Accounting and FinanceWorking Title:
Tenure-Track Assistant Accounting and Finance Professor (Beginning August 2022)Classification:
Assistant Professor - 24910Nature of position:
Tenure-TrackJob Summary/Basic Function:
The Accounting and Finance Department welcomes applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022.
Responsibilities include teaching Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Auditing, and Personal Finance; as well as advising students, performing scholarly research, and department and university service. This person will be joining us at an exciting time for our growing college, with new majors, concentrations, and co curricular initiatives being crafted. We especially value individuals who can contribute to our business analytics degree, currently under development. Actual course assignments will depend on department needs and will include mixed modalities. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications as well as aligned with the details contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (http://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/LR/Pages/default.aspx) and the Millersville University Promotion Statement (http://www.millersville.edu/about/administration/policies/).
A complete application comprises the following:
- A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
- A current curriculum vitae.
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).
- Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the start date).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.
Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number. Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.Required Qualifications:
- An active doctoral candidate, with evidence of the doctoral degree conferred required to be eligible for reappointment to the third year.
- A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in accounting.
- A U.S. CPA or CMA professional designation.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness in the field of accounting (peer and student evaluations) spanning a minimum of two years.
- A Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
- Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.
- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrates a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
- Successful interview.
- Successful teaching demonstration.
- Successful completion of three background checks.
- An earned doctorate in accounting.
- Multiple professional designations (CPA and CMA).
- Experience teaching both introductory and upper-level accounting courses in both financial and managerial accounting.
- Evidence of current peer reviewed publications in business journals.
- A research record related to pedagogy and student learning, consistent with Millersville’s mission as a teaching university.
- Willingness to conduct classes through multifaceted teaching strategies for in-person instruction and/or hybrid or online modalities.
- Significant relevant managerial experience and accomplishments.
- Educational and/or work experience in Data Analytics.
TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., student research, service learning, etc.), advise students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. The academic-year workload for full-time faculty is 24 workload hours and faculty must hold a minimum of five office hours per week on no fewer than three different days. Major responsibility is to teach undergraduate courses in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and data analytics. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs. Faculty are expected to develop and teach day, evening and/or weekend courses through multifaceted teaching strategies for in-person instruction and/or hybrid or online modalities. All members of the faculty also have the responsibility to accept those reasonable duties assigned to them within their fields of competence. Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update; learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs; and participating in department, college, and university meetings and workshops.
Expectation to mentor undergraduate students in research or other high-impact practices, as appropriate.
For details, please see:
CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:
- The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
- The Millersville University Promotion Statement and particularly Section V.C.1 Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 9-11); and
- The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 3-4).
Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession. For details, please see:
- The CBA, Article 12.B.2, Continuing scholarly growth (p. 28);
- The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.2 Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 11-13); and
- The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 4-6).
Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. For details, please see:
- The CBA, Article 12.B.3, Service: contribution to the University and/or community (p. 28)
- The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.3 Service: Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 13-15); and
- The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Service, Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 6-7).
May include but is not limited to: Supervise interns / co-ops / independent studies / individualized instructions / theses. Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence. Additionally, faculty are expected to actively engage in curricular development and evaluation as well as co-curricular, assessment, and accreditation activities. PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:
Please see the CBA
, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39). DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:
The Department of Accounting and Finance in the Lombardo College of Business is comprised of six full-time faculty members, and approximately 750 undergraduate students. The college offers BS degrees in accounting, finance, information technology, marketing, management, and business administration, and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).Essential Functions:
Posting Open Date:
- Major responsibilities include teaching major and/or non-major courses (lectures and/or labs) in management as well as courses within his/her area of specialization in order to cover the faculty complement vacated by the prior faculty member.
- Additional duties include but are not limited to developing a research program in management that involves undergraduates, academic advisement, as well as assessment and accreditation activities.
- Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.
09/12/2021Posting Close Date:
10/24/2021Quicklink for Posting/Requisition: