Assistant/Associate Professor in Financial Accounting

Normal, Illinois
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Jul 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Summary:

The Department of Accounting at Illinois State University invites applications for two full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions in financial accounting.  The Department of Accounting is AACSB accredited and provides a balanced emphasis on quality teaching, research, and service.  The successful candidate will have a primary teaching interest in financial accounting with a secondary interest in cost or auditing. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The selected applicant will begin August 16, 2018.  

Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. Illinois State University ( is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service. Illinois State University has been named a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime.  

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or closely related field. ABDs with substantial progress toward degree completion will be considered.  2. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.  

Special Instructions:

To ensure full consideration, please attach an online application along with the below documents by August 31, 2017 via (posting number 0709623): 1. Formal letter of application  2. Current vita 

The Department will be conducting informational interviews at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. 

For additional questions, please contact: Dr. Debbie Seifert, Accounting Department Chair via 309 438 3336 or 

The Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383. 

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.