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Accounting: Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Accounting – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Accounting at the Assistant Professor rank beginning the 2019-2020 academic year. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus.  Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.
Master’s degree in Accounting and CPA required.  PhD in Accounting or related discipline, DBA, or other appropriate doctorate preferred.  2-3 year teaching experience at the collegiate level is strongly preferred. We encourage applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to bring excellence and innovation into the classroom, maintain a strong continuing record of scholarship, and possess attributes leading to successful professional service.  Departmental duties required in support of the traditional accounting curriculum while strengthening the connection of the department to the liberal arts areas on the campus. As an undergraduate residential liberal arts college Augustana values advising and mentoring of students.  We also have expectations that faculty will engage in campus wide service.

Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org.
Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, John Delaney at johndelaney@augustana.edu .  Review of applications will begin July 15, 2018; we plan to interview in August at the American Accounting Association Annual meeting in Washington D.C.
To apply, please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using the subject line: Search #102-19 Accounting, and directed to Wendy Hilton Morrow. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #102-19 Accounting, C/O Wendy Hilton Morrow, Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.  Application materials include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (including contact information). 
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds.  We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed.

Review of applications will begin July 15, 2018.

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