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Assistant/Associate Accounting Faculty

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Faculty
School: Graham School of Management
Position Scheduling: Full Time
Function: The Graham School of Management at Saint Xavier University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting with an August 2018 start date.

The Graham School of Management at SXU is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). We are among the top 5 percent of business programs in the world and among the top 15 most innovative small college business departments in the United States (Business Research Guide, 2015).
Qualifications: Candidates should possess a PH.D in Accounting, or a related field with significant research in Accounting, preferably from an AACSB accredited Business School. Academic Specialization in all areas will be considered. ABDs will be considered but must complete their degrees prior to the start date or shortly thereafter. Required competencies include demonstrated effectiveness in College Teaching, and ability to successfully conduct scholarly research and publish, consistent with AACSB standards. Teaching responsibilities will include both undergraduate and graduate teaching in a student-focused environment.

Saint Xavier University inspires success by working together to provide meaningful, personalized service in a spirit of excellence. Saint Xavier University seeks candidates that deliver value-added services in a responsive, collaborative, effective, and respectful manner.
Start Date: 8/13/2018
Description of Hours: Flexible: Day & Evening
Temporary Position: No
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Other: Letters of recommendation upon request and statement of teaching philosophy.
Contact Information: The Graham School of Management
Accounting Faculty Search Committee
c/o Kathy Roberts
Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Electronic submissions are accepted at

Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V