Assistant Professor of Accounting (Tenure-Track)
The Department of Business at Illinois College invites applications for a full-time position in Accounting to begin Fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities include the ability to teach all courses within the Accounting major and providing support for other Business majors, which together are the highest enrolled majors at the College. Additional duties include contribution to the ongoing development of the business programs at the College, including online; student advising and mentoring; scholarly engagement; and community involvement. Understanding of, and appreciation for, the environment of a liberal arts college is essential, as is a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching required; professional accounting experience preferred. ABD or doctorate preferred, but highly qualified master’s-prepared candidates (with professional certification) will be considered for tenure-track appointment.
Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-third students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Commitment to supporting the success of all students and to teaching excellence are essential.
Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-student interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.
Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format.
Letter of application
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations or similar documents)
A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body
Contact information for three references and/or three letters of reference
Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.