Assistant Professor of Practice, Accounting

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Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, a town of about 70,000, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Department of Business is soliciting applications for a Professor of Practice position in Accounting at the assistant professor level. This position has advising responsibilities and standard course loads of four courses per semester. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, professional activities, and a willingness to be active in service to the department and university.


Minimum credentials include a Master of Accountancy or MBA, and professional certification (CPA, CMA, CFA, or other relevant certification).

We seek an outstanding teacher and program builder to contribute to Wittenberg's established Accounting program.  The successful candidate will join a strong team of faculty committed to delivering a transformative undergraduate experience for our students.     

Evidence of solid teaching capability is required, with a strong preference for a candidate with a track record of outstanding teaching.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in management and public/private accounting, with a preference for public accounting (e.g., 1-3 years of experience) and interaction with the audit function, and a proven ability to bring that experience into the classroom. 

Other requirements include an enthusiastic commitment to working with student teams on diverse applied business projects and the ability to expand relationships between the department/university and the broader community.  Specifically, we are looking for an individual to build upon our already solid relationships with employers and graduate schools that result in internships and post-graduate opportunities for our students.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must set-up an account and make application through our online system. To apply, please upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  3. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. Names of three references (with phone numbers and email addresses)

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the employment process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.




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Posted: 11/14/2017
Application Due: 11/14/2018
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