The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance (LSAF) in the Williamson College of Business Administration (WCBA) at Youngstown State University (YSU) invites applications for the John S. and Doris M. Andrews Endowed Chair in Accounting. We are seeking a dynamic individual who can contribute to the vitality of our accounting program. The John S. and Doris M. Andrews Chair in Accounting is a teaching, research/scholarship, and professional service position. We welcome accomplished teachers and scholars who can demonstrate leadership in the field of accounting on a national level.
The John S. and Doris M. Andrews Chair in Accounting will:
a) Teach in the undergraduate and graduate (MBA and MAcc) programs.
b) Maintain an active scholarly agenda, including but not limited to presentations and refereed journal publications.
c) Be available to speak to local, regional, and national groups.
d) Lead and/or participate in projects that further the goals of the program, School or college.
e) Maintain active involvement in the accounting profession at the national, regional and local levels.
f) Demonstrate active involvement in activities that increase the visibility of and support the goals of the of the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance, the WCBA, and YSU.
g) Assume duties as assigned by the Director of the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance and/or the Dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration.
The mission of the WCBA is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students to be leaders in business/organizations and society.
A student-centered, teaching/learning process that focuses on the application of theory to practice and supports the intellectual and professional development of our students.
Faculty scholarship that contributes to management practice, advances the discipline, and enhances the teaching-learning process.
Contributions by our students, faculty, and staff that support the university, profession, and the economic development of the region.
The Williamson College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. The WCBA is composed of thirty-seven full-time faculty members, along with professional academic advisors, the WCBA Center for Career Management, Center for Student Services, the Center for Nonprofit Leadership, the Williamson Center for International Business, the Entrepreneurship Center, and the YSU Small Business Development Center. YSU's Williamson College of Business Administration (WCBA) has approximately 1,200 undergraduate business majors, 160 MBA students, and 25 Master of Accountancy students.
The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance houses the Master of Accountancy program and undergraduate majors in accounting and finance. There are three active student organizations: an award winning chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, a student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, and a Student Investment Fund organization that manages an investment portfolio of over $1 million. Accounting faculty teach courses that support the BSBA, MBA, and MAcc programs.
Youngstown State University—an urban research university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.
The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.
An earned PhD in Accounting or Business with a concentration in Accounting from an AACSB accredited school is required. Documented excellence in teaching, research and service. Accomplishments deserving of the rank of Professor. A track record of developing successful partnerships with the business and professional communities.
Business experience and professional certification preferred.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.