Detailed Job Description
The Accountancy Department at Bentley University is seeking applications for a Trustee Professor, at the rank of Full Professor, beginning September 2015. The Trustee Professor is expected to contribute to Bentley's research environment by publishing in top quality journals, and by taking a leadership role in mentoring junior faculty and doctoral students. Teaching will be focused primarily at the graduate level, and includes service on doctoral dissertation committees. We expect the Trustee Professor to perform service to accounting academia through leadership roles.
Additional Description of Duties:
Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston, Bentley University is a dynamic community of leaders, teacher-scholars and creative thinkers. Bentley is dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. At Bentley, approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students interested in business professions study in a wide range of programs that address all functional areas including accountancy, finance, marketing, management and liberal arts - all anchored in technology. Undergraduate and graduate business programs at Bentley University are AACSB accredited. Bentley University is also one of only a handful of US business schools and of about 130 business schools worldwide to earn European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. See the university website www.bentley.edu for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs.
The strongest candidates will have an outstanding record of scholarship, an ongoing and high quality research program, and an international reputation. Particular consideration will be given to scholars whose research has potential synergies with current Bentley University Accountancy faculty and doctoral students. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching accounting, primarily at the graduate level. Details such as the term of the Professorship are open, depending on experience and qualifications. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive. A supportive, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment. The university provides a wide range of resources to both students and faculty through an extensive academic computing environment to support high quality teaching, learning, and research.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates should upload the following materials electronically to https://jobs.bentley.edu: vita, cover letter, statement of research program, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations for the past five years and five recent publications or working papers (please use the "Bentley Use Only" and "Other Documents" link). You may scan multiple documents into one .PDF to facilitate uploading.
Names and contact information for references will be required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For further information, please contact Dr. Jean Bedard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.