Assistant Professor of Accounting - WVU-TECH (Beckley)- 15654

Beckley, West Virginia
Jan 07, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Department of Accounting and Management in the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a nine month, full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Accounting position to begin August 2021.

Responsibilities include teaching 12 undergraduate hours per semester in a variety of accounting courses and other responsibilities commensurate with a teaching position. Applicants who can teach accounting information systems, accounting for nonbusiness entities, auditing, individual/corporate tax accounting, and fraud related courses, in addition to financial accounting, are of particular interest to the department. The position requires course delivery via in-seat and online modalities utilizing Blackboard with Quality Matters Standards. Additional responsibilities include student advising, recruitment, retention, curriculum assessment, involvement with student organization, and performing other duties associated with a faculty position.

Date of Appointment: August 13, 2021

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Masters in Accounting with CPA or CMA certification is required. Doctorate in Accounting or related field or ABD with completion by May 2022 is preferred. Evidence of scholarly promise, excellent communication skill, and student-centered philosophy is essential. Evidence of college-level teaching and active use of technology is highly desirable.

WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment and is ranked seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is in close proximity to several states and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. The Department of Accounting and Management offers baccalaureate degrees in Accounting and Business Management and Undergraduate Certificate in Fraud Examination.

More information about the College of Business, Humanities and Sciences can be found at:

Application Materials must include:

Letter of interest

Curriculum Vitae

Three (3) professional references with their full contact information

One-page teaching philosophy statement

University transcripts

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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.