Position Title: Professor of Practice of Accounting Department Craig School of Business Appointment 9 Months Tenure Status Non Tenure Track FLSA Exempt Job Summary
The AACSB-accredited Craig School of Business in the College of Business and Professional Studies at Missouri Western State University is searching for a full-time Professor of Practice in Accounting (non-tenure track) to join their team starting in Academic Year 2023-24. Qualified candidates should demonstrate content expertise, accountancy experience, and knowledge of the CPA exam requirements.
The Craig School of Business is committed to providing students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and applied learning experiences skills through five BSBA degrees, as well as both online and traditional MBA degree programs with concentrations in Engineering Technology, Management, Forensic Accounting and General Business. Nonacademic units integral to the Craig School of Business includes the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Center for Franchise Development, and the Center for Workforce Development.
Interested applicants should have relevant teaching experience, and hold either a Ph.D. in Accounting or a relevant Master's degree with 18 graduate credits in accounting. A CPA with professional experience in the field is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate courses such as Accounting Techniques, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Income Tax, and Auditing. Experience in graduate courses including Foundations of Finance and Accounting, Auditing, and Business Taxation is preferred. Faculty course assignment depend on both University and College needs and AACSB accreditation requirements.
Essential Job Duties
The ideal candidate for this position prioritizes dynamic instructional environments that promote positive, interactive, and inclusive learning experiences for all students.
- Master's in Accounting or closely related field with a minimum of 18 credits in Accounting
- Experience teaching undergraduate or adult learners
- Ph.D. or AACSB-accepted terminal Degree in Accounting or closely related field
- Substantial experience in business and industry in accounting or closely related field
- Experience teaching courses such as Accounting Techniques, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Income Tax, and Auditing. Experience in graduate courses including Foundations of Finance and Accounting, Auditing, and Business Taxation is preferred.
- Success working with students or employees as an advisor, mentor, or internship supervisor
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
As Missouri's designated applied learning institution, we seek a candidate who is both collaborative and service oriented, and who demonstrates a strong commitment to building real-world active-learning environments.
Physical Demands Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Additional Demands University
Designated as the State of Missouri's applied learning institution, Missouri Western State University is a public open-access institution located in St. Joseph, Missouri, on a beautiful 744-acre campus approximately 35 minutes north of the Kansas City International Airport. With 4,500 plus graduate and undergraduate students and over 29,000 alumni, Missouri Western is designated as a First-Gen Forward campus dedicated to academic innovation, regional and community partnerships, and a student-centered experience.
Missouri Western State University is an active participant in the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and region it serves, and the campus' distinctive focus on applied learning and research is a hallmark of its innovative teaching and learning environment. Missouri Western seeks to build an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and women to apply for this position.
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