Assistant Professor of Business (Accounting)
Linfield University is a comprehensive university that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. The School of Business (https://www.linfield.edu/academics/business) invites highly qualified applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business (Accounting) beginning Fall 2023. The position will support the accounting major. Applicants should desire to be part of a committed team of faculty which works together to deliver a high quality accounting education and experience to our students. Candidates need to demonstrate the ability to teach courses in accounting and be interested in teaching a variety of courses across the business curriculum including masters'-level courses. In addition to accounting, students in the Business Department complete majors in finance, international business, management, marketing, and sport management, and minors in management, sport management, and entrepreneurship. The Department of Business is guided by strategic plans at the university and department levels, and is supported by a Business Advisory Council of alumni and business partners. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by March 31, 2023, will receive full consideration.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Doctorate in accounting or a closely related field, or a masters' degree and an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, 2) evidence of excellence in teaching, 3) demonstrated potential for success in scholarly professional achievement and department/college/university service, 4) ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small university setting, and 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to the highly qualified candidates who possess the following qualifications: 1) undergraduate teaching experience (highly desirable), 2) experience mentoring undergraduate students including first-generation students (desirable), 3) evidence of relevant professional experience in accounting (desirable), and 4) experience teaching entry-level, upper-level, and masters'-level analytics courses or evidence of relevant experience in analytics (desirable).APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
To apply, please complete the online application process at https://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs and attach the following documents as ONE PDF document. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and college/university transcripts will be required prior to campus interview. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received by March 31, 2023, will receive full consideration.
- Cover Letter;
- Resume or curriculum vitae (CV);
- Statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom;
- Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three professional references (including a brief explanation of how you have worked with each reference and/or the specific aspects of your professional work to which each reference can speak most knowledgeably).
IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION:
In order to create the healthiest face-to-face learning environment possible, Linfield University is requiring that all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees should be fully vaccinated no later than two weeks prior to arriving on campus. To be fully vaccinated, employees will need to have one COVID-19 booster shot. Linfield's COVID-19 vaccine policy, including requirements for compliance and exemptions, is available at https://linfield.edu/coronavirus-update/vaccine.html.
About Linfield University
Linﬁeld University is an independent, coeducational comprehensive University that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. Linﬁeld oﬀers high quality academic programs and emphasizes strong support for individual students with a favorable student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The University is historically aﬃliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A. and is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom. Linﬁeld is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
The McMinnville, Oregon campus includes 79 buildings on 189 acres. A second campus, located in northeast Portland, is home to the School of Nursing. A third program, Linﬁeld University Online and Continuing Education, oﬀers students the opportunity to pursue coursework, degrees, and certiﬁcates online.
Enrollment totals 2,000 with students coming from 24 states and 24 countries. Linﬁeld is ranked 1st among liberal arts institutions in the Paciﬁc Northwest for ethnic diversity of students according to the 2020 US News & World Report. Linﬁeld is consistently named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which recognizes commitment to civic engagement and service-learning. Thirty-seven percent of Linfield's undergraduate students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third are U.S. students of color. Linfield competes in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference and holds the national record, across all divisions, for consecutive winning football seasons (dubbed "The Streak"). U.S. News & World Report has named Linfield one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation when it comes to social mobility for four years in a row. See more of Linfield's accolades at linfield.edu/rankings.
Linﬁeld places a strong emphasis on experiential education that creates a rich learning environment. Special features of the University include study abroad programs in ﬁfteen countries; a one-month January Term for intensive study; and internships and student research opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Half of all Linﬁeld graduates study outside the U.S. and the University pays the full airfare for every student's ﬁrst study abroad experience.
McMinnville is at the heart of Oregon's wine country in the Willamette Valley. The city is 35 miles from Portland and an hour from Paciﬁc Ocean beaches. Sunset magazine ranked McMinnville as a top 20 "dream town" and Bon Appétit rated the city one of the six "foodiest towns" in the United States. In a state famed for its incredible natural beauty, the Northwest Oregon region also provides easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.
Linfield offers a generous comprehensive benefit plan, which includes healthcare, retirement plan, life insurance, and short/long term disability. Another amazing and valuable benefit for eligible employees, as well as their eligible spouse/domestic partner and dependents, is tuition remission. You and your dependents will have access to our Athletics Complex, including two weight rooms, racquetball courts, a basketball court, swimming pool, track, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a 1.5 mile outdoor wellness trail. For those who are sports enthusiasts, you and your dependents can attend all Linfield athletic events on campus for free (except NCAA playoffs). Additional perks include 20% merchandise & clothing discount at our Barnes & Noble Bookstore, access to Microsoft Office 365 on your personal devices, and a Starbucks conveniently located on campus.We Value Diversity: Linﬁeld University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and conﬁrming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linﬁeld contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion eﬀorts.