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Assistant/Associate Professor (#34989)

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Preference will be given to applications completed by July 26, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. Upon serious consideration, candidates will be required to present three professional letters of recommendation.

Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC0007P
Classification Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor (#34989)
Job code 2000FACUL
Type of Position F
FTE 1.00
Representation Union
Department Accountancy
Position Description Summary

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY invites applications for a tenure-track opening for an accountancy faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor beginning fall 2018. We are primarily interested in candidates who have a teaching interest in accounting information systems, managerial accounting, or governmental accounting but we will consider all viable candidates. NIU offers the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Master of Accounting (MAC), Master of Accounting Science (MAS), and Master of Science in Taxation (MST) degrees. Information about our nationally ranked programs can be found at

The Department of Accountancy at Northern Illinois University provides a collegial environment in which faculty support each other and their students. We are interested in identifying faculty who want to make NIU their long-term home. We encourage faculty to find their teaching and research passion and pursue those interest. We foster a diverse environment including sponsoring five student organizations in the department, three of which focus on minority students. The College also sponsors a Women in Business Professionals organization.

Position will teach accountancy classes at the undergraduate and graduate level. The faculty member is also responsible for conducting research, providing service to the Department, and being engaged with the profession.

Required Qualificaitons

• Candidates must have, or expect to have, a doctorate in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution or other related field at the time of appointment.
• Candidates must be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Candidates also must have the ability to produce quality research.
• Candidates must possess a background in teaching and interacting with a diverse student population.
• Collegiality and desire to work with faculty in the department.

Preferred Qualifications

• Teaching experience, business experience, and professional certification are desirable.
• We are particularly interested in faculty who want to combine their research and teaching with a close working relationship with the professional business community.

Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience
Working Hours
Posting Date 06/27/2017
Closing Date
Priority Review Date 07/26/2017
Open Until Filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Preference will be given to applications completed by July 26, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. Upon serious consideration, candidates will be required to present three professional letters of recommendation.

Link to Department Homepage
Physical Demands
Background Check Required Yes
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accomodation

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

Supplemental Questions

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  2. If other, please indicate where you learned about this vacancy

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents