The Department of Accountancy at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announces this open-rank job posting to hire a non-tenure track professor for the academic year starting July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will join our collegial department, live in Northeast Ohio, and make CWRU their long-term academic home. This is a destination job for the right candidate.
The target applicant is someone who sees advantages in embracing a long-term non-tenure track academic career that balances teaching and the application of practical knowledge. The person hired would be committed to excellence in teaching, teaching three courses per semester (18 semester hours over each academic year). The ideal candidate would be able to teach various subjects across the accounting domain. Excellence in application of knowledge is demonstrated through publishable applications of scholarly literature to practical topics, publishable applied research, and contributions in practitioner books and articles. It may also include other activities that add materially and demonstratively to the reputation of the school within the business community. The person hired would be expected to share in service to the department, school, and university, and to develop purposeful, professional relationships with students, colleagues, and other stakeholders.
CWRU is a member of the American Association of Universities with a nearly 200-year record of intellectual accomplishments. Our campus sits in metropolitan Cleveland's University Circle. Cleveland, Ohio is one of the nation's most diverse cities, boasting among the country's highest concentrations of cultural institutions and performing arts venues, including Playhouse Square and Karamu House. Cleveland and its surrounding suburbs provide affordable living for families and ample employment opportunities for spouses, and the most impressive collection of health care institutions in the world.
Weatherhead School of Management was the first to offer PhDs in Operations Research, Organizational Behavior, and Designing Sustainable Systems. Our Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit offers original perspectives on how organizations can do good while doing well through interdisciplinary study of challenges facing our planet. Weatherhead has both AACSB business school and accounting accreditation. CWRU partners with Minority Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities by inviting their graduates to apply for our North Star Award and join our graduate and professional student community. This is part of our quest toward the CWRU North Star
In employment as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Requirements for applying to the position:
- Master degree or higher in a relevant discipline (preference given to candidates with a doctoral degree, e.g., DBA, Ph.D., etc.) from an AACSB-accredited institution;
- Current CPA or CMA certification (preference given to candidates with work experience in an accounting-related capacity);
- Candidates for the assistant, associate, and full non-tenure track position should have at least five, ten, or fifteen years, respectively, of significant, relevant full-time combined professional and academic experience (preference given to candidates with at least two years of teaching experience).
- Demonstrated ability to teach subjects across the accountancy domain;
- Demonstrated experience of bringing technology into the classroom;
- Demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
- Eligibility for full-time employment in the United States without sponsorship.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following before December 1, 2021:
- A cover letter, including indication of rank sought by applicant;
- A CV detailing education, work, teaching, publication, and professional activity experiences;
- Copies of teaching evaluations;
- Examples of written work (preference to published work);
- A statement outlining contributions to diversity and inclusion; and
- Three letters of reference (if the candidate is applying for a full professor position, six letters are required). Letters may be submitted after completion of interviews.