Eminent Scholar in Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

ASSIGNMENT: Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business seeks candidates to engage in scholarly research leading to publication in top tier journals, to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and to develop external visibility of the School of Accountancy and accounting academic programs. All specialty areas of accounting will be considered. Appointments will be considered for the rank of Professor or Associate Professor.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or DBA in accounting from an AACSB International accredited program and a preeminent research record, demonstrated via publication in high quality scholarly accounting journals. The successful applicant should have a national/international reputation as a scholar or rising scholar in accounting with evidence of outstanding teaching and engagement with the accounting profession.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants may apply at: https://ulsltu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LATECHCareers/details/Associate-Professor--Smolinski-Eminent-Scholar-Chair-in-Accounting_R-1224

About the Organization

LOCALE: Louisiana Tech University is a Tier 1 National Research University committed to quality in teaching, research, creative endeavor, public service, and economic development.

Through market-responsive academic programs, impactful scholarship, and a student-focused culture, Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business graduates business and academic leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurially minded, and analytically and technologically skilled for a globally competitive marketplace. Building on a vibrant community of life-long learners, our graduates are prepared to positively impact business and society.

Accredited by AACSB International, the College of Business serves approximately 1,700 students across eight undergraduate degree programs in addition to the master of business administration, master of accountancy, and doctor of business administration. The School of Accountancy holds supplemental accreditation for accounting from AACSB, and is one of the oldest and most respected in the state of Louisiana.

Located in Ruston, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech is part of growing community offering excellent family living conditions, quality schools, and medical facilities. Ruston is on I-20, 30 miles west of Monroe and 65 miles east of Shreveport.

Additional Information

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified persons are encouraged attach a fully detailed resume containing education, teaching experience, and publications. The review process will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Head of Search Committee:
Dr. John R. Lauck, Director
Humana/McCallister Endowed Professor
School of Accountancy
College of Business
P. O. Box 10318
Ruston, LA 71272
Phone (318) 257-4378

Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.

Please Note: Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

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Job ID

ID: J15237