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The Heider College of Business at Creighton University invites applications and nominations for one or more tenure-track positions in the Accounting area beginning in fall, 2018. Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate (or be ABD) in Accounting. Professional designation (CPA, CMA, CISA, etc.) is desired. Rank is open and contingent on research record and experience. Applicants for all interest areas are welcome, but primary current needs are auditing, financial accounting, and systems.

Teaching load is five classes per year and summer teaching/support is available. The College seeks a balanced teacher-scholar with a commitment to excellent teaching as well as publishable scholarship. The University actively supports faculty research. Resources include access to WRDS, Bloomberg, CRSP, Compustat, directEDGAR, S&P Net Advantage, ValueLine, Mergent FISD and Morningstar Premium subscriptions. In addition, the Department expects meaningful interaction with the accounting profession in the candidate's interest area. The candidate also will be asked to provide academic advising for students, as well as service to the College, University, the accounting profession, and the business and civic communities.

Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university in Omaha, Nebraska that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the university. Creighton has regularly been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top regional liberal arts institutions in the Midwest. The Heider College of Business is accredited by the AACSB with combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. It has experienced significant growth in enrollment the last several years. The College commenced offering a DBA program in the fall, 2015.

The Department of Accounting is separately accredited by the AACSB and has been ranked in the top 25 undergraduate accounting programs by U.S. News and World Report. The Department has seven tenure-track positions, with two endowed chairs, and three full-time instructors. The Department recently implemented a Master of Accounting degree program. Student placement, primarily focused on the Midwest but with significant placements nationally, has averaged 99% over the most recent five-year period. Students taking the CPA examination have scored at the top of the state in first-time success rates and in the top 25 in comparable programs on a national basis.

To be considered, candidates should submit a letter of application, current vitae, evidence of current teaching effectiveness, the names and addresses of at least three references, and other relevant supporting documents, through the following site\: http\://careers.creighton.edu

Representatives from Creighton will attend the annual AAA meeting in San Diego from August 5 through 9, 2017. Candidate screening will begin immediately upon completion of the application process above. All positions are subject to funding approval at the College and University level. Questions may be sent to\:

Thomas J. Purcell, III, JD, PhD, CPA Chair, Department of Accounting Heider College of Business Creighton University tpurcell@creighton.edu


     

The Heider College of Business at Creighton University invites applications and nominations for one or more tenure-track positions in the Accounting area beginning in fall, 2018. Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate (or be ABD) in Accounting. Professional designation (CPA, CMA, CISA, etc.) is desired. Rank is open and contingent on research record and experience. Applicants for all interest areas are welcome, but primary current needs are auditing, financial accounting, and systems.

Teaching load is five classes per year and summer teaching/support is available. The College seeks a balanced teacher-scholar with a commitment to excellent teaching as well as publishable scholarship. The University actively supports faculty research. Resources include access to WRDS, Bloomberg, CRSP, Compustat, directEDGAR, S&P Net Advantage, ValueLine, Mergent FISD and Morningstar Premium subscriptions. In addition, the Department expects meaningful interaction with the accounting profession in the candidate's interest area. The candidate also will be asked to provide academic advising for students, as well as service to the College, University, the accounting profession, and the business and civic communities.

Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university in Omaha, Nebraska that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the university. Creighton has regularly been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top regional liberal arts institutions in the Midwest. The Heider College of Business is accredited by the AACSB with combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. It has experienced significant growth in enrollment the last several years. The College commenced offering a DBA program in the fall, 2015.

The Department of Accounting is separately accredited by the AACSB and has been ranked in the top 25 undergraduate accounting programs by U.S. News and World Report. The Department has seven tenure-track positions, with two endowed chairs, and three full-time instructors. The Department recently implemented a Master of Accounting degree program. Student placement, primarily focused on the Midwest but with significant placements nationally, has averaged 99% over the most recent five-year period. Students taking the CPA examination have scored at the top of the state in first-time success rates and in the top 25 in comparable programs on a national basis.

To be considered, candidates should submit a letter of application, current vitae, evidence of current teaching effectiveness, the names and addresses of at least three references, and other relevant supporting documents, through the following site\: http\://careers.creighton.edu

Representatives from Creighton will attend the annual AAA meeting in San Diego from August 5 through 9, 2017. Candidate screening will begin immediately upon completion of the application process above. All positions are subject to funding approval at the College and University level. Questions may be sent to\:

Thomas J. Purcell, III, JD, PhD, CPA Chair, Department of Accounting Heider College of Business Creighton University tpurcell@creighton.edu


     

   

Qualifications\:

Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate (or be ABD) in Accounting. Professional designation (CPA, CMA, CISA, etc.) is desired.


Physical Requirements\:

Seeing\: 75 - 100%
Hearing\: 75 - 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility\: 0 - 24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing\: 0 - 24 % (pound\: 10 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling\: 75 - 100%
Travel\: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens\: No


AAP/EEO Statement\:


Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement\:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


Job Details

Date Posted October 2, 2017
Date Closes October 2, 2018
Requisition 170259
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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