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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Accounting

Employer
Furman University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 9, 2024

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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Accounting

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Job Title:
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Accounting

Job Family:
Furman Faculty

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Full time

Compensation Grade:
FAC

Pay Type:
Salary

Department:
Business/Accounting

Job Summary:
The Business and Accounting Department at Furman University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Accounting. The position will commence on August 1, 2024. The ideal candidate will be able to teach both introductory level courses in managerial/financial accounting and advanced courses, preferably in federal income taxation and managerial accounting. Successful candidates are expected to excel at teaching at the undergraduate level, mentor and advise students, support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and conduct original research leading to peer-reviewed publications or publication in outlets valued by active members of the profession or contribute to their discipline in other significant ways.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work with historically underrepresented students, including students of color, and be committed to assisting the university in its continuing efforts to become a model of inclusive excellence.

A doctoral degree in accounting is preferred at the time of appointment; a Masters degree and CPA or CMA designation will be considered. Professional accounting experience is desired, but not required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Description:

The Business and Accounting Department at Furman University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Accounting. The ideal candidate will be able to teach both introductory level courses in managerial/financial accounting and advanced courses, preferably in federal income taxation and managerial accounting. Successful candidates are expected to excel at teaching at the undergraduate level, mentor and advise students, support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and conduct original research leading to peer-reviewed publications or publication in outlets valued by active members of the profession, or contribute to their discipline in other significant ways.

The teaching load is five sections per academic year. In addition to the introductory financial/managerial course, the candidate will ideally be prepared to teach federal income taxation and managerial accounting.

A successful candidate will be active in the accounting field and eager to develop high-impact engaged learning experiences for undergraduates as part of The Furman Advantage. Examples of these experiences include directing undergraduate research, mentoring, and directing students in course-related projects in the community.

A successful candidate must also be able to work with historically underrepresented students, including students of color, and be committed to assisting the university in its continuing efforts to become a model of inclusive excellence.

A doctoral degree in accounting is preferred at the time of appointment; a Masters degree and CPA or CMA designation will be considered. Professional accounting experience and involvement in relevant professional organizations is desired, but not required. Position commences August 1, 2024. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Business and Accounting Department confers bachelor's degrees with majors in accounting and business. The department also participates in an interdisciplinary minor in data analytics. There are currently 8 full-time business and accounting faculty members. The Joe & Diana Hurley Finance & Business Analytics Lab provides students and faculty with access to Bloomberg terminals, Capital IQ and MSCI's ESG Direct.

Furman University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all facets of university life, and strives to create a community that fosters a sense of belonging through excellence in teaching, mentorship, and programming. Numerous initiatives and programs are underway or planned to promote these ideals, including: historic projects, dialogue initiatives, the Center for Inclusive Communities, and a recently approved major in Africana Studies.

Applicants should submit the following documents as a single PDF in the order listed:
  • a letter of interest which includes a discussion of how the candidate can assist the department in delivering aspects of The Furman Advantage (see https://www.furman.edu/furman-advantage/);
  • a current C.V.;
  • a diversity statement which describes how the candidate's teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values (see https://www.furman.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/); Contributions might include:
    • Intentional strategies to create an environment of inclusion in the classroom, especially for historically marginalized racial/ethnic groups, first-generation students, and students with disabilities.
    • Scholarship that relates in some way to improving access among underrepresented groups.
    • Supporting academic departments or other organizations in becoming more diverse, equitable, or inclusive
  • a research statement which summarizes past research activity and discusses future research plans;
  • a teaching statement which discusses a personal teaching philosophy and how business and accounting education can be positioned within an undergraduate liberal arts institution; and
  • complete contact information for three references.


Direct your questions by email to search coordinator Professor Sandy Roberson, CPA, at sandy.roberson@furman.edu.

Position commences August 1, 2024.

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To apply, visit https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Assistant--Associate--or-Professor-of-Accounting_R002315

Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits. jeid-b13c29f2602c274ea22f2d5b5d32c3b6

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