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The School of Business at Whitworth University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Accounting. A doctoral degree in accounting or a doctoral degree with strong accounting credentials is preferred. We will also consider candidates with a CPA and MAcc or MBA willing to pursue a doctorate.
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. Whitworth combines a strong liberal arts perspective, the Christian heritage of the University, its commitment to academic rigor, and its long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.”
Whitworth’s School of Business is in the process of pursuing AACSB accreditation and is recruiting scholars who can contribute to this effort. Small class sizes combined with close interaction between students and faculty enable our graduates to learn the essential professional skills and knowledge to successfully compete for positions in today’s high velocity global marketplace. The undergraduate degree program is the one of the largest on campus with an estimated 16% of all Whitworth students choosing to major in business and economics areas. The school offers both a traditional undergraduate degree with concentrations in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing, and a unique undergraduate degree completion program in organizational management and management and accounting. The graduate program provides an excellent Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Whitworth accounting graduates are recruited by top regional and national accounting firms.
In addition to being active scholars, applicants must be committed to the cultivation of superior teaching skills in accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching assignments may include Financial, Managerial, Intermediate, Auditing, Accounting Systems and Theory or Cost Accounting. Applicants are expected to actively participate in important university, school and departmental support and service responsibilities (e.g., faculty governance, mentoring, development, and student advising). Collegiality is highly valued.
Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
A doctoral degree in accounting or a doctoral degree with strong accounting credentials is preferred. Individuals with a CPA and MAcc or MBA who are willing to pursue a doctorate are also encouraged to apply.
Must be qualified as a Scholarly Academic or Instructional Practitioner in accounting under the current AACSB faculty qualification standards.
Willingness to teach across all three business programs including day and evening programs, at various locations and through different modalities (e.g. online).
Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level teaching, possessing strong relational skills with students and colleagues.
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment. (Including OPT)
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
Background check and education verification required.
Tara Lambert will be available to interview prospective candidates at the American Accounting Association conference in San Diego. To arrange an interview time or for more information please contact her at (509) 777-4435 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission of providing "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized and ranked as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of 2,900 students and offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Located on a ...200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines, Whitworth offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. More than $83 million in campus improvements have been made over the past decade, including a new center for the visual arts, a landmark general academic building, a new science facility, three new residence halls and several outdoor athletics facilities.