Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Elon University in North Carolina

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 7, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Accounting: ELON UNIVERSITY; Martha and Spencer Love School of Business;Department of Accounting; The Department of Accounting in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business invites applications for two tenure-track positions in accounting at the senior assistant or associate professor level. The specializations of immediate need are in auditing and financial accounting. These positions are the result of growth in our programs and will begin in fall of 2015. Elon faculty members are expected to make strong contributions to instruction and mentoring, research, and service/outreach. Teaching will include courses in Elon's General Studies Program. Final candidates will be expected to demonstrate effective undergraduate teaching. Applicants should have an established record of research publications and an ongoing research agenda. An interest in teaching in the graduate and executive education programs is desirable. Only candidates with an earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited university will be considered. Professional accounting certification is a plus. About the School: The AACSB-accredited Martha and Spencer Love School of Business is housed in the Koury Business Center, which features state-of-the-art classrooms, multiple student engagement areas, the LaRose Digital Theatre, the Reed Finance Center, the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, and the Porter Family Professional Development Center. In 2014, Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked the school's undergraduate program #45 in the nation. In 2013, BusinessWeek ranked the part-time MBA program #1 in the south and #5 in the nation. Our diverse faculties thrive in Elon's collegial and supportive environment. About the University: Elon University is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. The faculty dedicate their talents, experiences, and leadership skills to activities that sustain, develop, and improve the entire institution. The university is situated on an idyllic 600-acre campus in north-central North Carolina, east of Greensboro, and northwest of Raleigh/Durham. With an enrollment approaching 6000, Elon University benefits from highly talented students, a growing physical plant, and an expanding endowment. U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon second among southern master's-level universities and #1 among schools "focused on their undergraduates." The Fiske Guide to Colleges ranks Elon one of the 25 "best buy" private universities. Elon University is proud of its strengths in the liberal arts, its strong sense of community, and its progress in incorporating technology and internationalization into classroom instruction. To Apply: To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at Review of candidates for these positions will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on research interests, information on teaching evaluations, and a list of three references to: (preferred), or to Accounting Faculty Search Committee, Department of Accounting, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University, 2075 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244. Search committee representatives will be conducting interviews at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA (August 2nd-6th). Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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