Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting (Chesapeake, VA) - Saint Leo University in Chesapeake Virginia

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Saint Leo University

Chesapeake, Virginia


United States
(FAC153)

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Detailed Job Description



Department:

School of Business

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. A leading provider of higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the main campus in Saint Leo, FL, through the Center for Online Learning and at 20 regional centers in seven states.


The Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance within the Donald R. Tapia School of Business is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach Accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This position will be offered as tenure or non-tenure track depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. The position requires teaching evening and Saturday classes at our Chesapeake and South Hampton Roads Centers in Virginia. This position may also require teaching online.


This position requires teaching 9 courses over five 8-week terms and therefore is a twelve (12) month, year round, full-time faculty appointment with two (2) months release time to be determined in consultation with the department chair and center director.


This anticipated faculty appointment will be at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank with an anticipated start of January 2015.


An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.


The position requires engaging in curriculum development; supporting recruiting efforts; demonstrating professional development (e.g., scholarly research); undertaking community service in keeping with the University’s Benedictine values; teaching on ground and online; and teaching undergraduate and graduate classes.


To apply, submit a cover letter documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); a values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less) which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (a minimum of four classes, preferably a mix of graduate and undergraduate). The evaluations can be submitted as “Other” document. Official transcripts must be submitted to address shown in the “Special Instructions” for official evaluation.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:


•Teach 9 classes per year;
•Advise students 10 hours per week;
•Assess, assist, and guide adjunct Accounting faculty under the direction of the department chair;
•Be able to teach non-traditional age students; and
•Have a commitment to active learning in the classroom.


This position may require teaching online and/or Saturday classes.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

An applicant must possess a Doctorate degree in Accounting from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate level per accreditation guidelines (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Accounting).


Must be able to demonstrate excellence in the classroom (on-ground and online).

Minimum Qualifications:

A Doctorate degree in Accounting from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Accounting courses per accreditation guidelines (minimum of 18 graduate semester credits in Accounting).


United States Citizenship is required.
Military requirements mandate the final candidate must be a United States citizen in order to be granted access to Naval Amphibious Base where classes will be conducted.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in Accounting from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Accounting courses per accreditation guidelines (minimum of 18 graduate semester credits in Accounting).


Experience teaching traditional and non-traditional age students; online teaching experience.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Business
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Accounting
  • Business Online
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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