Professor/Director, CREWS School of Accountancy

University Of Memphis

United States

April 1, 2023

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAE1479

Advertised Title Professor/Director, CREWS School of Accountancy Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN) Position Number 003400 Category Full-Time Faculty Department School of Accountancy Position Summary

The Fogelman College of Business & Economics (FCBE) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Professor and Director of the Crews School of Accountancy (CSOA), effective no later than Fall 2023. In addition to two Chairs of Excellence, the COSA has 12 academically diverse, research-oriented full-time faculty members covering all sub-disciplines in accounting. Degrees offered include the BBA at the undergraduate level plus the MS and Ph.D. degrees at the graduate level. All programs are fully accredited by AACSB International and the curriculum for the BBA and MS degrees have recently been updated to comply with the new CPA Exam requirements. As an R1 research institution the University of Memphis has a high-quality research environment that we both value and maintain. The university is committed to a complete renovation of the existing physical structure of the college, with project management and planning beginning as soon as August 2022. Upon completion the FCBE facilities will be an even more attractive place for students, faculty and visitors and will support both teaching and research with cutting edge technology.

The Director provides academic and administrative leadership for all operations of the CSOA and is responsible for developing goals and implementing plans to achieve its objectives. Responsibilities include faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; curriculum development; research initiatives; program promotion; course scheduling; budgeting; staff supervision; and external relationships with the accounting profession and business community. Teaching responsibilities are one course per semester. The Director serves on the College's Executive Council.

It is expected that the person in this position will maintain effective, collegial, and respectful working relationships within the CSOA, the FCBE and the University of Memphis campus community. The Director is also expected to uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for differences that represents the CSOA's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Minimum Position Qualifications

The Committee seeks candidates with the following qualifications:

· An earned doctorate with specialization in accounting

· An established record of professional and academic accomplishment appropriate for appointment as Full Professor or advanced Associate Professor with tenure.

· A strong record of scholarship and publication

· Ability to provide leadership through collaboration with the faculty to advance academic programs

· Administrative ability and effective communication and interpersonal skills

· Capability for effective interaction with administrators, the accounting profession and business community in Memphis, nationally and internationally

· Knowledge of and experience with AACSB accreditation policies and practices

· Professional certification (CPA, CMA, CIA, others) is desirable

Special Conditions

The Director position is an academic-year appointment with additional compensation for summer responsibilities. The position offers competitive salary, administrative and secretarial support, funds for travel and professional expenses, plus an attractive University benefit package.

Posting Date 07/29/2022 Closing Date 04/01/2023 Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range The position offers competitive salary, administrative and secretarial support, funds for travel and professional expenses, plus an attractive University benefit package. Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit Statement of Leadership Philosophy as “Other Document” when applying.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • References List
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Other Document 1
  • Optional Documents

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