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Jacobs Chair of Excellence, Professional Practice-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty Professional Practice Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Business

Job Title

Jacobs Chair of Excellence, Professional Practice-Track Faculty

Department

Dean College Of Business

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Salary

Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Middle Tennessee State University's Jennings A. Jones College of Business invites applicants for the Joey A. Jacobs Chair of Excellence in Accounting. This is a non-tenurable position (#110060) with open rank considered and may begin as early as January 1, 2022. Position contingent upon funding.

Those selected for a Chair of Excellence are expected to be accomplished leaders in the academic and/or professional community. Through their teaching, service, and scholarly activity, these extraordinary members of our academic family will be expected to provide leadership in their field and energize our campus by attracting national attention to MTSU.

As the designated holder of the Joey A. Jacobs Chair of Excellence in Accounting, the incumbent will be expected to:

  • engage in innovative teaching and research in a specific area of accounting;
  • publish the results of his/her research and/or creative activity in scholarly journals and/or professional publications;
  • organize seminars and workshops for the various audiences served by the discipline;
  • develop coursework on timely and relevant topics;
  • collaborate with colleagues, not only in Jones College but across campus and across the country;
  • provide campus leadership to ensure the University fulfills its goals and commitment to its external audiences;
  • support partnerships with external constituents;
  • foster a culture of engagement and interaction with the business and professional community;
  • promote quality and the maintenance of a student-centered environment.

The chairholder will provide an annual report on his/her activities and accomplishments to Joey A. Jacobs. Additionally, the MTSU Foundation will provide the donor with an annual accounting of endowment performance and activity.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, economics, or a closely related field

Required Related Experience

Five (5) years of professional experience substantial responsibility

Other Desirables

Those with a post-baccalaureate degree or with professional certifications relevant to prior professional experience, such as CPA, CMA, CFE, GGMA, CFA, etc., will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a cover letter, a resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. David Urban at David.Urban@mtsu.edu.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 11/26/2021

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