Assistant Professor of Accounting

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting position beginning fall 2020.

Coe College seeks qualified applicants who are passionate about teaching in a small liberal arts environment for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of accounting position beginning fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach three accounting courses per semester (six per year) with class sizes ranging from 10 to 25 students and will have an interest in and ability to embrace Coe’s student-centered approach to education. Working in a supportive environment, the candidate will have the opportunity to influence the learning and successes of our increasingly diverse student body. The position offers a competitive salary, generous benefits and tenure expectations that allow for work-life balance. 


  • Candidates are required to have at least a Masters of Accountancy, M.B.A. or masters in a related field, with CPA, CMA or CGMA certification required within two years of hire.
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. in accounting or business will be preferred.
  • Related work experience and/or college teaching experience will also be valued. 
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check in accordance with Coe College policy.

To Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, three letters of recommendation and recent teaching evaluations, if available.

Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Any questions can be directed to Carrie Melcher, chair of the search committee, email:; phone: 319-399-8760.

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.