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Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting, Tenure-track

12/15/2023 3:58 pm

The Puri School of Business at Rockford University is seeking qualified candidates for a fulltime, tenure-track position in Accounting. Our programs include traditional and accelerated bachelor and MBA programs. The successful candidate will have a primary teaching responsibility in accounting among our day and evening classes. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, starting Fall 2024.

Since 1847, our faculty have prepared graduates to make their mark all around the world. Your role as an accounting faculty member in the Puri School of Business is to empower our graduates to accomplish anything. With rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, the Puri School of Business creates an unparalleled academic opportunity where your academic excellence will contribute to our diverse academic programs.

Preference will be given to candidates with the appropriate terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., DBA, ABD), or a Graduate degree in Accounting (General or Tax Accounting, Accounting Information Systems) or a closely related field. CPA or CMA designation preferred.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising traditional and non-traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have an interest in online teaching, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.

Our review of applications will begin January 15th, 2024, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit the following via email to :

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Transcripts (official upon hire)
  • Three references (Names and contact information)
  • Your Teaching Philosophy, and
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential


At Rockford University we are committed to the principle of diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to building a well-rounded workforce and community.  We are especially interested in candidates who through their professional experience bring contributions to diversity and excellence in the work they do.