Assistant/Associate Professor, Accounting and Data Analytics
Montana State University-Bozeman, Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Montana State University invites applicants to fill two tenure-track accounting positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank for fall 2020. The successful candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels, as well as to conducting interesting, thoughtful, and relevant scholarly research that results in publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals. Colleagues in all areas of accounting and data analytics are encouraged to apply, however, our greatest teaching needs are in the areas of accounting information systems, data analytics, and management accounting. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or a related field (e.g. MIS, Analytics and Management Science) from an accredited university. Candidates with ABD status will be considered, however documentation of degree completion must be submitted prior to August 2020.
About the Organization and Location
Montana State University is a land grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 16,000 students. Fully accredited by the AACSB, the Jake Jabs College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business with options in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing, and a Master of Professional Accountancy. Of the College’s 1,500 students about 220 are enrolled in the accounting option and 35 in the Master of Professional Accountancy program. Accounting students are actively recruited in the national market, enjoy a high rate of career placement, and consistently do well on the CPA exam.
Bozeman, Montana is an attractive city, located in the Rocky Mountains, 90 miles north of Yellowstone National Park. A recent report by the Walton Family Foundation ranks Bozeman, Montana as one of the top micropolitan areas in the United States. Bozeman is ranked tenth by Livability’s top places to raise a family. Livability described Bozeman as “a giant outdoor playground rather than a city.” The 110,000 residents of Bozeman and Gallatin Valley enjoy excellent schools, a very low crime rate, a vibrant cultural and arts scene, and one of the most outstanding scenic and outdoor recreation areas in the nation.
Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/17281. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three references. Review of applications will begin August 22, 2019 and continue until positions are filled.
The new faculty members will teach required and elective courses in the undergraduate and graduate accounting and business programs, advise students, conduct scholarly research, and provide college and university service and engagement. A normal teaching load is 6-9 credit hours per semester.
Ph.D. or D.B.A. degree with emphasis in Accounting or a closely-related field (e.g. MIS) by start date.
Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate accounting courses in accounting information systems, management accounting, data analytics, or another area of accounting.
For assistant professor rank, potential to carry on a successful program of scholarly research resulting in publication in respected peer-reviewed journals. For associate professor rank, demonstrated ability to publish in respected peer-reviewed journals.
Demonstrated experience teaching upper level and graduate accounting and/or data analytics courses. Our greatest needs are in the areas of accounting information systems, management accounting, and data analytics.
Ability to teach in more than one accounting or analytics-related areas.
Record of refereed publications.
Professional experience and/or certification
Internal Number: FAC-VA-20004
About Montana State University
Montana State University values a broad array of experiences and perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally rich campus environment. We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse university community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed. In support of our strategic plan, which promotes access and respect, we enthusiastically encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.