Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business

The Position:  The College of Business is searching for a Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting to start in August 2017. 

Minimum Qualifications:  The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a doctorate in accounting or a directly-related field.   ABD will be considered; however, the doctorate must be completed by December 31, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given for a doctorate from an AACSB accredited program.  Evidence of superior teaching and ability to carry on a strong research agenda are highly desirable.  CPA with public accounting experience and/or CMA designation with industry experience is highly valued.

Responsibilities:  This position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service.  Faculty members typically teach four sections per semester, advise students, serve on university and college committees and engage in professional development activities.  Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the college. Experience with Accounting Information Systems is a plus.

Salary:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The College:  The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with four emphasis areas:  Accounting, Financial Services, Health Care Management and Management/Marketing.  The primary focus of Lander University is teaching and the College of Business emphasizes a student-centered learning environment.  The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.

The University offers an excellent benefits package.  Scholarship is supported by the college and university through research incentive programs, professional and pedagogical travel support, access to databases, and professional development funds.  Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina, in the Piedmont of western South Carolina, just 2-4 hours from the beautiful South Carolina beaches or the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Closing Date:   Priority will be given to candidates whose files are complete by June 15 and review will continue until the position is filled.   

How to Apply:  All applicants should submit the following

  • A cover letter clearly stating the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • A list of three references, with contact information;
  • A research writing sample (recent publication or manuscript);
  • Sample course syllabi and official student evaluations, if available

Electronic submissions are highly preferred and should be addressed to the College of Business Search Committee and e-mailed to jchapman@lander.edu.  Please address all nominations, inquiries, and hard copy applications materials to:

Jody Chapman
College of Business and Public Affairs
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

Lander is a tobacco free institution.  All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Note: The University generally does not sponsor the H-1B Visa.