Work Schedule: Full-time, tenure track position available September 1, 2019. Some evenings may be required.
General Description: The Pacific Lutheran University School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate position in Accounting starting Fall 2019. Applicants should be able to provide instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level across a range of accounting courses. In addition to coverage of introductory and/or intermediate level courses, preference will be given to candidates who are prepared to teach in the graduate MBA and MS Finance programs.
The programs in the School of Business have been continuously accredited by AACSB since 1971. Faculty and staff seek to advance the University’s vision of academic distinction through enhanced global focus, student-faculty collaboration in research and service projects, and by helping students find their own paths to meaningful and successful lives. The School has a mission of producing graduates with character and competence to be leaders in their communities and in the enterprises they serve. The School of Business supports these goals by maintaining a balanced faculty load for teacher-scholars.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: -Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting. -Contribute to the University and the School of Business through research and relevant service.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -Collegial faculty with demonstrated significant professional or academic engagement in accordance with our AACSB International accreditation. -Familiarity with managerial and/or financial accounting, intermediate accounting, auditing, or other accounting topics. -Ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in accounting in the BBA program, as well as the graduate programs MBA and MS Finance. -Ability to contribute to fostering diversity of the campus, curriculum, and/or discipline.
Required Qualifications: -Terminal degree in a business related field. ABD will be considered, but terminal degree must be in hand by September 1, 2019. -Evidence of commitment to teaching, research, and service. -Research training. -Applicant must be legally eligible to work in the United States on hire date AND legally authorized to work in the United States for Pacific Lutheran University without sponsorship now or indefinitely into the future.
Preferred Qualifications: -Ph.D. in Accounting from a university with an AACSB accredited program. -Professional designations such as CPA, CMA, and CFA. -Preference for candidates who are academically qualified with respect to PLU’s AACSB International accreditation. Being academically qualified includes a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed scholarship – or the potential to achieve one. -Previous university teaching in accounting. -Preference for collegial faculty who view themselves foremost as inclusive educators, possess a commitment to scholarship to inform their teaching, and will support all of our students in the search for meaningful lives in the global economy.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae -List of 3 References -Teaching Evaluations -Teaching Philosophy in which you describe your goals for student learning, the methods you use to help students achieve them, and how you assess student learning. This statement should also explicitly address how you create an inclusive learning environment that is attuned to diversity and equity.
Applications will be accepted through the online process only.
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Pacific Lutheran University is a private university located in Tacoma, Washington. The university is home to approximately 3,200 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Through its seven schools: Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts& Communication, Business, Education and Kinesiology, and Nursing, Pacific Lutheran offers more classes and more opportunities than most liberal arts colleges. Students have the opportunity to work close-up and hands –on with professors and classmates. Professors at Pacific Lutheran not only serve as mentors who help students discover the professional opportunities in academic fields, but as colleagues who work side- by -side with students on research and creative projects. Pacific Lutheran seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care- for other people, for their communities, and for the earth.