Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Accounting (Open Rank, Tenure Track)

220366 Requisition #

The Heider College of Business at Creighton University invites applications and nominations for a tenure track position beginning in fall 2024. Qualified candidates should have an earned doctorate in Accounting with a teaching emphasis in audit and/or managerial accounting. Professional designation (CPA, CMA, CISA, etc.) and relevant professional experience are expected. Candidates should have a research, teaching and service record that supports appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank.


Teaching load, which is likely to include a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, is five classes per academic year. The College seeks a balanced teacher-scholar with a commitment to excellent teaching as well as publishable scholarship. The candidate will be expected to provide academic advising for students, as well as service to the College, University, and community.


Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the university.  Creighton is committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications from underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged. The Heider College of Business is accredited by the AACSB with an enrollment of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. Approximately 65 full-time faculty members, complemented by adjunct professors, serve our students. Degrees awarded include the BSBA, MBA, and several specialized masters degrees. 


The Department of Accounting is separately accredited by the AACSB and has been ranked in the top 25 undergraduate accounting programs by U.S. News and World Report. The Department has five tenure-track positions, with two endowed chairs, and four full-time instructors. The Department has a traditional as well as an accelerated Master of Accounting degree program. Student placement has averaged 99% over the most recent five-year period. Students taking the CPA examination have scored at the top of the state in first-time success rates and in the top 25 in comparable programs on a national basis.


To be considered, candidates should submit a letter of application, current vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, the names of at least three references, and other relevant supporting documents, through the following site: 


Application review will begin immediately.  All positions are subject to funding approval at the College and University level.  Questions may be sent to: 


Maggie Knight

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Accounting and Business Intelligence & Analytics

Heider College of Business

Creighton University


Creighton University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values—ethnic and cultural diversity—may be realized.


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Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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