Professor of Practice of Accounting

Missouri Western State University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 4, 2023

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Position Title

Professor of Practice of Accounting


Craig School of Business


9 Months

Tenure Status

Non Tenure Track



Job Summary

The AACSB -accredited Craig School of Business in the College of Business and Professional Studies at Missouri Western State University invites applications for a non tenure-track Professor of Practice of Accounting for an August 2024 appointment.

The Craig School of Business is committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and applied learning experiences skills through five BSBA degrees, as well as both online and traditional MBA degree programs with concentrations in Engineering Technology, Management, Forensic Accounting and General Business. Nonacademic units integral to the Craig School of Business includes the Center for Franchise Development and the Center for Workforce Development.

Essential Job Duties

Duties for candidates for Professor of Practice positions include performance of activities corresponding with the teaching and service expectations for the department and college.

We seek colleagues with disciplinary expertise and professional experience in accounting, an aptitude for exceptional teaching, and the potential for productive collaboration with the region, community, and our external partners.

Successful candidates will:
  • Demonstrate disciplinary and professional expertise in accounting.
  • Exhibit a desire to collaborate and build relationships with colleagues, the region, the community, and industry partners.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve on department committees, attend department meetings, and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.
  • Exhibit a desire to serve diverse undergraduate and adult learners through exceptional and innovative teaching and advising.
  • Perform other faculty duties as prescribed by AACSB accreditation standards.
Required Qualifications
  • Masters of Accountancy or
  • Masters of Business Administration with Certified Public Accountant ( CPA ) or
  • Masters of Business Administration with 5 years related industry experience or
  • Ph.D. or AACSB -accepted Terminal degree in Accounting or closely related field ( ABD considered)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional designation as a CPA or similar.
  • Teaching or industry experience in areas related to Accounting Techniques, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Income Tax, Auditing and Business Taxation.
  • Interest in curricular design and innovation in the delivery of business and accounting curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate level.
  • Success working with students and/or industry colleagues as an advisor, mentor, or internship supervisor.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate or adult learners.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

As Missouri’s designated applied learning institution, we seek a candidate who is both collaborative and service oriented, and who demonstrates a strong commitment to building real-world active-learning environments.

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Additional Demands


Designated as the State of Missouri’s applied learning institution, Missouri Western State University is a public open-access institution located in St. Joseph, Missouri, on a beautiful 744-acre campus approximately 35 minutes north of the Kansas City International Airport. With 4,000 plus graduate and undergraduate students and over 29,000 alumni, Missouri Western is designated as a First-Gen Forward campus dedicated to academic innovation, regional and community partnerships, and a student-centered experience.

Missouri Western State University is an active participant in the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and region it serves, and the campus’ distinctive focus on applied learning and research is a hallmark of its innovative teaching and learning environment. Missouri Western seeks to build an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and women to apply for this position.

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Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with preference given to candidates submitting materials by November 13, 2023. This position targets a start date of August 2024.


Missouri Western State University

At Missouri Western, Griffons Succeed!

Missouri Western State University has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the state of Missouri and beyond. We are a four-year, state-supported institution providing a variety of degree programs and offering professional master’s degrees, four-year baccalaureate degrees, two-year associate degrees, pre-professional transfer programs and one-year certificates. In addition, the University offers seminars, conferences and workshops suited to the needs of the community.

Students come from throughout the United States and more than 25 countries. And our alumni live and work around the world. From its humble beginnings in 1915, Missouri Western continues to deepen its impact on the community, region, nation and world.

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