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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Accounting

Berea College announces a full-time, tenure-track position in the Business Program, beginning August 2013.  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate accounting courses while being fully integrated in a strong liberal arts environment.  Required courses include Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Personal Income Tax.  Other teaching or research interests will be considered, including Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Accounting Information Systems, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Accounting, International Accounting, Business Law, and Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Organizations. The successful candidate will also teach in the College’s General Studies program or develop and teach interdisciplinary courses.  The Business program works closely with the Economics program, and both programs are in a division that includes Computer and Information Science, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Technology and Applied Design, Sustainability and Environmental Studies, and the faculty member from the Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program.

Candidates holding the Ph.D. in Accounting, or the MBA or MS in Accountancy with professional certification and relevant applied professional and/or teaching experience are encouraged to apply.  We seek candidates who can achieve excellence in teaching and scholarship and who, in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, will find ways to grow professionally and to interact with students on a one-on-one basis. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with education, experience and scholarly record.

Application materials should include a letter of application, C.V., transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage), teaching evaluations where applicable, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.  Applicants should submit these materials to Professor Ed McCormack, Program Coordinator for Economics and Business, at  Additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012.

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