Position Details


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Location Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Department PSU Academic Affairs: College of Business Administration     [PACBXX]
Summary of Position

Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State in pioneering a progressive learning model and nurturing tomorrow’s leaders. The College of Business Administration, an ACBSP-accredited program, invites applications for two (2) full-time faculty position beginning in August, 2018, or sooner. We seek talented individuals who are self-directed learners, and is aware of changes as they happen in the discipline. Applicants are expected to have a strong desire to achieve teaching excellence in a variety of accounting courses with diverse learners, using integrating technology with instruction, and a willingness to teach traditional, blended and online graduate and undergraduate classes. A record of teaching excellence, professional experience, certifications in the field are a strong plus. The BS in Accounting program has a long-standing reputation for producing outstanding accounting graduates who are highly sought after by businesses. A Master of Science in Accounting program started in Fall 2014.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications will begin on November 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion.

*Request for recommendation letters are automated and will be sent out at the time application. Applicants will be required to provide contact name and email address for references.

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0128FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in business with 5 or more years of industry experience
CPA or ability and desire to obtain licensure within 2 years
Ability/interest in teaching financial and management accounting, upper-level accounting and a variety of accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
Interest in course and curriculum design in the discipline
Ability and desire to collaborate with colleagues and business or institutional partners
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Additional Qualifications for Tenure-Track Consideration:
Earned doctorate in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related area
A record of scholarship or strong potential for scholarship

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Two years (or equivalent) of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience in accounting
Membership in professional organizations
Practitioner or corporate experience in accounting or finance
Master’s degree in Accounting
Ability and interest to teach Finance courses
Familiarity with the use of learning management systems such as Moodle

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE)
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 10/04/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date 11/03/2017
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students.

Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learning. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


For a regular 9-month teaching appointment at PSU, the teaching load for promotion-eligible, non-tenure track teaching faculty is 30-32 credits and 24 credits for tenure-track positions. The successful candidate is expected to teach on-campus, at regional offsite locations during evening hours or weekends and online using the platform adopted by the University. Faculty is also responsible for advising students, engaging with external partners and developing or participating in open labs. The suitable candidate will demonstrate evidence of their own continuous learning, innovative course and curriculum design, pedagogy to support experiential learning and professional development of students, as well as active engagement in scholarship (tenure track position only) and service. Successful candidates will also assist in developing innovative open lab and cluster projects that engage students in applied experiential activities which foster collaboration between multidisciplinary faculty and external partners.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Scholarly Documents (1)
  5. Scholarly Documents (2)
  6. Scholarly Documents (3)
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other 1