Instructor/Assistant Professor of Accounting

Rhodes College

United States

January 18, 2022


Posting Details Job Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Accounting

Classification Title Rank Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Accounting The Department of Business at Rhodes College (https:// www. invites applications for a full- time, non-tenured, three-year position in Accounting to begin Fall 2022. The department offers accounting courses in conjunction with both its interdisciplinary undergraduate business major and its graduate Masters of Science in Accounting. This position is renewable with successful performance review. We seek a candidate who is committed to teaching and service at a liberal arts college. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and support the academic growth of students through advising, mentoring, and shared learning. Successful candidates will possess the skill, knowledge, and ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate accounting courses. All areas will be considered, but the interest and willingness to develop new courses in data analytics, tax and/or auditing is desirable. A doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., DBA, JD) in accounting or a related field is preferred but not required. Candidates with a master's degree and relevant professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CGMA, CMA) will also be considered. In addition to teaching, candidates will be expected to actively participate in service activities in the department, college, and the accounting profession.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. https: // www. rhodes/liberal-arts-city

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https: // policies/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy)

Please apply online at A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited later); 4) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching and/or service will contribute to a liberal arts college community that is committed to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values; 5) teaching evaluations (if available). Candidates are also invited to submit an optional statement explaining how COVID-19 has impacted their work. Review of completed applications will begin January 18, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Wendy J. Bailey, Chair of Search Committee and Director of Masters in Science in Accounting at

Successful candidates will be required to adhere to the College's COVID-19 protocols then in effect (which may include COVID-19 vaccination, testing, and/or masking) to the extent required and/or permitted by federal and state laws.

Required Education

A doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., DBA, JD) in accounting or a related field is preferred but not required. Candidates with a master's degree and relevant professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CGMA, CMA) will also be considered.

Required Qualifications Preferred Qualifications

Posting Number F00100P

Open Date 12/16/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Recruiter/Contact for Applicant Wendy Bailey Contact Email for Applicant Contact Number for Applicant 901-843-3096

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  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diversity and Inclusion Statement
  • Evidence of Teaching Performance
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Other Document
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