Visiting Assistant Professor, Accountancy & Center for Integration of Science & Industry

  • Bentley University
  • Waltham, MA
  • Apr 19, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Department of Accountancy and the Center for Integration of Science and Industry at Bentley University is seeking candidates for a visiting faculty position with a 2-2 teaching load in Accountancy and research with the Center. The position has competitive compensation and a 2-year contract. This unique visiting position is seeking recent Ph.D.s who wish to build a stronger research profile working with a team of leading interdisciplinary researchers focused on the business of pharmaceutical innovation.

This position is a non-tenure-track status university faculty position that performs activities of an assistant professor in the department. Candidates are expected to participate in the following areas:

  • Scholarly activities, teaching and service at a level necessary to support the School's mission and help maintain accreditation standards. 

  • Teach 6 credit hours per semester, all areas of Accounting considered.

  • Ability to apply for a tenure-track position if/when available

  • Conduct research with the Center for Integration of Science and Industry, including both independent and collaborative research with the Center's interdisciplinary teams of recent PhD graduates from biomedical/health sciences, undergraduate and graduate researchers, affiliated faculty, and Executives In Residence. Research will be consistent with the focus of the grants that provide funding for the Center as agreed with the principal investigator. Research is intended to demonstrate both Intellectual Merit in the discipline and Broader Impacts in society and establish a foundation for an independent research program in Accountancy. Research will be targeted to appropriate journals both in in Accountancy and pharmaceutical innovation and are expected to include peer-reviewed research, working papers, or reports based on the goals of the research, requirements of the funding agency, or disciplinary standards. 

The mission of the Center for Integration of Science and Industry is to advance the translation of scientific advances to create public value, focusing specifically on the biopharmaceutical industry. More information is available at www.bentley.edu/sciindustry

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD.

Must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants will be instructed to upload the following documents as part of their application:

  • CV

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest

  • Diversity Statement: Applicants should submit a diversity statement that provides a description of how they would contribute to the development of an equitable and inclusive community at Bentley University through one's teaching, research, and service.

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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