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Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting
Stetson University

Date Posted Dec. 14, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting
University Stetson University
DeLand, FL, United States
Department School of Business Administration
Application Deadline Apr. 14, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting
Stetson University’s School of Business Administration seeks applicants and nominations for a full-time, 9-month faculty appointment in accounting at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice (non-tenure track).

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work with multiple constituencies of diverse backgrounds. They must be committed to teaching excellence, engaging with students in a variety of ways, contributing to curriculum development, and engaging with the community and the profession. Evidence of academic preparation and professional activity sufficient to be qualified as Scholarly Academic, Practice Academic, or Scholarly Practitioner under the AACSB guidelines is expected. Prior professional experience in accounting is expected and CPA licensure and/or other relevant certifications are strongly preferred.
For this non-tenure-track position, candidates should have a graduate degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution and must demonstrate potential for effective and engaging teaching activity at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of financial accounting/reporting, although other areas of specializations (e.g., accounting information systems, data analytics) will be considered. Prior college-level teaching is preferred.

The standard teaching load for an Assistant Professor of Practice is four (4) courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities will depend on the candidate’s disciplinary expertise and may include offerings for the University’s requirements in General Education. Additional responsibilities include: undergraduate advising; student recruitment; engaging with university, school, and departmental committees and meetings; and building partnerships with both Florida-based and national practitioners and potential employers.
For more information on our expectations in teaching and scholarship, our tenure policies, and our support for faculty development, please see the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs website:

The mission of the M. E. Rinker, Sr. Institute of Tax and Accountancy ( is to offer intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates the development of our students as successful accounting professionals.

Stetson’s School of Business Administration ( is one of less than 190 elite business schools that has both business and accounting programs accredited by AACSB International. The School of Business Administration is well-known for its academically rigorous learning environment.

Founded in 1883, Stetson University ( is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with nearly 4,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 3,000 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, is located in Gulfport and Tampa and serves approximately 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future-locally, nationally, and globally.

DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 32,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.

SALARY: Salary is competitive.

STARTING DATE: August 15, 2022, or as negotiated.

APPLICATION: Applicants must supply 1) letter of application addressing teaching, professional, and scholarly achievements, 2) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3) the names and contact information of three professional references, at least two of whom can provide an evaluation of teaching ability (if the candidate has previous teaching experience), 4) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 5) copies of publications or other relevant documents. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Application materials may be submitted electronically to

All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence. The Search Committee will immediately begin reviewing applications, and finalists will be invited for campus interviews in the Spring term. The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

  • Stetson University, an equal opportunity employer/equal access institution, affirms the values and goals of diversity and strongly encourages the applications of women and candidates from historically under-represented groups.

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Contact Information

  • Accounting Search Committee Chair
    Department of Accounting
    Stetson University
    241 N. Woodland Blvd.
    DeLand, FL 32723


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