Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Accounting

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Accounting
Position Number: ACAD-FT-AWDCOB-12162020
Departments: Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Reports To: Dean, Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Houston Baptist University seeks candidates in accounting for the Archie W. Dunham College of Business.  Ideal candidates will have an emphasis in financial accounting, management accounting, income taxation, auditing, accounting information systems, or another closely related discipline. Candidates must be available to begin work on campus in August 2021.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Responsibilities

HBU’s primary mission is teaching. Courses are delivered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. The College offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (multiple majors), Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Human Resource Management, and Master of Science in Management & Entrepreneurship.  Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to advising students, recruitment and retention activities, committee service, community and professional outreach activities, and program coordination.  The selected candidate will also perform other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide excellent teaching to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of delivery formats;
  • Actively integrate the Christian faith in teaching;
  • Actively engage in scholarly work in their related discipline; and,
  • Engage in various service activities to the College, University, and community.

Qualifications

Candidates should have an earned PhD or DBA from an AACSB- or ACBSP-accredited school. ABD will be considered with evidence of sufficient progress to complete the degree within one year of appointment.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. The Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University is currently in the reaffirmation process with the ACBSP. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with the accreditation process.

Professional experience within the candidate’s discipline or in a related field will be an advantage.  Candidates holding a CPA license are preferred, but it is not required.

HBU seeks candidates with an active Christian faith who are willing to integrate faith and learning in the classroom. The candidate must be able to document an excellent teaching record and provide evidence of scholarly interests and achievements.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts university dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. HBU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at www.hbu.edu/tenpillars.

Houston Baptist University maintains one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. Houston offers exceptional access to all the cultural advantages as one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country.  The campus is located on the Southwest side of Houston and is accessible directly off one of the major interstates.

For more information about the University and the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, visit www.hbu.edu or direct questions about this position to business@hbu.edu.

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.

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