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Assistant Professor of Accounting

Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posted Date
Aug 28, 2023

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The Department of Accounting at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for a 9-month tenure track position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2024. Responsibilities are to teach undergraduate and/or MBA courses, including but not limited to Intermediate Financial Accounting, Introduction to Financial Accounting and Introduction to Managerial Accounting. A combination of online, hybrid, and face-to-face course delivery is expected.

A Ph.D. or DBA with a concentration or specialization in Accounting is required. ABDs will be considered if degree is in hand by August 2024. Duties will include teaching, research, and service (e.g., participating on school and university level committees) per department and university guidelines. Position is contingent upon available funding and satisfactory background check.

The Department of Accounting includes six full-time faculty and an administrative assistant. Our mission is to advance the lives of our students in their chosen accounting career. We offer both an undergraduate degree in accounting as well as a post baccalaureate in Accounting. Our program ranks in the upper 15th percentile for first time CPA pass rates for medium sized schools. Purdue Fort Wayne is an AACSB Internationally accredited university.

The department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races and nationalities belong to the PFW family. The 594‐acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 7,000 degree‐ seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through PFW’s partnerships with area high schools, almost 3,000 high school students take dual‐credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. PFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a 1-2 page teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcript and contact information for three references to All candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to do a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation. For full consideration, apply by September 26, 2023. Screening will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Steven Hanke, Chair of the Department of Accounting, at with any questions.   

Purdue University Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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