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Kent, OH

Position Number: 990060

Home Org/Dept: Accounting – Kent Campus [100206]

Location: Kent Campus

Work Type: Faculty

Physical Location: Kent, OH

Basic Function:
The Department of Accounting at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level.

Examples of Duties:Participation in the Ph.D. program will be part of the faculty member’s responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:Candidates must have (1) completed or nearly completed a doctoral degree in Accounting; (2) exhibit potential for publishing in top academic journals, and (3) provide evidence of effective teaching.

Professional certification is highly desirable.

Candidates in all areas of research and teaching interest will be considered, with emphasis on financial accounting and auditing.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Additional Information:About the university, college, and department: Kent State University is the second largest university in the State of Ohio and is located in an attractive suburban area with easy access to both Akron and Cleveland. The area is known for a low cost of living and a high quality of live. Our residential campus in Kent draws a large undergraduate population (approximately 28,000), whilel the eight-campus system serves approximately 40,000 students. The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. The Department of Accounting holds separate AACSB accoutning accreditation as well. We are in the design stage of building a new, state-of-the-art College of Business administration building to support our research, teaching, and service goals. The college is designated as one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools by the Princeton review. The Department of Accounting has an undergraduate accounting program, a Master of Science in Accounting program and a Ph.D. program in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. The College of Business Administration currently subscribes to WRDS, COMPUSTAT, CRSP, and a variety of datasets commonly used in business and accounting research, as well as a bloomberg terminal.

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

When applying for this position, you would need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one working paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three references.

Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use will not be permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.