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Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Employer
Western Illinois University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Category: Faculty       
Department: Accountancy and Finance
Locations: Macomb, IL
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: FT - Continuous


About Western Illinois University:

Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves over 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a nondiscrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.


Job Description:

APPOINTMENT: Full-time, tenure track position beginning Fall 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in traditional and distance learning formats. A minimum teaching load of 3/3 is required. Primary teaching needs are at the Quad-Cities campus in the area of intermediate level financial accounting with a preferred specialization in accounting systems & analytics, but any area of accounting will be considered.

RANK & SALARY: Compensation is dependent on rank and qualifications and is competitive with regional, comprehensive universities. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.


Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Ph.D in Accountancy or a Doctoral degree with a concentration in Accounting from an institution accredited by the AACSB at the date of degree conferral. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, research and service and maintain scholarly academic standing under our AACSB criteria at all times.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional certification and university-level teaching experience in intermediate financial accounting, accounting systems/control, and accounting analytics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Other accounting areas will be considered for supplemental teaching assignments. Ideal candidates would also have experience with technology-driven course delivery, including video conferencing and online delivery methods.


Additional Information:

THE DEPARTMENT: The School of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Decision Sciences offers B.B. degrees in Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Business Analytics. The College of Business and Technology (CBT) has over 2,100 undergraduate majors, 275 graduate students, and 126 full-time faculty, and is accredited by AACSB International at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

THE UNIVERSITY: Since 1902, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region.

Western is a comprehensive university offering 62 undergraduate and 41 graduate degree programs, which includes an Ed.D. in educational leadership and a Ph.D. in environmental science. The University's 442 full-time faculty members teach 94 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses.

WIU-Macomb, IL: A traditional, residential four-year campus with distinctive undergraduate degrees and numerous graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago.

WIU-Quad Cities: The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population 44,000).

WIU's Macomb campus is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region. Annually, 12 major theatrical and dance productions and studio shows are performed, along with outstanding concerts, lectures, presentations, films, dance performances and more. The Gwendolyn Brooks and Casa Latina cultural centers offer programs and activities focusing on Black and Hispanic cultures, while the Women's Center promotes gender equity through education, support and advocacy. WIU's student organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and ally (LGBTQ*A) community provides resources, support and programming. These cultural and resource centers promote WIU's goal of enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through educational programming and advocacy.

The University's athletics program, based on the Macomb campus, sponsors 17 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's and women's varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League.


Application Instructions:

APPLICATION: Complete applications include:

1) a letter of application which lists your areas of interest for teaching and research.

2) current curriculum vita or resume

3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references

4) a separate statement regarding your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

5) evidence of teaching effectiveness

6) a statement regarding your research agenda (maximum, 500-words)

7) copies of unofficial academic transcripts; official transcripts will be required for the selected candidate

8) professional certifications or credentials (as applicable)

Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/

**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.

Screening will begin on September 13, 2021.

Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Jessica Lin at JL-Lin@wiu.edu and Dr. Tara Feld at TN-Feld@wiu.edu.

For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Human Resources at (309)298-1971 or via email at hr-recruitment@wiu.edu.



To apply, visit https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=135450&CNTRNO=35&TSTMP=0

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