The Palumbo~Donahue School of Business Administration at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Accounting, beginning fall 2019 (or possibly earlier). Applicants with expertise in any area of Accounting are welcome. Responsibilities include scholarship and an initial base teaching load of five classes per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
Support and Programs:
We offer competitive salaries, outstanding access to the vibrant Pittsburgh business and academic communities, and financial support for high-quality research and teaching. In addition to the Big Four and several large regional accounting firms, Pittsburgh is the home of major firms in financial services, technology, manufacturing and health care. These firms actively recruit on campus and provide potential funding/research opportunities for faculty. The School offers a summer grant program (with priority given to junior faculty), graduate student support and ongoing funding for scholarship and teaching. Accounting is one of the largest majors in the School and accounting faculty support the B.S.B.A, two MBA programs, an MS in Accountancy and our "BSBA-to-MAcc" program.
Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The School of Business has approximately 1450 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. All programs are accredited by AACSB. For more information about the business school and university, see: www.duq.edu.
Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Accounting prior to their start date. Applicants must also be committed to teaching excellence, have an active research agenda, demonstrate a collegial and collaborative orientation, and be willing to contribute to the growth and development of our programs.
Practitioner experience in the candidate's areas of primary or secondary interest is desirable as is experience with graduate teaching, online instruction and/or executive education. We also welcome applicants with an interest in conducting interdisciplinary scholarship.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of intent that describing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, a personal philosophy of teaching, a statement on scholarship, and contact information for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/48689.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.