Assistant Professor - Accountancy

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Accountancy  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Department:

34200 - Accountancy Finance & Info Systems

 
Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Teach a spectrum of undergraduate accounting courses. The individual in this position will possess multiple areas of expertise/interest, with emphasis on financial accounting; accounting systems, and advanced accounting concepts.
The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 the latest.
 
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master's degree in Accountancy or related field with 18 hours of graduate level courses in Accounting.

 
Required Work Experience: Relevant teaching experience in advanced financial accounting topics and/or accounting information systems, or related business experience. All applicants must have a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness.

 
Required Licenses and Certifications: CPA license or CMA certification must be attached.

 
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: DPA or PhD in Accountancy or related field. Experience teaching in alternate modalities in college-level teaching experience (e.g., hy-flex, online, mixed delivery).  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach a spectrum of undergraduate accounting courses. The individual in this position will possess multiple areas of expertise/interest, with emphasis on financial accounting; accounting systems, and advanced accounting.

Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly/professional development in support of their teaching in this learner-centered environment; perform service in support of the students, the program and the institution; and be committed to continuous curricular enhancement in response to changing workplace needs and expectations.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 
  • Certification 
 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master's degree in Accountancy or related field with 18 hours of graduate level courses in Accounting.


Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Certification (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of CPA license or CMA certification.
 
Initial Application Review Date:
February 20, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes   
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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