Associate / Assistant Professor of Accounting
Erskine College invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin Fall 2021 in the Economics and Business Administration Department. Erskine offers an undergraduate program with emphasis areas in accounting, business administration, or sports management.
The ideal candidate must have a commitment to excellence in teaching and an interest in teaching all levels of accounting including basic principles, managerial accounting and all upper-level courses as well as other general business courses based on the needs of the department and the qualifications of the candidate. The normal teaching load is eight courses (24 contact hours) per year on a 4-4 semester course assignment. Duties include academic advising, college service, and supporting the core curriculum of the college. Master’s degree required with a minimum of 18 hours of accounting courses at the graduate level. Practical experience and current CPA/CMA certificate are preferred.
Located in picturesque Due West, South Carolina, Erskine College prides itself on providing a Christian liberal arts education in a small, tight-knit community. Erskine’s collegial faculty develop deep connections with one another. Professors can expect to receive peer mentorship from other faculty members and to pursue opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Faculty also develop close relationships with students both within and outside their respective disciplines. Erskine is a teaching institution with an emphasis on instruction rather than research. Performance evaluation places greater weight on teaching than on research output. The student body of Erskine is known for its strong undergraduate research and high rate of acceptance into graduate programs. The students are compassionate, courteous, and a pleasure to teach.
At the heart of Erskine College is its Christian identity. The college’s mission is to equip students to flourish by providing an excellent liberal arts education in a Christ-centered environment where learning and biblical truth are integrated to develop the whole person. Erskine provides a rare opportunity to integrate one’s Christian faith into the classroom. Therefore, candidates who seek employment at Erskine College should be professing Christians who are committed to exploring the intersections of faith and learning with students.
Application Process: To ensure full consideration, interested candidates should complete the online application, which can be found at erskine.edu under job opportunities. The faculty application is located near the bottom of the page. The online application includes a link to upload a letter of application, a resume or curriculum vitae, a statement describing the candidate’s faith, and a list of references. Furthermore, candidates will be asked to consent in writing to central tenets of Erskine’s Christian identity and mission.
Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled