Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance

McKendree University seeks a dynamic, engaged, and student-centered Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance to join our team. The position is full-time and tenure-track to begin in the Fall 2023 semester.

The successful candidate will be inspiring, someone who ignites passion for lifelong learning, and is academically excellent. Candidates should be committed to excellent teaching, dedicated to university service, and possess the ability to integrate active scholarship in their classroom practice.

The McKendree University School of Business offers a B.B.A. degree with several majors, including a major and a minor in Accounting, and an Economics/Finance major.  The School of Business also offers an M.B.A. program with several concentrations. The successful candidate may participate in both programs, teaching accounting and finance both face-to-face and online.

The preferred requirement for this position is a terminal degree in Finance or Accounting or related area of business. Candidates who are ABD or who hold a master’s degree, certification, significant corporate experience, and prior teaching experience may be considered for a non-tenure track Instructor of Accounting and Finance position. In all instances, preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in various areas of Accounting and Finance, who also have significant experience in these two fields.

McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private liberal arts university in Lebanon, IL, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, a culturally rich and vibrant city. In addition to active academic clubs in Accounting and Business, popular co-curricular activities for McKendree students include Division II athletics, speech and debate, and both instrumental and choral music. 

If you are ready to join an exciting team of faculty, we welcome your application! 

Interested candidates should complete and submit the McKendree Employment Application and send a letter of interest referencing job #APA93, resume/CV, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, unofficial graduate transcripts (official upon hire), a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation to the Director of Human Resources,    

Deadline for best consideration:  November 5, 2022

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.