School of Business
Calvin Howe Professor of Accounting or Finance
DATE: January 16, 2019
LOCATION: Longview, Texas
REPORTS TO: Dean, School of Business
START DATE: July 1, 2019
LeTourneau University invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates for one full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the university’s School of Business. The position is open in terms of rank, with the primary discipline in finance or accounting. Applicants in finance must be qualified to teach undergraduate and MBA courses, including principles and intermediate level courses in finance, and upper-level finance electives. Applicants in accounting must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate accounting classes. Expertise in teaching tax is especially needed. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in finance or accounting. Candidates who are nearing completion of an accredited doctoral program will be considered and are also encouraged to apply.
An enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith and a commitment to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith and learning;
Authentic support and enthusiasm for the university’s statement of faith and community covenant;
An earned Ph.D. or DBA in accounting and/or finance;
Success in university-level teaching and scholarship;
Excellent interpersonal skills; team-oriented approach to tasks; and willingness to contribute to all the programs within the School of Business;
Served as a faculty of accounting and/or finance for a period of five years;
A proven record of distinguished teaching, research and scholarship;
A commitment to both traditional and nontraditional higher education;
Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills;
A commitment to advancing the use of technology in academic applications;
Knowledge of current trends and issues in education;
Knowledge of curriculum and program assessment and development;
Ability to work effectively in a team relationship with fellow faculty and staff members and within the community of LeTourneau University;
Become a vibrant member of the university community contributing to student success;
Maintain a commitment to academic scholarship in field of expertise.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.
In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.
Applications are required and are available from http://www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send an electronic copy of a completed application, letter of interest, graduate transcripts and curriculum vitae to: E-mail address: GerrieForbis@letu.edu
Dr. Steven D. Mason, Provost
LeTourneau University, P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
Phone (903) 233-3200
ABOUT LETOURNEAU UNIVERSITY:
LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU’s 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.
LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America’s Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. LeTourneau University’s engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master’s (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
See http://www.letu.edu for more information.