Visiting Accounting Prof. of Professional Practice Non-Tenured Track

Chicago, Illinois
Jul 29, 2019
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Non-Profit Organizations & Associations
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The accounting and finance department of the Roosevelt University is seeking a full-time one-year non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of professor of professional practice starting from August, 2019. Renewal is possible.

Candidates for this position will be expected to teach a broad range of courses in Accounting and Forensic Accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. There are no requirements for research activities for this position, but having publications and current research projects are considered desirable.

About the University and the College: 
Roosevelt University is a private university dedicated to academic, creative and service excellence. Our Chicago campus is located in downtown Chicago, adjacent to the beautiful Millennium Park.

The Heller College of Business (HCB) at Roosevelt University is a leader in developing a diverse population of business professionals to serve in a wide array of positions in industry. The College offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in business across two dynamic campus locations: downtown Chicago (Loop) and suburban Schaumburg, as well as online. Graduate degree programs include the following: Master of Business Administration with a variety of concentrations as well as Master of Science programs in Accounting (MSA), Accounting Forensics (MSAF), Real Estate (MSRE), and Human Resource Management (MSHRM). Most of our graduate students are working professionals around Chicago area.

Undergraduate degree programs offer a BSBA with majors in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, and Marketing. The Heller College has 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty who specialize in teaching & research across a wide variety of business disciplines. Currently the Heller College has approximately 1000 students across both campuses, approximately 50% at the graduate level.

The Heller College of Business (HCB) is a teaching-focused college that supports the University’s mission of social justice & civic responsibility. The HCB currently holds ACBSP accreditation, with progress towards future AACSB accreditation.

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.


Applicants must hold an ABD in Accounting or relevant field from a fully-accredited institution on or before August 15, 2019.

Applicants without a PhD will be considered only with a graduate degree in accounting and active CPA certification.

Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited school. Teaching experience in a business college, especially prior experience teaching “core” accounting courses are also preferred. Evidence of an active research agenda in the accounting field and practical experience in accounting are also desirable.

Priority is given to applicants with an interest and experience in teaching both online and face-to-face courses. The normal teaching load for this position is 8 three credit hour courses per academic year.

Applicants must also have demonstrated evidence of successful teaching and involvement in scholarly activities.

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