Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor of Accounting
Millikin University's Tabor School of Business, an ACBSP accredited institution, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Accounting, effective August 2023. Qualifications are Ph.D. in accounting or a Master’s in accounting with a Ph.D. or DBA in a relevant field. ABDs will be considered. For a Clinical Instructor appointment, qualifications include a Master’s degree in accounting, active CPA licensure, and relevant professional experience. Candidates must be fiercely dedicated to teaching, maintain active scholarship and engagement in their field, and engage in service to the university.
Tabor School of Business seeks an individual who is passionate about teaching undergraduate students the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to accounting in a hands-on learning environment. Areas of teaching include accounting courses at the introductory level in addition to upper-level courses in intermediate/advanced financial and managerial accounting in addition to individual and entity taxation. Tabor has a long history of leading the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for Decatur as a required activity for all accounting majors.
Candidates are expected to embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning consistent with an institution that extensively engages both its faculty and students in externally-based engagements. Student advising and mentoring is an important part of teaching. Candidates will work closely with corporate partners to advance opportunities for our students.
The Tabor School of Business offers a comprehensive business curriculum with seven ACBSP accredited undergraduate degrees in major functional areas – Accounting, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and International Business; an MBA with three concentrations – Project Management, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Management; and additional majors in Business Communication, Communication, Cybsersecurity, and an online program in Organizational Leadership. 100% of Tabor School of Business students earn careers in their field or go on to graduate schools within 6 months of graduation. We strongly advocate Performance Learning education through client-based activities, student consulting, global opportunities, and internships. Our award-winning Center for Entrepreneurship provides faculty a wealth of opportunities for scholarly research, student-run ventures, pitch competitions, and consulting opportunities. The Tabor School has close relationships with the business community that includes local Fortune 100 firms and numerous entrepreneurs. www.millikin.edu/tabor/
Millikin University is a vibrant, comprehensive institution with approximately 2,000 students, four colleges or schools; Arts and Science, Tabor School of Business, Professional Studies, and Fine Arts. The University has professional graduate and several adult evening programs. Millikin takes pride in preparing students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.
The Decatur MSA has a population of 110,000. Decatur has been ranked third in the nation as an Emerging Logistics and Distribution Center by Business Facilities: The Location Advisor and also a Top 25 Trade City by Global Trade Magazine. The Midwest Inland Port, a multi-modal transportation hub, has market proximity to 95 million customers in a 500-mile radius. The Midwest Inland Port includes the Archer Daniels Midland Intermodal container ramp, the three class I railroads that service the ramp and the city (the Canadian National Railway, CSX, and the Norfolk Southern Railway), five major roadways, and the Decatur Airport. Information about the Decatur community is available at - https://www.decaturil.gov/live/
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, diversity statement and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefits package.
Address inquires and applications to RJ Podeschi, Dean, Tabor School of Business. Millikin University, 1184 W Main Street, Decatur, Illinois 62522. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 217-424-6285.
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