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Instructor of Accounting

E-appoint Tracking Number: ACCTG009701

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach accounting courses in internal auditing and in other areas of accounting including financial reporting, accounting systems, auditing, or managerial accounting at the undergraduate levels with a twelve-hour-per-semester load fall and spring semesters. Candidate will be expected to participate in University service, provide student advisement, make contributions to academic engagement, assist in recruitment efforts, and serve as faculty advisor for student organization(s). Candidate will support professional certification programs in accounting, such as CPA, CIA, CFE, and CMA. Candidate should hold certification in accounting (such as CPA, CIA, CFE, CMA). Candidates without certification in internal auditing (CIA) are expected to complete the certification process within 5 years as a requirement for continued employment at PSU.

Minimum Requirements: Education: Graduate degree in business or in accounting (MBA, MPA, MPAcc or other graduate degree closely associated with teaching of accounting) from accredited schools with an anticipated completion by July 15, 2018. Work experience: Full time employment in industry, business, government or education for a period of no less than 4 years. Work experience should be related to accounting with managerial and executive level experiences. Certifications: Dedication/progress toward completion of internal audit certification.

Preferred Qualifications: Education: Earned graduate degree in business (with accounting emphasis) or accounting from accredited schools. Work experience: Full time employment in industry, business, government or education with professional experiences in governance, risk, compliance, internal audit for a period of at least 4 years. Work experience should be related to accounting with managerial and executive level experiences. Certification: Maintain certification in internal audit (CIA) and accounting (CPA). Teaching/academic experience: Teaching experience and record of scholarly work are highly desired. Membership(s) in regional, state, or national associations related to teaching of internal audit (IIA membership) and accounting is (are) desired.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 03/31/18

Application Instructions:

Electronic submission only. For a position description, please download the file titled 'Job Description', located at the top, right-hand corner of the page under the red 'Apply Online' button. Interested and qualified applicants should upload a cover letter; resume; and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit all required documents no later than March 31, 2018. Position is contingent upon funding.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer


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Other Information: The Accounting and Computer Information Systems is located in the Kelce College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school offering undergraduate and MBA programs. Pittsburg State is a publicly supported regional university serving southeast Kansas and adjacent regions in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. It serves 7,400 students and is located in Pittsburg, a community of 20,000.

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