Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about
teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University
expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through
mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other
activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this
highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical
teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester. Student
advising is supported by professional staff. Undergraduate faculty
share in the delivery of the general education program, most often
by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.
Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for
successful teaching, is required for all positions. Experience
teaching at a smaller, private institution is highly
The College of Liberal Arts and Business at Aurora University seeks
to hire a highly-skilled colleague with expertise in Accounting for
a full-time, tenure-track or clinical-track faculty appointment for
the 2022-2023 academic year. The anticipated start date is August
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
- Applicants must hold a graduate degree in accounting or related
field from an accredited college or university (CPA and terminal
degree or ABD preferred).
- Applicants should have at least five years of professional
- The area of accounting expertise is open, but the candidate
should be prepared to teach a broad range of accounting courses
(e.g., foundations of accounting, managerial accounting, financial
accounting, intermediate accounting, tax, audit, etc.).
- Applicants should show excellence in teaching and a commitment
to mentoring. Teaching in the university's general education
program may also be required.
- Undergraduate teaching with select opportunities to teach in
discipline-appropriate graduate programs.
- Active engagement in institutional service, professional
activity, student mentorship, program assessment, and recruitment.
This position will play a critical role in supporting accounting
and business majors.
All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary
and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long
term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition
remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including
description of education, certifications held, and all relevant
experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for
three references including phone numbers (candidates will be
notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic
Please submit application materials as follows:
Faculty Search, Office of the
Vice President for Academic Affairs
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.