Human Resources

Assistant / Associate Professor of Accounting

The Department of Economics, Accounting, and Business at Muskingum University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Accounting at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning the Fall semester of 2021.  Teaching responsibilities will include courses in income taxes, auditing, and advanced financial accounting; additional courses may be in the areas of governmental accounting and accounting information systems.  The department serves many majors inside and outside the department, including thriving programs in Health Administration and Sports Administration. 

 The successful candidate will help create a long-term vision for the accounting program that builds on prior successes while meeting the educational needs of 21st century students and employers.  This exciting opportunity calls for a team player, who will work with community partners to build experiential education opportunities that will prepare students for professional practice.  

 Candidates must hold a PhD in Accounting or the DBA with the ability to teach Accounting; ABD candidates will be considered with the understanding that the doctorate must be completed within one year.   Professional certification (CPA preferred) and applied experience are highly desired.   Professional activity, including publication, is required for tenure.  Excellent student advising is an expectation for all faculty at Muskingum, as is service to the campus community.   An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University particularly welcomes applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  The university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000.  The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population. 

To apply, send an electronic application package that includes the following:

  1. A letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university
  2. A current curriculum vitae outlining educational experience
  3. Graduate transcripts
  4. Contact information for three references

Please email electronic applications to   Questions can be directed to
Professor Gary Golden (; 740-826-8207.

The position is open until filled; however, to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by December 31, 2020.    The consideration of applications will begin immediately.  Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.







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