two in the second 8-week term. Work hours: Most courses will be taught during the evening in Waco, 6:30-9:15 PM, with other office hours as work and teaching requirements indicate. Teaching may be required at different campus locations as needed.

Additional benefits and information: The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics is in the process of hiring three full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professors of Accounting. While there is no guarantee that the successful applicant for this position will also be hired for one of the tenure-track positions, they will have the opportunity to be observed and trained in teaching and research by award-winning faculty. Ideal for new faculty with a passion for teaching. Our graduates pass the state CPA exam at some of the highest rates of public Texas schools. The College received AACSB accreditation in 2022, the same year the university achieved R2 Carnegie Classification. Beyond collegial, our faculty treat each other like family and we welcome you joining us in our common endeavor.


100% Teaching and Service: The successful candidate will be expected to teach four accounting courses, remain current in discipline, and provide service to the university and community.


Instructions to apply

Applicants must apply through  The Waco position is R-055712 and the Stephenville position is R-055713. Apply to either or both as desired. Applicants should provide a current resume, graduate transcripts, cover letter indicating the location preference, and three professional references with complete contact information. (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree‐granting institution prior to a letter of appointment issued.) Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required Education

Ideal candidate must have a terminal degree in Accounting or ABD with at least 18 graduate hours in accounting.  Previous teaching experience; CPA or other certification preferred but not required.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion
through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability

Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity foremployment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.





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