Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Accounting

Pacific University


ID: 7087734
Posted: October 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Accounting

The College of Business at Pacific University, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting starting in Spring 2022 or Fall 2022.

The College of Business is an ACBSP-accredited college. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The College of Business serves a diverse, multicultural population as part of a larger university system and liberal arts offering. In most years, the College of Business enjoys twenty percent of entering first years requesting business majors or minors. Demand for the College of Business education is significant and growing.

The mission of the College of Business is to foster a student-centered learning community that equips students with the skills to serve as principled leaders in a dynamic global environment. Our community within the College of Business is of great importance. The working environment is collaborative, and we want to invite candidates who seek such an environment. We are looking for candidates to join our high-functioning, friendly and growth-oriented team.

● an earned doctorate in Accounting or a closely related field from an accredited doctoral program (ABD candidates will be considered if evidence of successful completion can be provided before the start date)
● strong teaching credentials or potential for excellence in teaching
● strong potential for research that will lead to scholarly work publishable in refereed journals
● strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education
● demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population

● ability to teach with excellence, teach the core courses in financial and managerial accounting, cost accounting, intermediate accounting, advanced accounting, and related courses based on the needs of the college.
● teach 5-6 courses per year, participate in service to the College and University, undertake continuous and robust scholarly research in accounting or a related field, and play an active role in mentoring and supporting student success
● demonstrated skills and experience with applied business research

Pacific’s College of Business offers accounting classes for our undergraduate students on our Forest Grove campus in person and online, in select circumstances based on pandemic circumstances. There may be an opportunity to teach graduate courses.

As the newest College in one of the Northwest’s oldest universities, the College of Business at Pacific University was founded in 2013 and was recently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). We are seeking a colleague who is prepared to invest in the growth of our programs. We value a collegial and collaborative environment and we emphasize close work between faculty and students.

Pacific University, founded in 1859, is a private university of approximately 1800 undergraduates and 1900 graduate students. Pacific is located in beautiful Forest Grove, OR, which is 25 miles west of Portland, an exciting, progressive and culturally diverse urban area. Campus is a short drive from the Oregon Coast, and the surrounding area offers a rich opportunity for outdoor recreation. For more information, please see www.pacificu.edu.

APPLICATION: The College of Business is committed to a vibrant and diverse campus community. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of reference, via Paycom at https://www.pacificu.edu/jobs. If you have any questions about submitting your application materials please contact Ashly Tilden-Browning | ashlytb@pacificu.edu

Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified. The hiring process normally consists of several interviews and can last several weeks depending on the position. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and successful completion of a background check. A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Pacific University.

Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in people’s lives. Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center.

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in business, the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, and health professions. Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu. In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences. International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.

It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status, or any other protected classification recognized by applicable law, in admission, access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other applicable state or federal law, or city ordinance. Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, provost@pacificu.edu.