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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:10 AM

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Eastern Illinois University invites applicants for a 9 month tenure-track faculty position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in financial accounting and a secondary area such as managerial, governmental, audit, or tax. Position begins in fall 2018. A PhD or DBA from an AACSB-accredited accounting program is preferred, although ABDs close to completion will be considered. Evidence of strong instructional effectiveness is essential, as are strong communications and interpersonal skills. Experience teaching online, business experience, and professional certification are desirable. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) for three references. Applications must be submitted electronically to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/46004. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all telephone interviews are scheduled. For questions about the search, please contact Nic Robinson, Search Committee Chair at nrobinson@eiu.edu.

Eastern Illinois University, a public university, places priority on teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting. Eastern is consistently named one of the top Midwestern public universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report. Approximately 7,100 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. EIU offers the Bachelors of Science in Business with Accountancy and Masters of Business Administration with Accountancy Concentration degrees. There are approximately 1,300 business majors and minors, and 100 MBA degree candidates. The University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the School of Business and the Accountancy Program are fully accredited by AACSB. Charleston is located in East Central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, which are all within a 2-3 hour drive.

Requirements
A PhD or DBA from an AACSB-accredited accounting program is preferred, although ABDs close to completion will be considered. Evidence of strong instructional effectiveness is essential, as are strong communications and interpersonal skills. Experience teaching online, business experience, and professional certification are desirable. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.

• Location: Charleston, Charleston, Illinois

• Post ID: 23900007 charleston
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