Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Financial Accounting
June 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Finance, Economics, Banking
Babson College invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position, teaching primarily in the area of financial accounting including financial statement construction, analysis and forecasting, to start in the Fall 2019 semester.
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 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: • Holds a doctoral degree from an accredited university and, preferably, is a CPA. • Embraces Industry 4.0 innovations, design thinking and emerging technologies in accounting. • Has ten+ years of relevant high-level experience, preferably with entrepreneurial companies doing business internationally. Teaching • Is enthusiastic about educating Babson students to understand and use accounting to think entrepreneurially and take action globally to create economic and social value. • Excels in action-oriented, innovative and integrative teaching to provide entrepreneurs and managers with relevant information that supports decision making. • Welcomes teaching undergraduate, graduate (MBA, specialized masters programs) and executive students on and off the Wellesley campus. Scholarship• Demonstrates a strong record of advancing knowledge, practice, and/or learning/pedagogy through the creation and dissemination of intellectual capital evidenced by high-quality research or writings, primarily in the form of journal articles, professional books and textbooks. • Is enthusiastic about thematically-focused research streams which advance the visions of the college and the division with plans for next steps. Curriculum • Will contribute to the currency and relevancy of our programs by developing innovative and inclusive course content quickly by learning and adopting technological tools and techniques 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.
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 September 24, 2018.
About the Accounting Faculty:
The accounting faculty has fifteen full-time members, who teach financial and managerial accounting and maintain strong ties to both the academic and practitioner communities in the Greater Boston area, US-wide and internationally. Together with 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 Letters of recommendation will be requested from references for applicants who are being considered for an on-campus visit.Questions: Please contact Brigitte Muehlmann, Chair, Division of Accounting & Law, firstname.lastname@example.org.