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Assistant Professor of Accounting

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of Accounting beginning fall 2016. The College seeks an exceptional candidate committed to its philosophy of liberal education regardless of fields of specialization in Accounting. Candidates should hold a doctorate in Accounting or expect to complete their degree by August, 2016. The college seeks an individual who will provide innovative and energetic teaching and who has a publication record in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching, ongoing research which can involve undergraduates, continued development of the accounting major, contributions to interdisciplinary programs, supporting the Business Administration major, and participation in the general education curriculum. Teaching responsibilities will include three classes per term and an intensive course during January. BSC is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is leading hub for banking and medical research and is a vibrant center for arts, entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute, a symphony, a ballet, the largest art museum in the Southeast, and annual art, music, and film festivals.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file with a letter of application describing areas of interest and expertise and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching evaluations, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references by email to business@bsc.edu. Applications must be submitted electronically.

Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is successfully filled.

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.


Assistant Professor of Education

Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Education to begin August 2016. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. and at least 3 years of prior teaching experience in P-12 schools are required. College/university teaching experience is preferred.

The successful teacher/scholar will have an avid interest in pedagogical development, a robust research agenda, and a desire to be an active and engaged citizen of the Birmingham-Southern community as well as a contributing and collegial member of the Education Department.  The teaching load is three classes per semester and one course during January. The candidate will be expected to teach integration of the arts across the spectrum of the P-12 curriculum. Other teaching responsibilities could include some combination of the following: introduction to education, exploratory teaching, human growth and development, educational psychology, content specific pedagogy methods classes, and supervision of interns. The position also includes the opportunity to work alongside BSC students as they complete their senior Capstone research projects. The ability to contribute to other interdisciplinary programs of the College is also highly desirable.

Birmingham-Southern College is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

BSC is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute. The community sponsors a symphony, ballet, opera, and several museums as well as annual art, music, and film festivals. Numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities also exist close by.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three professional reference letters. The committee will begin screening applications in late October 2015. Application materials should be sent electronically to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Kelly Russell, at krussell@bsc.edu. If there are questions about the position, Dr. Russell can also be reached at (205) 226-4808.

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department recognizes the benefit of interactions with teacher candidates, professors, and peers from diverse ethnic, racial, gender, and socioeconomic groups in professional education courses on campus and in schools. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.


Executive-in-Residence in Entrepreneurship

Birmingham-Southern College seeks candidates for the McCain Executive-in-Residence in Entrepreneurship beginning fall 2017. The College seeks an exceptional candidate committed to its philosophy of liberal education. Candidates should hold a master's degree. The College seeks an individual who will provide innovative and energetic teaching and who has extensive experience as an entrepreneur. Teaching responsibilities will include three classes per year. BSC is especially interested in qualified candidates who embrace the mission of the College and the Business Department, contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community, and promote ethical decision making.

The McCain Executive-in-Residence in Entrepreneurship will be a true partner with the Business Department, BSC, and the Birmingham-area business community. In particular, the McCain Executive-In-Residence in Entrepreneurship will focus on fostering entrepreneurial thinking among BSC students. The incumbent will collaborate with the Assistant Director of Internships and others within the Krulak Institute to develop, promote, and implement new and innovative student internship opportunities. In addition, the incumbent will be asked to work to facilitate unique learning opportunities for BSC students to be engaged in entrepreneurship activities across disciplines. He or she will have responsibility for working with the Grants Administrator and the Office of Institutional Advancement to seek funded consulting projects involving the McCain Executive-In-Residence in Entrepreneurship and BSC students.

Birmingham-Southern College is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is leading hub for banking and medical research and is a vibrant center for arts, entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute, a symphony, a ballet, the largest art museum in the Southeast, and annual art, music, and film festivals.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file with a letter of application describing areas of interest and expertise, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references by email to srobiche@bsc.edu. Applications must be submitted electronically. Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is successfully filled.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.