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Assistant Professor of Accounting (F0159)


Assistant Professor of Accounting (F0159)

  • 150508
  • Farmville, Virginia, United States
  • College of Business and Economics
  • Longwood University (Hirezon)
About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

The Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Real Estate, and Information Systems & Cyber Security in the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University is seeking qualified applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Accounting (#F0159) beginning in August 2023. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach a variety of subjects at the undergraduate level (BSBA) and graduate level (MBA), including general accounting courses and financial accounting courses. All areas of specialization will be considered. The candidate should have sufficient technical experience to provide hands-on experiences and meaningful instruction to supplement traditional textbook/lecture material for students. Applicants will be expected to contribute to excellence in education through teaching, scholarly publication in peer-reviewed outlets, and service to the college, university, and community.

The AACSB-accredited College of Business and Economics offers an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with concentrations in six disciplines, including Accounting, as well as a fully online MBA program. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and MBA courses in Accounting, serving on departmental committees, and performing duties assigned by the Chair of the Department and the Dean of the College of Business and Economics.


  • Education: Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited institution preferred but a terminal degree or projected award of a terminal degree in Accounting by August 01, 2023 is required.
  • Certification: Current active CPA license is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience: Field experience of at least 3 years is preferred, but not required.
  • Teaching: Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, interest in active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology, prior college-level and online teaching experience, enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment, and demonstrated commitment to advocating for diversity. Experience in teaching undergraduates, both face-to-face and online, from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Research: Candidate must maintain a program of research output sufficient to meet AACSB scholarly academic (SA) status requirements. Additionally, candidate must demonstrate annual progress toward scholarly output and tenure-track publication goals consistent with guidance in Longwood University's Faculty Policies & Procedures Manual.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, tenure-track instructional faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu.

Per CFR: Title 34, the Title IX Coordinator's contact information can be located through this link http://www.longwood.edu/titleix/.

A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 7/19/22. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and please attach (under Resume):
  • Letter of interest summarizing your qualifications for this position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom
  • Teaching evaluation summaries
  • Three letters of recommendation/contact information from active faculty who are familiar with your teaching and research and can discuss your academic qualifications for this position


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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