Apply now Job no: 505323
Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 230100 - School of Accountancy
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

An Instructor in Accounting is sought for a non-tenure tract position beginning in the Fall 2023. This position involves teaching undergraduate accounting courses (online and face-to-face) and potentially graduate tax courses if qualified. All academic levels and disciplines will be considered. Other responsibilities include participating in professional activities, service to the department and advising students.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Please review the Adkerson School of Accountancy webpage located at https;//

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Major duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, service to the department, advising and mentoring students.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires an accounting Master's degree from an AACSB-accredited institution, five years of progressive accounting experience, and a CPA license.

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition to minimum qualifications, preferred candidates will have evidence of excellent teaching skills and a strong desire for teaching in the areas of tax.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The ability to provide academic leadership. Commitment to working with and encouraging diversity. Effective interpersonal skills to interact with, engage and inspire students, faculty, staff and others. Effective organization and administrative skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current resume, and complete contact information for at least three professional references. Inquiries and nominations should be directed to Shawn Mauldin, Director, Adkerson School of Accountancy at Position will remain open until filled.

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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