The Economics, Accounting and Business Department at Converse College invite applications for a tenure-track position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor level to begin in January 2020 (or as soon thereafter as feasible for the candidate). The department supports undergraduate majors in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration (with concentrations in Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing and Sports Management) and Healthcare Administration.
Teaching areas include financial, and managerial accounting principles, upper level accounting including Taxation, Intermediate, and other courses, depending on the candidate’s expertise; an interest in occasionally teaching personal finance or Excel is also desired. This professor may also be responsible for offering other business and finance courses as needed
The teaching load is typically three courses per semester plus one course in January term. Additional responsibilities include advising students, assessing student learning, curriculum development, and providing service to the department, college, and community. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and provide evidence of excellence in teaching and continued professional development.
To apply, submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org. :
-- a resume;
--a cover letter explaining how your background fits the position;
--graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial review; official copies are required for employment)
-- three confidential letters from professional references;
--also fill out the employment application online at https://www.converse.edu/employment
For full consideration, review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Selected candidates must complete a background check that is satisfactory to the College and be qualified to teach in the US.
Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Converse College is a private, women's liberal arts college with an enrollment of ~1,250 traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and co-ed graduate students. We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Candidates should have a Master in Accounting degree, or MBA with an Accounting concentration with CPA, CMA, or other accounting related designations. Ideal candidates will be excellent teachers, enjoy working with undergraduate students, and be able to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines within a liberal arts environment. Selected candidates must complete a background check that is satisfactory to the College and be qualified to teach in the US.
Since 1889, Converse has been igniting the voices of students through education that prepares them “to see clearly, decide wisely and act justly.” Our women’s college and our graduate programs for men and women launch passionate global citizens whose energy, creativity and competence bring value to their professions and their communities.