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Assistant Professor, Accounting & Finance (Non-Tenure Track)

Johnson C. Smith University
Charlotte, NC

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


This is a regular, full-time, non-tenure track position beginning August 2024. This position is funded by non-university funds. The continuation of this position is contingent upon availability of funding and contract renewal.

The Full-time Faculty is expected to be a highly qualified teacher and advisor with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills; an understanding of the curriculum; scholarship, publications and research in the discipline. The Full-time Faculty reports to the College/School Dean.


  • Teach twelve credit hours of course work each semester specified by Program, undergraduate, and nine credit hours in the graduate program.
  • Hold 10 hours of office hours per week, with five hours being regularly scheduled and the remaining five held by appointment.
  • Serve on University committees or offices, as allowed by tenure status, i.e. non-tenure track, tenure-track, tenured.
  • Attend regularly, all program, department, college, and faculty meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records of class attendance and performance in all courses as necessary, and report non-attendance to registrar as requested per the Senior Vice President for Academic affairs.
  • Support proper assessment of all associated programs, including major degree programs and Liberal Studies.
  • Assign course grades in keeping with University guidelines and provide mid-term and final grades on the date and time assigned.
  • Attend University functions, e.g. Founder’s Day Exercises, Commencement, and any other University convocations.
  • Participate in University-Sponsored faculty development programs, such as workshops, conferences, and technology professional development workshops.
  • Follow all classroom procedures as described in the Faculty Handbook and provide proper and timely feedback to student assignments.
  • Qualifications

    Ph.D. required for all disciplines. At least 18 graduate semester hours in any teaching discipline, or a documented justifiable scholarly and professional experience in the discipline certified by the respective College Dean. At least 18 graduate semester hours in any teaching discipline, or a documented justifiable scholarly and professional experience in the discipline certified by the respective College Dean.

    Supplemental Information

    Files to be submitted are 1) Letter of Application; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; 4) Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of al/finalists); 5) Official JCSU Application. Three signed Letters of Recommendation on letterhead from individuals familiar with the candidate's teaching abilities are also required and should be scanned directly to by the person making the recommendation.

    Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.


    Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www.,

    Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

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