Accounting Tenure-Track Faculty Position - LeTourneau University in Longview Texas

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LeTourneau University

Longview, Texas 75607

United States

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LeTourneau University
School of Business
Assistant Professor of Accounting

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual with a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship and program development. This individual will have primary teaching responsibilities in accounting with overlap in finance. Participation in university community events, campus life, student advising and success programs, and university service is also expected.

Applicants should have a PhD in business with a particular emphasis in accounting or finance. Additional credentialing as a CPA is essential. LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to teaching at a small, dynamic Christian University where the integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.


In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, CV, cover letter and transcripts to Dr. Steven D. Mason, Associate Provost-Dean of Faculty, P.O. Box 7001, Longview, TX 75607-7001.

Email inquiries to or fax information to (903) 233-3259.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted by December 15, 2011.

Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.

LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited, interdenominational, evangelical Christian university offering undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, engineering technology, and aeronautical science and Master's degrees in business administration. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers programs for adult students at major educational centers in Tyler, Dallas, Austin, and Houston, Texas.

The university's 3386 students represent approximately 50 states, 20 foreign countries, and more than 47 different denominational groups. The entering freshman class averages of SAT scores range from approximately 140-160 points above the national average and evidence a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.

LeTourneau has been recognized more than twelve times by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Keyword Phrases

  • C.P.A. Certificate required
  • Internships for Accounting Majors
  • Position is available immediately
  • Participation in university community events
  • Scholarship expected
  • Advising and Retention effort required
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter