Position Overview: The Department of Accounting and Finance of the Girard School of Business is currently seeking applications to fill two full-time, Non-Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice positions beginning August/September 2021 (Fall 2021).
These two positions are open-ended, non-tenure track, term positions. The teaching load is normally four courses per semester that will include a combination of undergraduate- and graduate-level courses that includes in-person, hybrid and online modalities. The candidates may also assist with academic advising and select service to the department, school, and college.
Specific courses will depend on the candidate’s previous experience, expertise, and the school’s needs. Based on our current requirements, the ideal candidate would have experience in teaching one or more of the following:
Undergraduate courses: Accounting for Business, Advanced Accounting, Taxes, Auditing, Accounting co-op coordination, Intermediate Accounting I & II.
Graduate courses: Financial and Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Accounting Information Systems, Assurance Services, Accounting Analytics.
In addition to the courses listed above, the candidates shall develop curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, serve as faculty advisor to the Accounting Club, coordinate undergraduate Accounting Co-op, have knowledge of evolving CPA exam requirements, and affiliations with MSCPA and AICPA.
Interested applicants should have relevant teaching and work experience, and hold either a Ph.D. in Accounting or a relevant Master’s degree with substantive professional/industry experience. A CPA is preferred. Applicants must submit a current resume or CV and letter of interest. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Merrimack college is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interests related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.
To Apply: Application materials should include only:
- Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Current and complete CV including details on teaching experience and professional industry experience.
Other materials (e.g., teaching evaluations, references, etc.) will be requested of finalists at a later stage – please do not include these at this time
About Merrimack College: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,200 undergraduates and graduate students from 34 states and 36 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack recently placed 21st in the nation for “Colleges That Add the Most Value” in Money’s special Best Colleges report and was ranked as one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States, according to U.S. News. The Girard School of Business has approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a BS degree with ten concentrations, MS degrees in Management and Accounting. Our MS in Management program was ranked eighth in colleges and universities around the country in the TFE (The Financial Education) Times 2018 list of best programs nationally.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date: 4/12/21
Position Code: 0072, 0233