Assistant Professor Accounting-9 month appointment

Missouri State University

United States

August 16, 2021


Posting Details Position Title Assistant Professor Accounting-9 month appointment

Work Location Springfield Campus Department School of Accountancy HR Home Department 020310 ACCOUNTING Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 01/10/2022 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in financial accounting. Secondary teaching assignments may be at the undergraduate level in managerial accounting and/or data analytics. Candidates will also be expected to maintain an active research agenda and engage in university service. The normal teaching load is 9 hours per semester.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD in Accounting or Business Administration from an AACSB accreditated institution with an emphasis in an accounting related field. Candidates who are ABD at time of application may be considered, but only if in position to successfully defend their dissertation by the date of employment. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record or show an ability to publish in peer-reviewed accounting journals and have university teaching experience. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working in diverse environments and/or with students from diverse background.

Link to Job Description https:// www. Open Date 07/16/2021 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

First Date of Consideration will be August 16, 2021, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number 20210036FTF

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this vacancy?
  • Missouri State University Website
  • Web Postings
  • Print Publications
  • Diversity website posting
  • INSIGHT into Diversity
  • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • Job Board (, Monster, etc.)
  • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
  • Personal Contacts / Networking
  • Newspapers
  • Other
  • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which of the following professional certifications do you currenlty hold?
  • CPA
  • CMA
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • Other
  • More than one of the above
  • Do not hold certification
  • What level of education have you attained?
  • PHD or DBA in Accounting/Business
  • ABD in Accounting/Business
  • Other terminal degree
  • Master of Accountancy/MBA
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Do you have a Ph.D. or are you ABD in your area of study?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness -1
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  • Other Documents -1
  • Unofficial Transcripts -2
  • Unofficial Transcripts -3
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