Job Description Summary:
The Department of Accounting and Finance in the School of Business Administration at Oakland University is recruiting an assistant professor to begin August 15, 2017.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Accounting and to maintain a high level of quality research and service activities. All research and teaching areas will be considered, auditing and assurance services or managerial accounting preferred. Evidence of scholarly activity that has positively impacted academic or professional audiences is a plus. Evidence of effective Masters of Accounting, M.B.A. or equivalent teaching experience or ability to teach at the master's level desired. Candidates who demonstrate leadership experience or an interest in taking on leadership responsibilities and/or relevant professional accounting or industry experience also sought. Other positive characteristics include evidence of successful interactions with the professional community, evidence of obtaining external funding, and ability to effectively collaborate with other faculty members.
The Department of Accounting and Finance:
The Accounting Program holds Accounting Accreditation from AACSB. The department offers both an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy. There are approximately 225 junior-senior undergraduate Accounting majors and 65 MAcc students.
Oakland University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including University contribution to TIAA/CREF, and medical and dental insurance.
The School of Business Administration is AACSB-accredited. It has approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The school is committed to enhancing its instructional technology and global management efforts. It is housed in Elliott Hall, which was constructed and opened in 2000. For more information about the School of Business Administration see www.sba.oakland.edu.
Oakland University is one of the 15 state-supported universities of Michigan. With almost 20,000 students, it offers a wide range of majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, and in the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, and Nursing. A new Medical School was opened in the fall 2011.
Rochester, Michigan is located twenty-five miles north of downtown Detroit in Oakland County. With a population of 75,000 residents and the characteristics of a small town, Rochester provides an excellent family environment. The Detroit metropolitan area has a population of over 3,000,000 residents and offers a wide diversity of cultural, sports, and entertainment activities.
Additional information about the School of Business Administration may be found at oakland.edu/business. More information about Oakland University can be found at oakland.edu.
Required Qualifications: Satisfy AACSB Academically Qualified Standards (OU-SBA standards) A Ph.D. in accounting or equivalent (advanced ABD status considered), Evidence of scholarly achievement or potential, and quality teaching.
Possession of professional accounting certification
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, interested candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, Ph.D. transcripts, a writing sample, the name and contact information for three references, and an evaluation of teaching.
Questions may be directed to:
Dr. Robert Nehmer, Search Committee Chair
Department of Accounting and Finance
School of Business Administration
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI, 48309-4485
Telephone: (248) 370-4980