Assistant Professor of Accounting - WVU-TECH (Beckley)

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Department of Accounting and Management in the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a nine month, full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Accounting position to begin August 2022.

Responsibilities include teaching 12 undergraduate hours per semester in a variety of accounting courses and other responsibilities commensurate with a teaching position. Applicants who can teach accounting information systems, accounting for nonbusiness entities, auditing, individual/corporate tax accounting, and fraud related courses, in addition to financial accounting, are of particular interest to the department. The position requires course delivery via in-seat and online modalities utilizing Blackboard with Quality Matters Standards. Additional responsibilities include student advising, recruitment, retention, curriculum assessment, involvement with student organization, and performing other duties associated with a faculty position.

Date of Appointment: August 12, 2022;the candidate, who will be selected to start in the fall 2022, may have the option to begin the spring 2022 depending on her/his availability.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications :

Masters in Accounting with CPA or CMA certification is required. Doctorate in Accounting or related field or ABD with completion by May 2023 is preferred. Evidence of scholarly promise, excellent communication skill, and student-centered philosophy is essential. Evidence of college-level teaching and active use of technology is highly desirable.

WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment and is ranked seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is in close proximity to several states and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. The Department of Accounting and Management offers baccalaureate degrees in Accounting and Business Management and Undergraduate Certificate in Fraud Examination.

More information about the College of Business, Humanities and Sciences can be found at:

Application Materials must include:
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) professional references with their full contact information
  • One-page teaching philosophy statement
  • University transcripts
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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