Position Overview:  The Department of Accounting and Finance of the Girard School of Business seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of Practice (NTT-Open Ended) beginning in January 2021 (Spring 2021). The teaching load is normally four courses per semester which will include a combination of undergraduate- and graduate-level courses with both in-person and online modalities. The candidate 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: Advanced Accounting, Taxes, and Auditing. 

Graduate courses: Financial and Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Accounting Information Systems, & Assurance Services. 

Interested applicants should have relevant teaching and work experience, and either hold 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.

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 1,400 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.

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.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 9/24/20

Position Code: 0072