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Assistant Professor, Accounting and Finance
Date Posted 01/25/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites candidates to apply for an annually-contracted faculty position in Accounting and Finance, which will begin in August 2021. The standard teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per contract year, covering the disciplines of accounting and finance within the undergraduate business program in Winona, MN.

Essential Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will possess a doctorate or master’s degree in accounting, finance, or business and have significant academic and professional experience in the accounting and finance disciplines. Candidates should possess knowledge and skills in learning strategies, instructional technology, and content delivery. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is deeply committed to the success of our students. As such, candidates must demonstrate strong interest and ability in advising and mentoring students in group and individual settings. Candidates must also desire to serve our colleagues through multi-disciplinary collaboration and to engage in service to the University and discipline. Potential faculty must have a strong record of (or clear potential for) excellence in teaching, advising, and scholarship with a commitment to professional development and improvement.

Candidates are expected to support the Lasallian Catholic mission of the University to awaken, nurture, and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. The Department of Business and Communication strives to bring this mission to life through getting to know our students as individuals, embedding service into our courses, and providing real-world experiences to develop students as future business and community leaders.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals with expertise in diverse scholarly and pedagogical approaches and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following credentials and experience: 

  • Doctorate in a related discipline from an accredited university is preferred. MBA, Master’s in Accounting, Master’s in Finance or other related business master’s degree is required.
  • Professional license, such as a CPA, CMA, or CFA, is preferred.
  • Strong record of accomplishment in college-level teaching in a full-time or adjunct role.
  • Ten or more years of finance, accounting, or related business experience.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Zakary Mayo, Search Committee Chair
Contact Email zmayo@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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