Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting and Department Chair position to begin August 1, 2021.
This is a full-time undergraduate teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load. Courses taught will include both introductory accounting courses and upper level accounting courses for the Accounting major as well as courses based on departmental needs and the successful candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will serve as the Chair of the Accounting department. This individual will provide academic advising and manage outcome data related to accreditation requirements. Service to the department, College, and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.
An earned doctorate in Accounting or closely-related field and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Accounting Search.” Include a letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)
Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica.
The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.
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