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Elon University
Elon, NC, United States
5 days ago
Elon University
Elon, North Carolina, United States
5 days ago

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The Department of Accounting in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in accounting at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. All areas will be considered, but the specializations of immediate needs are in tax and intermediate accounting. The anticipated start date is fall of 2021 (preferred), spring or fall of 2022. Elon faculty members are expected to make strong contributions to instruction and mentoring, research, and service/outreach.  Teaching will include courses in Elon’s Core Curriculum Program. Final candidates will be expected to demonstrate effective undergraduate teaching. Applicants above the assistant professor level should have an established record of research publications and an ongoing research agenda. An interest in teaching in the graduate education programs is desirable. Only candidates with an earned (by the time of employment) doctorate in accounting from an AACSB-accredited university, or an earned JD/MTA/CPA or LLM/CPA with a concentration in tax will be considered. Tax applicants must be terminally qualified under AACSB standards. Professional accounting certification is strongly preferred.

To support Elon’s teacher-mentor-scholar model, we offer an attractive package of research support that includes a pre-tenure sabbatical, course reassign times, summer research grants, and funds for conference travel.  Elon faculty have access to WRDS, Bloomberg, FactSet and other databases through the Reed Finance Center.

About the School: The AACSB-accredited Martha and Spencer Love School of Business has emerged from a time of dramatic growth to become a leader in business education. Our faculty are both dynamic teachers who promote engaged learning and leading scholars who publish their work in top journals. To support our teacher/scholar mission, we provide extensive teaching and research development programs, including pre-tenure sabbatical, summer and academic year research grants, course releases, and teaching workshops. The LSB is housed in the Koury Business Center and Sankey Hall, which feature state-of-the-art classrooms, multiple student engagement areas, the LaRose Digital Theatre, the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, the Reed Finance Center, the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Organizational Analytics, the Center for Financial Literacy, and the Porter Family Professional Development Center.  We offer graduate classes on the Elon campus and in the fast-growing Research Triangle Park (RTP) area.  In 2021, Poets and Quants ranked the school’s undergraduate program #45 in the nation and, in 2016, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the part-time MBA program #1 in the state and #17 in the nation.

About the University: Elon has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, emphasizing strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and across the country.

Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service-learning.

To Apply: To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu. To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on research interests, information on teaching evaluations, and a list of three references to: accsearch@elon.edu (preferred), or to Accounting Faculty Search Committee, Department of Accounting, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University, 2075 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244.  Review of candidates for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. 



Job Information

  • Job ID: 57416225
  • Location:
    Elon, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Accounting
  • Company Name: Elon University
  • Industry: Business School
  • Job Function: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time Tenure Track

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