Full-Time Tenure-Track, Accounting/Finance, Open Rank - Graduate Business Studies Department - Beginning January or August 2018

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Department to which position will be assigned Business & Economics Department
Position Title Full-Time Tenure-Track, Accounting/Finance, Open Rank - Graduate Business Studies Department - Beginning January or August 2018
Position Type Faculty
Application Deadline Date
Tenure Track Yes
Full-time / Part-time Full Time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary / Permanent Permanent
Position Number 10193955
Salary or Wage Competitive; commensurate with qualifications/experience
Position Start Date

Position Summary Information

Job Description

The School of Business at Edinboro University seeks a full-time tenure-track, Accounting/Finance, open rank faculty member, beginning January or August 2018.

The School of Business offers concentrations in accounting, forensic accounting and fraud examination, comprehensive business administration, international business, finance, marketing, and personal financial planning with aspirations to begin a MBA program in the near future. The Business programs are accredited by ACBSP. Our mission focuses on a commitment to student opportunity, quality teaching and quality student advisement, whether the student participates in our programs on main campus, at a regional campus or online.

Required Qualifications

The School of Business seeks candidates whose teaching, service, and research has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to providing high quality undergraduate and graduate programming in a diverse and inclusive environment. Ph.D. or DBA in a business-related field from a regionally accredited institution (ACBSP or AACSB accredited institutions preferred) with ability and qualifications to teach in one or more business fields under ACBSP standards is required. Degree and research must be sufficient to maintain academic qualification (AQ) based on ACBSP and School of Business standards. ABD candidates will be considered so long as they have reasonable expectation of degree completion by semester start date. Teach courses in accounting and finance and other courses consistent with their experience and background at the graduate and undergraduate level with the ability to teach in the areas taught in the MBA program a plus. Multiple positions are being sought in different disciplines, and one faculty will provide leadership in a new Graduate Business Studies Department. Teaching or equivalent professional work experience expected. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of refereed publications, professional work experience, and aspirations to take a leadership role in the Department are a plus.

Specific Duties

This position will be a primary instructor in a proposed MBA program at Edinboro University and teach courses specific to the individual’s discipline at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Physical Demands
Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact the Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: socialequity@edinboro.edu. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

About EUP

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education is located 15 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania. The university is the region’s largest and most comprehensive public institution. The 585-acre campus is a picturesque area, approximately 100 miles from the educational and cultural centers of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidate should submit teaching evaluations if available and transcripts.

Cover Letter (include your experience and/or desire to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level).

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Preference will be given to applications made by November 11, 2017, however, the position will remain open until filled.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report.

Finalists may be required to complete an interview and/or demonstration.

Fluency in English language for final candidates will be assessed.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle Vitae
    • Edinboro University Website
    • Erie Times News
    • PASSHE website
    • Other PASSHE school
    • Regional newspaper - Cleveland Pittsburgh Buffalo
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed jobs.com
    • the Career Services Office on my campus
    • HBCU Connect
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Diversity publication (not listed)
    • Academic Careers Online
    • Facebook/LinkedIn
    • Monster/Indeed
    • Equal Opportunity Council
    • Other (not listed)
  2. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree will be obtained by date of employment
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • PhD, Ed.D, DBA, J.D.
  3. * Please indicate your years of higher education teaching experience:
    • No teaching experience
    • less than 1 year of teaching experience
    • 1 year or greater but < 3 years of teaching experience
    • 3 years or greater but < 5 years of teaching experience
    • 5 years or more of teaching experience

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter (include your experience and/or desire to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level)
  3. Graduate Transcripts (Official required if hired)
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Supplemental Information
  2. Teaching evaluations