Lehigh University, College of Business and Economics
Professor of Accounting and Joseph R. Perella and Amy M. Perella Endowed Chair

The Department of Accounting in the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of full professor and Joseph R. Perella and Amy M. Perella Endowed Chair to join its Accounting Department faculty in fall 2013.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for the position must have a distinguished record of research and demonstrated excellence in teaching, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, with a preference for specialization in financial accounting, IT auditing, and/or federal taxation. Individuals should possess strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills necessary to invest in the long-term success of the Department and the institution. Strengths and professional portfolio must complement current faculty's teaching and research portfolio and support the mission of the Department, the College, and the University.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: For more than 140 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh's four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The College of Business and Economics is home to approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 81 full-time faculty members. Located in eastern Pennsylvania, the campus is situated on more than 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. The Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: The College of Business and Economics is home to approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students and 81 full-time faculty. A dynamic accounting department, world-class undergraduate accounting program, successful M.S. in Accounting and Information Analysis program (MSAIA), 31st best undergraduate business school according to Bloomberg Businessweek's annual ranking of 124 schools, and the nation's 15th strongest part-time MBA program, are reasons to respond to this invitation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Online Application URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2022 Note: This employer requires an online application.

Informational URL: http://www4.lehigh.edu/business/faculty/recruitment

FURTHER INFORMATION: For additional information contact:

Dr. Parveen P. Gupta
Department Chair
Department of Accounting
College of Business and Economics
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117
Email: ppg0@lehigh.edu
Tel: 610.758.3451
Fax: 610.758.6429

Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html

Posted 11/1/12