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Accounting, Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Business

Job Title

Accounting, Tenure-Track Faculty



University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with diverse students.


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Accounting in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions (#110070 and #110280) at the rank of assistant or associate professor. All areas of accounting will be considered, but the department has a particular interest in applicants with expertise in financial accounting or tax. The selected candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The start date for the positions is August 1, 2024.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching innovation, including teaching in online formats and incorporating data analytics. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to maintain an active, high-quality research program and the highest standards of excellence in teaching in accordance with MTSU’s mission as an R2 university and the Department of Accounting’s status as an AACSB-accredited accounting program.

The Department of Accounting has been AACSB accredited since 2004 and is comprised of faculty committed to excellence in teaching and recognized leaders in their respective disciplines. The faculty also has an impressive collective footprint in academic research, practitioner research, and service to the academy, university, and community. For more information about the department, please visit

Required Education

A terminal degree in accounting or a juris doctorate with an LLM in taxation from an accredited institution is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Applicants who have earned the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or other accounting-related professional certification will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research as separate attachments at the time of online application.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please get in touch with

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you must provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: 11/09/2023

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