Professor of Practice of Accounting
Craig School of Business
Non Tenure Track
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
- 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
- Exhibit a desire to serve diverse undergraduate and adult
learners through exceptional and innovative teaching and
- Perform other faculty duties as prescribed by AACSB
- 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
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- 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
- Success working with students and/or industry colleagues as an
advisor, mentor, or internship supervisor.
- Experience teaching undergraduate or adult learners.
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
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.
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
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
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
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.