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David and Ashley Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For best consideration, please submit a completed application with required materials for the first review of resumes, which will begin on September 1, 2017. Along with the application, the following items must be included: • Letter of application • Curriculum vitae • Graduate transcripts • Evidence of teaching and research effectiveness.

Job Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170006FAC
Job Title David and Ashley Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
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Work Location Murray
Employment Term Academic Year
Position Type Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Department Accounting
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

Full time, tenure track position to begin August 15, 2018. The Department of Accounting has nine faculty members and offers both an undergraduate degree in accounting and the MBA/Accounting Concentration. The program graduates 40 to 50 students each year and is widely recognized for its quality. Students typically accept positions in public accounting, industry, or government, and many of the department’s graduates hold executive-level offices within their organizations.

Teach accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and perform quality research resulting in publications in peer-reviewed accounting journals. The endowed professorship offers a reduced teaching load, and the selected candidate’s responsibilities will include fostering a collaborative research agenda with faculty in the Department of Accounting. Additional responsibilities may include implementing new and innovative instructional and learning experiences for students, further strengthening relationships with the professional community, creating new avenues for achieving even greater student success on certification exams, developing new ideas for enhancing core competencies in accounting, and generally assuming a major role in taking a strong teaching department to an even higher level. The position requires an energetic attitude, a strong concern for student welfare and development, and a focus on identifying and achieving agreed upon outcomes. The person holding this position will be expected to help raise the national profile of the department.

Minimum Education Requirements

Earned doctoral degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited university with a residence requirement.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

The strongest candidates will have expertise in contemporary research practices and topics, an established record of and a continued commitment to substantial research, demonstrated excellence in teaching accounting-related topics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels with a strong interest in instruction innovation, and the potential to make significant scholarship and internal service contributions. Professional certification and substantive professional experience are desirable. Candidates from all teaching areas will be considered. The position will pay an AACSB-competitive salary plus a substantial stipend.

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Posting Details

Posting Date 07/31/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For best consideration, please submit a completed application with required materials for the first review of resumes, which will begin on September 1, 2017.

Along with the application, the following items must be included:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Graduate transcripts
• Evidence of teaching and research effectiveness.

Posting Specific Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching and Research Philosophy
Optional Documents