Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting or Finance
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ)
Internal Number: 108435
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar seeks applicants for a Teaching track position at the Assistant Professor level in Accounting or Finance beginning in Fall Semester, 2023. This is a career-oriented appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and contributions to the educational mission of the undergraduate Business Administration program in Doha, Qatar. The position also provides support for the pursuit of research interests.
Carnegie Mellon's undergraduate Business Administration program has earned global recognition for its approach to the study of business management as a science. The program emphasizes a quantitative, analytical approach, training students in the foundations of business.
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar operates in concert with several other American and European branch campuses under the umbrella of the Qatar Foundation's Education City. The branch campus closely follows the admissions requirements and English language curriculum of the home campus, which awards all degrees. The several thousand students in Education City students are a broad mix of nationalities, but primarily from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. CMUQ's faculty includes professionals hired specifically to the campus and seconded faculty from the main campus. CMUQ's primary focus is undergraduate education in Business Administration, Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Information Systems.
Carnegie Mellon offers teaching track appointments with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. While entry and advanced level candidates will be considered, the appointment will be made as an Assistant Teaching Professor.
The position offers competitive salaries, travel and housing allowances and other benefit packages, which may include attractive research and professional development support. A reasonable teaching load allows time for quality teaching, research and close involvement with students, faculty and the local business and educational community.
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual, cultural and social dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching, and service, including women, members of minority groups, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.
We seek an engaging colleague, passionate about teaching, whose primary responsibility will be to deliver undergraduate core and elective accounting courses to business administration students. The ability to teach finance and analytics courses would be considered a plus.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field at the time of appointment, outstanding teaching skills, and a passion for student and community engagement.
Interested candidates should submit the following documents at http://apply.interfolio.com/108435
Letter of Application that highlights the applicant's proven track record of teaching excellence or potential for teaching as well as their fit with the position;
Evidence of effective teaching, for example, sample syllabi, assessments developed by the candidate, innovative instructional techniques, and teaching and course evaluations;
Diversity Statement that outlines how the candidate has contributed to, or plans to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The statement may include past examples of, or future plans to, help the learning and growth of students from diverse backgrounds. These examples or plans can be in the form of activities/initiatives conducted/planned both in-class and outside the class.
Three reference letters. Candidates should arrange for letters to be sent directly through Interfolio.
Any additional supporting documentation that may include representative professional or scholarly work.
Official graduate academic transcripts will be required by the time of appointment. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting July 25, 2022, and will remain open until the position is filled. Advancing candidates will be informed of the next steps. We will give priority to applications that are received before 15th August 2022.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.