Louisiana State University, E.J. Ourso College of Business
Chair, Department of Accounting

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Accounting in the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University. The selected candidate will also hold an appointment to the Thomas H. Daigre Endowed Chair of Business.

- Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in accounting or related field; established research and teaching record; administrative experience; active association with professional organizations; ability and willingness to interact with the accounting profession and the overall business community; possess a record of scholarship commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor of accounting.
- Additional Qualification Desired: CPA designation and/or other professional designations are desirable.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Oversees academic leadership of the Department of Accounting in research, teaching, and service; works with other business school programs; maintains and enhances the connection between the Department of Accounting and the accounting profession; provides the vision and innovation for the development of the accounting program at LSU; reports directly to the Dean of the E.J. Ourso College of Business.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: The E.J. Ourso College of Business is AACSB accredited and has seven academic units, several centers for research and executive education, and an enrollment of over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Accounting has approximately 400 majors in the undergraduate program and also offers a Master's in Accounting and Ph.D. in Accounting. The Department of Accounting has a Distinguished Endowed Chair and several Distinguished Endowed Professorships.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge is the state's only comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 29,000. LSU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as RU/VH (research university, very high research activity) and has been designated as the Flagship University for the state. For more information on the University, the College, and the Department of Accounting see the department's home page at LSU Department of Accounting.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until a candidate is selected. The position is anticipated to begin July 1, 2013. Apply online at: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55056 Position # 000294

FURTHER INFORMATION: Questions regarding the position can be directed to Joseph Legoria, Associate Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Search Committee, at jlegoria@lsu.edu or 225-578-6225.

The LSU System Is An Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.

Posted 10/14/12