The Accounting Department in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University located in Morgantown, WV invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, at the assistant or associate rank, beginning in August 2020. We are looking for candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our current group of accounting faculty through their research, teaching and service. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct high-quality research as evidenced by publication in top-tier academic journals, and to participate in prominent national and international academic conferences, in addition to teaching undergraduate/graduate level courses. Additionally, candidates with a strong interest in contributing to our accounting doctoral program through mentoring and working with doctoral students are preferred.
Applications must be submitted online through WVUHire at careers.wvu.edu and should contain a letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, published research, student evaluations of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin in October 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
WVU is a comprehensive, land-grant university, classified as "very high research activity" as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The WVU System, which includes the flagship campus in Morgantown, WVU Institute of Technology in Beckley, and WVU Potomac State in Keyser enrolls approximately 32,000 students. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper's Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. The John Chambers College of Business and Economics offers eleven undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs and one Bachelor of Science in Economics program, seven master programs, and doctoral programs throughout its six departments.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.