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Professor of Accounting

Capital University
Columbus, Ohio
Based on experience
Posted Date
Jan 13, 2023

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The School of Management and Leadership is seeking an Accounting professor at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Instructor (term appointment) level. The individual will be responsible for teaching a variety of accounting courses at a variety of levels in our undergraduate and MBA programs. Qualified candidates will be a CPA with a relevant graduate degree (e.g. MBA, MAcc, JD, PhD, DBA). The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and student success and will be able to demonstrate a record of successful university teaching evidencing the use of experiential and innovative pedagogies that reflect the scholarship of teaching and learning. A background teaching in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments is desired. The successful candidate will also have significant professional experience in accounting with a demonstrated record of accomplishment.

The School of Management and Leadership (SOML) has the largest enrollment on campus and offers baccalaureate degrees in Accounting, Business Management, Financial Economics, and Marketing, as well as a number of business-related minors. In addition, the School has a longstanding part-time, evening MBA program. Current strategic planning for the SOML envisions replacing the current Financial Economics major with a Finance major.

Capital University leverages the timeless advantages of the liberal arts core education and the focused development of specialized skills and experience from rigorous professional programs. Capital is a mid-size, comprehensive, private university whose community values of diversity and free inquiry are strongly supported within the Lutheran tradition of higher education. It serves a diverse student body of nearly 3,400, delivering undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, humanities and professions, including graduate degrees in law, nursing, business, music and education.


  • CPA with a relevant graduate degree (e.g. MBA, MAcc, JD, PhD, DBA)
  • Previous university teaching experience;

Application Process: Application Process: Interested candidates should send: 1) a letter of interest outlining the applicant's philosophy and experience with respect to teaching, research, and service; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a transcript of all graduate coursework; 4) research sample, 5) teaching evaluations, and 6) names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please upload all documents listed above to the resume drop box on the application.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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