Carthage College
  • 04-Jan-2021 to 05-Mar-2021 (CST)
  • Kenosha, WI, USA
  • Full Time Employee

The Accounting and Finance Department at Carthage College is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance starting in Fall 2021. The position will be a two-year renewal contract. The individual will be expected to teach undergraduate required and elective accounting courses. Courses will include but not be limited to Financial and Managerial Accounting, Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting and Intermediate Accounting. Ability to teach Corporate Finance is not required but is a plus.  Candidates should have a master's degree (or higher) from an AACSB accredited institution in Accounting, plus a minimum of five or more years' relevant work experience. CPA is preferred. Evidence of prior teaching effectiveness in a liberal arts setting is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Graduate degree from an AACSB accredited institution in Accounting.
  2. Minimum of 5 or more years' relevant work experience. CPA is preferred.
  3. Evidence of prior teaching effectiveness in a liberal arts setting is required.
  4. Knowledge of teaching-learning principles.
  5. Effective written and verbal communication abilities.

 Expectations of the Position:

Carthage College's Accounting major focuses on market-relevant teaching, and the ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to contribute to the teaching quality of the Department.  The Department focuses on educating the whole person, with our faculty members facilitating student acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge, their attainment of a broad set of professional competencies, and their development of a clear sense of professional ethics. Therefore, we seek a student-centric colleague who subscribes to this holistic educational philosophy, serves as an exemplary role model, and can demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses that develop students in all aspects.

The duties of a full-time accounting faculty are many and varied. In addition to teaching a full load of courses each semester, they supervise and advise students, and they will serve on committees at the department, division and College levels. Participation in scholarly research is also desired.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted from 1/11/2021-1/31//2021.   All applicants should submit a cover letter to include teaching philosophy and plan to create an inclusive classroom environment, curriculum vitae, and three professional references to the "Resume Upload" section of the application.  Additional questions can be directed to Dr. Catherine Lau, Chair of the Finance and Accounring Department, at clau@carthage.edu. 

About Carthage College:

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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