Accounting Assistant Professor



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Job description

Job Title: Accounting Assistant Professor
Classification: Faculty
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Business & Entrepreneurial Studies
Reports To: Department Chair
Location: Lincoln University – Main Campus (In-Person)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: Per CBA

This is a full-time, in-person, tenure track opportunity, for an Assistant/Associate Professor to facilitate undergraduate courses in the field of Accounting. A successful candidate should possess the ability to engage thought, encourage questions, and guide meaningful application of content presented within the classroom both to individual students and the collective group of learners. The required teaching load is 24 credits/year, and for this position would include a range of subject matters in the discipline of Accounting.

✓ Teach in-person undergraduate courses as assigned by the Department Chair, predominantly in the discipline of Accounting.
✓ Maintain a sufficient presence on campus to support students, departmental initiatives, and other faculty initiatives as they arise.
✓ Prepare syllabi according to the University/Department guidelines provided.
✓ Compile, administer, and grade all homework assignments, projects, papers, and exams needed to promote comprehensive learning of the subject matter(s) presented.
✓ Present course content, assignments, and other supporting materials relevant to the course on the Learning Management System (LMS) to allow for easy student access.
✓ Provide multiple graded artifacts (assignments, projects, exams) for the assessment of the course materials. And prepare written feedback of how each course met various student learning outcomes on the system of record communicated.
✓ Regularly meet with, and provide academic guidance and enrollment assistance, to all student advisees assigned, to ensure efficient and successful progression through the degree program(s).
✓ Engage in research and professional development in the discipline of Accounting on a consistent basis.
✓ Support and contribute to Department initiatives set forth to enhance student learning and faculty development.

✓ Doctoral degree (Ph.D., DBA, or equivalent) in the Accounting discipline.

✓ Prior teaching experience in a University/College setting and/or commensurate clinical experience in the field of Accounting.
✓ Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule. Occasional travel for conferences of other departmental administrative work is expected. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions – protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.

How to apply

All applications should be submitted through the online portal. Only complete applications will be considered.
Applicants must submit the following:
✓ Letter of interest from applicant.
✓ Curriculum vitae that includes education, experience, and other contributions/awards relevant to this position.
✓ Copies of all college/university transcripts verifying completion and coursework studied.
✓ Statement of teaching philosophy.
✓ Research statement.
✓ A diversity statement that discusses the incorporation of the principles of diversity into your teaching, research, and service.
✓ Three professional letters of recommendation.
✓ Short video (3-5 minutes) introducing Accounting content to potential students. (Please submit video to [email protected])

Lincoln University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. The University is committed to enriching its education.

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Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university. It is located near the town of Oxford in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The university also hosts a Center for Graduate Studies in the City of Philadelphia. Lincoln University provides undergraduate and graduate coursework to approximately 2,500 students.