The Harold Walter Siebens School of Business at Buena Vista University seeks a dynamic teacher who is committed to excellence in undergraduate accounting education.
The successful candidate will join a group of progressive business faculty who have implemented a state-of-the-art curriculum that integrates the sub-disciplines of business and emphasizes the practice of business. The Siebens School is committed to transforming students into exemplary business leaders and entrepreneurs by immersing them in a challenging business environment through course work, simulations, workshops and internships.
Candidates must have either a (1) doctorate degree in Accounting, (2) a doctorate degree in Finance or a related Business discipline with professional certification (CPA, CMA, or CIA), related professional experience, or a graduate level accounting major, minor or concentration, or (3) a master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related Business discipline with professional certification (CPA, CMA, or CIA). The position is effective August 2014.
The successful candidate will be one who can teach a variety of introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in accounting and be adept at relating course content to the state of accounting practice. Candidates with teaching or professional experience in the areas of auditing, advanced financial accounting, government and non-profit accounting and/or accounting information systems are particularly encouraged to apply. The position requires strong teaching skills, advising and mentoring of undergraduate students, and service to the institution.
Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa. Storm Lake is one of Iowa's richest, most diverse communities. It is one of Iowa's premier vacation spots, with an array of retail shopping, dining, and a vibrant arts and cultural environment. Storm Lake has an active and energetic business community. Businesses of various sizes ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations thrive in this Northwest Iowa city. Most important, Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.
Please submit letter of application, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), teaching evaluation summaries, teaching philosophy statement, and current vita with the names of 4-6 references (including title, address, e-mail address and telephone number) to Dr. David Evans, Dean of the Faculty, Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. Buena Vista University is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer, and especially welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to any aspect of the university’s diversity.
Send letter of application, graduate school transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluation summaries, current vita, and three letters of reference to Dr. Peter Steinfeld, Associate Dean, Buena Vista University, 610 West Fourth Street, Storm Lake, IA, 50588.
Buena University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.