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Montana State University Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting (Managerial) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 21005

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Angela Woodland at: 406-994-2653 OR

Classification Title

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting (Managerial)

Brief Position Overview

The Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in managerial accounting with primary responsibilities in teaching, research, and service/outreach.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes

Faculty Rank Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Number 4A4010

Department Jabs College of Business Instruct

Division College of Business

Appointment Type Faculty

Contract Term Academic Year

Semester Fall & Spring

If other, specify From date

If other, specify End date

Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

Contract Type MUS

If other, please specify

Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

We seek candidates who are passionate about delivering excellence in the classroom, producing exciting and impactful research and who will thrive in our rich, mountainous environment. Montana State University values a broad array of experiences and perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally rich campus environment. We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse university community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed. In support of our strategic plan, which promotes access and respect, we enthusiastically encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Duties and Responsibilities

The new faculty member will teach required and elective courses in the undergraduate and graduate managerial accounting and business programs, advise students, conduct scholarly research, and provide college and university service and engagement. A normal teaching load is 6-9 credit hours per semester.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Ph.D. or D.B.A. degree with emphasis in Accounting or a closely related field by start date.

  • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in managerial accounting. Preference will be provided to candidates who are also able to teach in tax, financial, or governmental accounting.

  • For assistant professor rank, potential to carry on a successful program of scholarly research resulting in publication in respected peer-reviewed journals. For associate professor rank, demonstrated ability to publish in respected peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated experience teaching upper level and graduate accounting courses.

  • Deep knowledge of data analytics

  • Demonstrated experience in integrating data analytics into course materials.

  • Ability to teach in more than one accounting area.

  • Record of refereed publications.

  • Professional experience and/or certification.

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Conduct interesting, thoughtful, relevant and impactful scholarly research that results in publications in respected peer-reviewed outlets.

  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues, students, and business professionals.

  • Be committed to service and engagement in the College, the University, the profession and the community.

  • Be dedicated to supporting and enhancing Montana State University’s initiative for diversity, equity and inclusiveness.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The Program

The Department

The College

The Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship offers a B.S. in Business with options in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree. The College has about 25 tenure-track faculty that are augmented by an experienced group of professionally-qualified faculty. Faculty members enjoy a highly collegial environment and are committed to excellence in business education. The combination of a positive professional work environment and outstanding recreational opportunities offer a uniquely satisfying lifestyle.

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date August 2021

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on 10/15/2020; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions

To apply, please upload your current CV, a document outlining how you meet each individual required and preferred qualification, your teaching philosophy, and your research philosophy.

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

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