Assistant Professor of Accounting

Position: Assistant Professor of Accounting, non-tenure track
Starting date: Fall 2023

Department: Department of Business and Technologies

The Department of Business and Technologies (BUS TECH) is responsible for the effective development and delivery of the department’s curriculum and advising department majors. In addition, the department assists other university areas in recruiting new students to the university and participates on faculty and university committees. The department focuses on quality teaching and student-centered learning.

Employment Status: Faculty, full-time, nine-month contract (12 month pay period), non-tenure with flexibility in scheduling.

Position Summary: The position is responsible for preparing and teaching a wide variety of accounting courses as well as advising accounting majors toward academic, career, and life success.

 Position Responsibilities:
       Delivery of on-campus and online instruction
o   Teach 12 credit hours each semester; 24 credit hour load that could include a variety of the undergraduate courses in the accounting major:
         ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting I
         ACCT 212 Principles of Accounting II
         ACCT 311 Intermediate Accounting I
         ACCT 312 Intermediate Accounting II
         ACCT 313 Cost Accounting
         ACCT 411 Advanced Accounting I
         ACCT 412 Advanced Accounting II
         ACCT 421 Tax Accounting I
         ACCT 422 Tax Accounting II
         ACCT 423 Auditing Theory 
NOTE: Course changes may be made within the department based on faculty qualifications and department needs (undergraduate/graduate level). 
o   Develop/revise course curriculum and other course materials required to deliver course information in an understandable and interesting manner to ensure students achieve the course learning outcomes
o   Utilize Moodle (e-learning management system) for all class instruction
         On-campus: Personal master--syllabus, news forum, question forum, gradebook, calendar)
         Online: Moodle master
       Academic Advising
o   Assist students with the development of their Program of Study (POS)
o   Assist students in developing educational and career goals through Pendle Hill initiatives (Malone University Night with the Accountants – internships)
o   Active participation in professional associations (i.e., Institute of Management Accounting (IMA) Akron Chapter; Ohio Society of CPAs; American Accounting Association (AAA); Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)
       Serve on project-based task force teams in regards to BUS TECH strategic/operational initiatives
       Student Learning Outcomes: Evaluation and Assessment (ACBSP Accreditation)
       Assist the department in partnership with University Relations and Admissions to recruit and retain students. Sufficient coverage for all admission/recruiting events.
       Other faculty responsibilities as noted in Faculty Handbook

Position Qualifications:
       Ph.D. in Accounting, Tax Accounting, Accounting Technology, Auditing or closely related field completed by the date of application preferred
       M.S. in Accounting, or closely related field required
       Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license required
       Professional accounting experience (5 years)
       Ability to teach day, evening, and or weekend classes or through multifaceted teaching strategies: remote synchronous/asynchronous
       Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations
       Experience that validates a strong commitment to professional development and scholarly research
       Demonstrated ability to work effectively in groups and to produce high-quality work while working independently
       Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission, foundational principles, and educational goals.
       Commitment to faith and learning in the academic discipline

Malone University

Malone University is a Christian university for the arts, sciences and professions, in the liberal arts tradition. The University is affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church – Eastern Region. The students, faculty and staff represent more than 35 denominations. Total enrollment is approximately 2,450 students with 1,500 full-time undergraduates as well as two nontraditional degree-completion majors and five graduate programs.

Application materials must include (see for pertinent application materials):
       Faculty employment application
       Letter of application
       Curriculum vitae
       Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:
o   Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (750 - 1000 words) in which you:
o   Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
o   Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community.

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       Names and contact information for three references
       Statement of teaching philosophy
       Research statement
 The following items will be requested if an interview is granted:
       Sample syllabus (if available)
       Summaries of student evaluations (if available)

Apply to

Christina Schnyders, Interim Provost
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897

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Review of applications until position is filled.

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity.  This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.