Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: Interested in teaching some accounting classes for a year at an AACSB accredited university? Do you have a doctorate in accounting or a doctorate in another field with prior work experience and/or education / professional certification in accounting? The Department of Accounting, Law, and Finance at Saginaw Valley State University invites applications for a one-year, temporary accounting appointment at the rank of instructor to start the fall 2017 semester. Primary teaching responsibilities would be undergraduate accounting courses. The teaching load would likely be three courses and one or two preps each semester.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At the ABD stage of an accredited doctoral program, or completed doctorate in accounting. Also, considered will be candidates with a doctorate in economics or another business field, with prior work experience and/or education / professional certification, in accounting. The candidate should be qualified at SVSU's Scholarly Academic level. If candidate has completed a doctorate, the candidate should have demonstrated recent scholarly activity, or the candidate should be a recent graduate from a doctoral program.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its more than 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 24 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.