Assistant Professor of Accounting & Business

October 10, 2017


Teach a range of upper and lower level courses in accounting and business.  Carry an education load to equal an average of 24 load hours per academic year.  This is not an economics or straight finance position.

The opening begins the Spring 2018 semester.

Teach a range of upper and lower level courses in accounting and business.  Exact class assignments will depend upon the needs of the division.

Evaluate student performance and discuss those evaluations with students (Evaluation of student performance includes evaluation of papers, projects, and journals, and returning these to students in timely fashion.)

Teach assigned classes at the scheduled time

Develop a course syllabus and lectures, in alignment with the Mission of the University and the division of Accounting, Business and Economics.

Be available to meet with students, as needed, before or after class time or at other scheduled times throughout the week.

Advise students about academic standards, policies and programs available to facilitate their success

Regularly check CMU email for timely correspondence with Dean, Department/Division Chair, students and other members of the CMU community.

Attend departmental (voting) and institutional faculty (non-voting) meetings.

Actively participate in both course and divisional assessment. 

Serve on departmental/university committees as assigned.

Follow the expectations outlined in the Faculty and Employee Handbooks.



This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in Accounting or an MBA with 18 hours of graduate level accounting courses.  An appropriate Doctoral degree or accounting certification and teaching experience is preferred.  This is not an economics or straight finance position.


Must be able to sit or stand in front of a classroom.  Must be able to articulate clearly and loudly for each class.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds.

Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment.

Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and the willingness to work as a member of a team with faculty.  Flexibility is extremely important in this position.

Expertise that complements and expands the needs and goals of the department.

Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed.

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at

CMU employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of Central Methodist University.

Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.