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Assistant Professor of Accounting

Employee Type: Full Time
Required Education: An earned doctorate in an accounting or closely related discipline is strongly preferred; Minimum qualifications for the position are the CPA/CMA designation and an MS in accounting or a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting.
Location: Angola, IN


Trine University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Ketner School of Business beginning Fall 2014 with primary teaching responsibilities in the area of Accounting, specifically the ability to teach courses such as Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Income Tax, Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing. Teaching load is 12 hours per term. Duties will begin August 13, 2014.

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The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated education or experience that would support the teaching of specified accounting areas;
  • A demonstrated record of excellence and innovation in teaching;
  • A commitment to service as a faculty advisor, student organization advisor, and active member of the undergraduate teaching team;
  • Professional experience in accounting.

Job Requirements:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills:  Individual must be fluent with the English language.
  • Mathematical Skills:  Individual must possess adequate mathematical skills.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Individual must possess adequate reasoning skills.
  • Computer Skills: Individual must possess above average computer skills with various software applications relative to this position.                       
  •  Other Skills and Abilities:  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.                       
  •  Physical Demands:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.    
  • Work Environment:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match.
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1 ½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service Education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy


Salary will be based on qualifications.

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Candidates should attach a letter of interest, a curriculum vita detailing all academic and professional experience, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will close when the position is filled.

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.  Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.