Overview

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting position to begin August 1, 2022.

This is a full-time undergraduate tenure- track teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load.  Assigned courses may include: Accounting Information Systems, Data Analytics for Accountants, Tax, Cost and Advanced Accounting.      Position responsibilities include advising, service to the department, College, and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s mission.

Courses are taught at various times, both day and evening, in a variety of modalities.  On- campus teaching is requiredof this position.

Qualifications
·       Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Accounting or closely-related field and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Online course development and instruction utilizing Quality Matters standards is a plus.
·       Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
·       CPA with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in public accounting OR
Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 hours of accounting and significant industry experience in accounting with related professional certification (CIA, CISA, CFE, CMA).
·       Five years’years of higher education teaching experience supported by evidence of teaching excellence.
·       Commitment to student-centered instruction incorporating high impact practices.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line “Accounting Search.”  Include a letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.

About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.