Loras College
  • Accounting
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Full Time Faculty Benefits

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Available August 2018

 POSITION SUMMARY.  The Loras College Division of Business & Economics invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Accounting available August 2018.  The usual teaching load is 21 hours/credits per academic year, and courses taught will depend on the candidate's areas of expertise and division and college needs.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Accounting.  Flexibility and interest in teaching other business courses is desirable.  Candidates with a terminal degree or significant industry experience may also have the opportunity to teach in the College's M.B.A. program.  Additionally, faculty members are expected to contribute by offering courses in the interdisciplinary general education curriculum.  The successful candidate will be an individual interested in and committed to undergraduate teaching.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.  M.B.A. or Master's degree in accounting or related field required.  CPA required.  College-level teaching experience preferred.  Industry experience desirable.

COMPENSATION.  Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience.  Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, tuition remission program, membership at Wellness Center and Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.

DIVISION OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS.  The Division of Business & Economics consists or sixteen full-time faculty and offers an Executive MBA in Business Analytics and undergraduate majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), Marketing, and Sport Management, with minors in Accounting, Analytics, Business, and MIS.

THE COLLEGE.  Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution with pre-professional and career preparation and dedicated to high academic, ethical and moral standards.  The student body consists of approximately 1,600 students, over 90 percent full-time undergraduates. Candidates will be expected to support the mission of the College and respect the College's Catholic tradition. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.

THE COMMUNITY.  Loras College's 60 acre campus is located on one of Dubuque's highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, about three hours west of Chicago. Dubuque's population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque's unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.

APPLICATION DEADLINE.   Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For additional information contact:  Luke Lammer, Chair of Accounting Search Committee at luke.lammer@loras.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE.  Applicants must go to:  https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs to apply.  Please upload your letter of application and curriculum vitae and provide complete contact information for at least three professional references.  Finalists will need to pass a detailed background check before an offer is extended.

EOE.  Loras College recognizes the National Career Readiness Certificate.  Please visit Loras at www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College.


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