Tenure-track Associate Professor, Managerial Accounting AIS/Emerging Technologies
February 5, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping
Babson College invites applicants for a tenure-track Associate Professor position in the area of managerial accounting and accounting information systems (AIS) utilizing state-of-the-art technologies to start in the Summer 2018 semester. Recognized by IMA's Higher Education Endorsement Program for our rigorous curriculum, we seek an intellectually curious colleague who is aligned with Babson's mission of educating entrepreneurial leaders who create economic and social value everywhere. Our commitment to diversity of all kinds empowers our students to consider possibilities beyond their own individual experiences – to design products and processes, found companies and create value that will transform businesses, communities and lives. As such, Babson is continually focused on attracting exceptional talent that will add a richness to the academic experience. Babson is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
A successful applicant must have a Doctoral degree from an accredited university, strong multi-year teaching and work experience, an established publication pipeline and a firm commitment to the following at Babson: teaching and scholarly excellence, collaboration, inclusiveness and engagement in our active campus-wide community of teachers, scholars and learners.
We are looking for an accomplished full-time faculty member who: • Is enthusiastic about action-oriented, innovative and integrative teaching for diverse, entrepreneurially-minded global, and multi-cultural students. • Is interested in teaching undergraduate, graduate and executive students on the Wellesley campus as well as hubs in the U.S. and abroad. • Takes a proactive approach to using managerial accounting and AIS for both strategic and tactical advantage. • Is experienced at successfully navigating uncertainty, complexity and change. • Integrates skills and knowledge development related to current state-of-the-art AIS and emerging technologies in teaching and scholarship. • Develops innovative and inclusive course content. • Conveys theoretical and technical material and increases its utility for students by providing meaningful practical examples and associated limitations. • Explains the “why” as well as the “what” and “how” when teaching. • Quickly learns and adapts technological tools and other innovative modes for impactful and meaningful courses delivered in traditional semester schedules, intensive classroom experiences and formats which combine on-line teaching with in-person classroom sessions. • Will be an engaged and helpful colleague on campus and in the external professional community.
Interested applicants please submit your electronic application through https://babson.peopleadmin.com. Other applications will not be accepted. Candidates who believe they can contribute to enhancing diversity at the College are strongly encouraged to apply.
Screening of applications will begin on February 27, 2018.
About the Managerial Accounting Faculty: The managerial accounting faculty has seven full-time members, who maintain strong ties to both the academic and practitioner communities in the Greater Boston area, US-wide and internationally. Together with the financial accounting and business law faculty, they form the Division of Accounting & Law.
College Summary: An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
Founded in 1919 and located 14 miles west of Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Babson College enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students from the United States and more than 80 countries worldwide. The College offers education in business and liberal arts, and it grants the Bachelor of Science degree through its undergraduate program. The College grants a Master of Business Administration degree and custom Master of Science degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at the College. Additionally, the College offers distinct executive education programs to help companies reach their strategic goals.
As creators and conveners of knowledge about entrepreneurship, Babson distinguishes itself with: • An Undergraduate School that provides a top-flight business education blending innovative, integrated and applied business and liberal arts programs with curricular and co-curricular learning experiences. • The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, that grants highly ranked MBA and MS degrees. • An Executive Education program for professionals looking to grow in today's rapidly evolving business environment. • A world-class faculty with real-world experience—87% of our full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree or its equivalent, and are accomplished entrepreneurs, executives, scholars, authors, researchers, poets, and artists. • Global research projects that are used as key benchmarking indicators by a number of distinguished regional, national, and supranational authorities around the world. • Babson Global which works with corporate, university, government, and foundation partners to advance entrepreneurship education and Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® worldwide.
Required Documents: Cover letter Current curriculum vitae Statement of teaching philosophy (max. one page) Evidence of teaching effectiveness Names and contact information of three (3) references The search committee will request letters of recommendation from references for applicants who are being considered for an on-campus visit.