Assistant Professor of Accounting

  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Harrogate, TN
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Position Category: Faculty

Job Description

The Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Business position shall have the primary responsibilities of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses either online or in-person, research/creative achievement, recruitment and service functions, and shall be held accountable for these obligations as they contribute to the attainment of the mission of the university, school, and department. The Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Business position reports to the Chair, Graduate or Undergraduate Programs.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. or doctorate in accounting or the appropriate business discipline as required by the teaching assignment or other equivalent degree;*Demonstrated effective practical or graduate and undergraduate teaching and dissertation committee experience through a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

*evidence of effective undergraduate and graduate

teaching and scholarly activity; *demonstrated success in chairing

student dissertations.

Campus: Harrogate

Posting Number: F00691P

Job Open Date: 06/30/2022

Job Close Date: 09/30/2022

Open Until Filled: No

About the Institution

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or

AA/EEO Statement

Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

Background Check Statement

The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual's identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual's criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.

Job Duties
  • promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community at large;
  • promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students;
  • participate on university committees;
  • maintain proper security for all university files and information and follow privacy procedures at all times;
  • maintain records and procedures for duties and responsibilities of position;
  • complete required institutional, program accreditation, and other reports necessary for the advancement of university programs, both on campus and at extended campus sites;
  • must serve on dissertation committees as a member and/or dissertation chairperson;
  • assist in the recruitment of undergraduate students to the BBA programs along with other school programs;
  • undertake the "Standard Instructional/Research/Service Workload" as outlined in the Faculty/Staff Policy Manual;
  • provide course and classroom conduct as outlined in the Faculty/Staff Policy Manual;
  • comply with the university Faculty/Staff Policy Manual teach and be assigned undergraduate/and/or graduate courses based on course needs whether graduate or undergraduate programs;
  • provide academic advisement of students;
  • conduct office/conference hours;
  • submit textbook requests;
  • ensure School compliance with the standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP);
  • comply with announced requirements;
  • engage in professional development;
  • support the development, implementation, evaluation and preparation of annual reports of the Strategic Plan as related to their department and academic programs within the school;
  • serve as mentor to graduate students,
  • fulfill the university's scholarship expectation through research, publication, grant development, and creative achievement;
  • assess, assist, and guide face-to-face full time and adjunct undergraduate faculty under the direction of the chair and dean;
  • provide information for enrollment, assessment, retention reports to the dean as directed by the chair and dean,
  • provide committee service;
  • attend department, school, and university faculty meetings;
  • participate in community and public service opportunities;
  • attend commencement activities;
  • participate in annual faculty evaluation;
  • perform other duties as assigned;

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