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Assistant Professor, Accounting

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Job Title: Assistant Professor, Accounting
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224248
About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Job Summary

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) in Americus, GA seeks an Assistant Professor in Accounting to teach a variety of accounting courses in our AACSB-accredited College of Business and Computing, beginning August 2021. This is a full-time, tenure track position.

Candidates in all specialty areas of accounting will be considered. Qualified candidates must possess the demonstrated ability to teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate (masters) accounting courses,including both traditional and online courses.A successful candidate will be expected to pursue cross-functional, integrative curriculum development and incorporate a pedagogical approach which involves students in learning through high levels of engagement.

Mentoring and advising students is integral to the mission of the College of Business and Computing and our philosophy of student-centric education. In addition, the successful candidate will be involved in the College of Business and Computing as an active participant in College activities such as committees and faculty meetings.

Required Qualifications
    A terminal degree in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited university is required, but ABD candidates near completion may be considered.Professional certification (CPA or CMA) and experience in the field are strongly preferred.Teaching experience is required.Maintain competence in academic discipline through research and professional activities.
Required Documents to Attach

Please attach the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Evidence of teaching success
  • Transcripts
  • Evidence of CPA or CMA licensure
  • Contact information for three professional references
Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/2/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time