SMSU's Assistant Professor of Account/Finance is a full-time tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities include:
Teaching and coordinating the courses and curricula for SMSU's BS Degrees in Accounting and Finance.
Will teach at least 4 courses per semester in the areas of Accounting and Finance based on the background and needs.
Engage in additional activities to support the Accounting and Finance programs and the Business Innovation & Strategy Department, including but not limited to student recruitment and retention to enhance enrollment in the program, and student club mentorship, including Accounting and SIGMA club.
Develop and maintain a robust insurance and risk management curricula
Meet the expectations of a full-time SMSU probationary faculty member as defined in the MinnState-lFO Agreement.
Participate fully in the activities and programs of SMSU's Business Innovation & Strategy Department
Fulfill the expectations of a full-time probationary SMSU Accounting faculty in accordance with SMSU's Assessment and Strategic Plan, as well as SMSU's mission, vision, and values.
The position will engage in scholarly and creative activity, continuing preparation and study, contribute to student growth and development, and serve the SMSU Community.
SMSU, in its commitment to meeting the service needs of the region, expects faculty to engage in regional service as part of their community service activities.
Ph.D., DBA or other doctoral degree in Accounting or Finance.
Considerations will be made for applicants expected to receive their Ph.D. or DBA within one academic year of appointment.
Consideration will be made for applicants with an MS in Accounting and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license through a state board of accountancy.
Teaching experience in Accounting or Finance courses at the undergraduate level.
Industry knowledge in the areas of insurance and risk management .
Applicants should know, or willingness to learn, online and web-supported course delivery methods.
Applicants should have superior written and oral communication skills .
A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and business/community groups is expected.
Must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal education. The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
Teaching experience in Accounting or Finance courses at the graduate level.
Professional work experience in the areas of insurance and risk management outside of academia.
Professional work experience in the area of Forensic Accounting outside of academia.
Demonstrating teaching excellence with positive student evaluations.
Evidence of current scholarly activity.
Applicants can demonstrate teaching effectiveness in an online delivery method.
Applicants can demonstrate positive student impacts outside the classroom.
CPA license through a state board of accountancy.
Certifications in the area of insurance or risk management.
Certifications in forensic accounting.
Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare students for a life that is successful both personally and professionally. SMSU has grown into a university of choice with high national rankings, producing scholars who become the leaders, thinkers, and entrepreneurs of the future. Students and faculty alike come here to engage in the rich "Southwest Experience," which starts with strong academics, fulfilling social opportunities and support from fellow Mustangs.