Assistant Professor of Business Accounting

Employer
Alvernia University
Location
Reading, Pennsylvania

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Alvernia University’s College of Business, Communication, and Leadership invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the ACBSP accredited Business Accounting program beginning January 2022.

Candidates must hold a PhD or DBA in accounting.

Required Qualifications: Successful candidates will possess a commitment to excellence in teaching with a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse pedagogical approaches in varied learning environments, have a demonstrated commitment to service, and have a defined research agenda. With Alvernia’s new state-of-the art Reading CollegeTowne facility, our technology driven classrooms and business lab, and the O’Pake Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, we encourage and support scholar practitioners who actively engage in practice, action research, and applied research. The candidate should have an appropriate mix of academic credentials and business experience to ensure an appropriate blend of both business theory and practice required to meet program goals and objectives. Candidates should be knowledgeable about the new educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam beginning January 2022 and be prepared to enhance the accounting curriculum as required. 

For tenure-track consideration, candidates must have an earned doctorate and evidence of scholarly output, broadly defined. Teaching assignments may include traditional day, graduate and adult education accelerated courses, off-site corporate education, and online/blended delivery formats. Commitment to high-impact practices such as service-learning, experiential learning, action and applied research, and use of innovative pedagogy is expected.

Alvernia has a bold approach to becoming a 21st century, modern regional university. This includes the rapid expansion of enrollment through a renewed focus on business programs, international students, community engagement, entrepreneurship, and economic development. We seek professionals who are thoughtful, creative, and nimble leaders, adding immediate value in the complex environment of private higher education.

All Alvernia University employees promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics. As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating a service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability. Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

How to Apply: Candidates should send a letter of application with current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the Alvernia University Human Resource Office email at [email protected]. Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Alvernia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values. All employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.  Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

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