Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting/Finance
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 13242
Department: IU Northwest School of Business & Economics
The Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting/Finance is a full-time, 10-month academic position. The position is responsible for a 12-credit-hour per semester teaching load in accounting, finance, and related areas at both the undergraduate level and graduate level if the successful candidate holds a doctorate in Accounting or Finance. A productive program of professional development is expected, along with active involvement in service functions.
The IU Northwest School of Business & Economics employs 17 full-time faculty, and its programs are fully accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International). Faculty are very engaged in teaching and research that is applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty also support the economic development of the region by engaging in mutually beneficial collaborations with local organizations and community members.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching: Indiana University Northwest is a student-centered campus. Teaching is the primary mission of the campus, supported by research and service. The expected teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester in accounting, finance and related areas at both the undergraduate level, and at the graduate level if the successful candidate holds a doctorate in Accounting or Finance. Teaching responsibilities may include face-to-face and online formats, evenings, and some Saturdays. Additional opportunities for summer teaching may be available in accordance with programmatic need. Teaching expectations include course and syllabus preparation, textbook selection, participation in assessment of student learning, working collaboratively with peers on curriculum improvement, and incorporation of high impact teaching strategies that actively engage students. Faculty are expected to encourage student development and participate in activities that extend beyond the classroom such as mentoring, oversight of student clubs, honor societies, etc.
Professional Development and Scholarship: The School of Business and Economics expects that Clinical Assistant Professors take an active role in their ongoing professional development and scholarly work in order to maintain currency in their field. This can be accomplished through professional engagement activities that involve applications to practice. Activities may include conducting a consulting practice; publication of technical reports and practice-oriented articles; presentations at professional meetings or academic conferences; pursuing continuing education in order to maintain professional certifications or licenses; creating and delivering professional education programs; serving as a member of a board of directors; assuming a leadership role in a professional association or society; and/or participation in professional workshops or conferences.
Service: Faculty members are expected to contribute their professional expertise through service to the department, campus and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. Examples include but are not limited to: committee work within the School, campus-wide committees and/or faculty governance; voluntary membership in professional and community-based organizations reasonably related to the discipline; lectures, consultations, or working with local and area agencies and organizations; support and participation in student organization activities.
One of seven campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 3,500 degree-seeking students and 1,800 dual-credit students and has been recognized by the Department of Education as a minority and Hispanic serving institution. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, the region's only four-year medical doctorate program. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, research, and community engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
· An earned Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited institution.
· Relevant professional certification (CPA, CFP, etc.).
· Industry experience.
· Demonstrated experience in corporate training and/or teaching at the collegiate level.
· An earned doctorate in Accounting, Finance, or related area.
· Demonstration of and commitment to facilitating student learning by using multiple pedagogical techniques in face-to-face and online interactions.
· Commitment to interacting in all ways with students that exemplify respect and accommodation to all styles of learners.
· Ability to explain complex things in a simple, easy-to-understand manner.
· Ability to communicate with diverse audiences effectively and respectfully.
· Ability to work collaboratively and collegially with both internal and external audiences.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Micah Pollak, Ph.D., Associate Professor, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408 (219) 980-6913, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.