Instructor/Assistant Professor of Accounting
Website Louisiana Christian University
The Young School of Business at Louisiana Christian University (LCU) invites applicants for a tenure-track Instructor or Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning Fall 2023. The ability to teach in multiple areas, particularly Data Analytics or Finance, is a strong advantage. Rank will be determined by the qualifications of the successful applicant.
LCU’s primary mission is teaching from a faith-informed perspective. The School seeks faculty who are active Christians whose biblical worldview guides their teaching and research. The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Business degree and a new Master of Business Administration degree. Courses are delivered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. The School of Business is ACBSP accredited.
Duties and Responsibilities
Applicants need to demonstrate abilities to engage students in learning both in the classroom and online. Responsibilities of the position include serving as an academic advisor to students, participating on university committees, overseeing curriculum development and assessment for the business and accounting degrees, and assisting the School with its student recruitment efforts. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged with funding available through an endowment.
All full-time faculty are expected to teach courses, hold office hours, and participate fully in departmental, collegiate, and university activities; to engage in scholarly/creative activity; contribute to departmental and university work; advise students; participate in recruitment events and activities, and demonstrate a commitment to professional development. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an effective working relationship with the administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the community to ensure the success of the program.
- Possess an earned MBA, or Master’s in Accounting, or a closely related field, from a nationally or regionally accredited institution with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Accounting
- Qualifications to teach Data Analytics, or Finance classes in addition to Accounting courses is a significant advantage
- A current CPA license is desired.
- Demonstrated teaching excellence
- Commitment to the production of scholarship in peer-reviewed publications.
- Excellent written and spoken English communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- A Christian commitment and the ability to integrate Christian faith into traditional coursework.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match, and LCU tuition benefits are available for employees and their dependents.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will not be considered until all materials have been received.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate an active Christian faith and a calling to engage in a “Christ-centered community committed to Academic Excellence where students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.”
To apply for these positions, please submit:
1. A cover letter
2. LCU Faculty Application
3. LCU’s Christian Worldview Statement
4. Curriculum Vitae
5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
6. 3 recommendation letters
Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:
Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Louisiana Christian University
1140 College Drive
P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359
Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Must be a visible CHRISTIAN leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana Christian University and the Baptist Faith.
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