John Brown University and the Soderquist College of Business seek a full-time faculty member in accounting to begin July 1, 2021.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching accounting courses, providing program support in undergraduate and graduate programs, advising, and committee service. The majority of teaching and advising will be undergraduate.  Preference will be given to applicants with potential to teach in multiple business disciplines and multiple delivery methods.  Limited travel is required as many graduate courses are taught at university and corporate locations within the region.  The position reports to the Dean of the College of Business.


The Soderquist College of Business includes the traditional undergraduate, online undergraduate, and graduate programs. Traditional undergraduate programs include majors in Accounting, Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Economics, Finance, Integrated Marketing Communications, International Business, Management, and Marketing, all delivered in a residential setting.  Graduate Business Programs include the Master of Business Administration with emphases in Accounting, Design Thinking & Innovation, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Market Research & Consumer Insights; and the Master of Science in Leadership.  Program delivery is on-site at locations in Arkansas and online.  Online undergraduate programs include Management, and Organizational Leadership.  Collectively, the College of Business is the largest portfolio of programs at JBU with continuing growth in enrollment and diversity.  Training leaders with integrity, character, and trustworthiness based on a Christ-centered model is a priority.  JBU business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


An earned doctorate with significant professional experience is preferred. Masters degree required. CPA strongly preferred.  Preference will be given to applicants with effective teaching experience in higher education and in multiple delivery methods. Evidence of scholarly engagement and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential.


A competitive salary exists which will be commensurate with training and/or experience. In addition, JBU offers a comprehensive benefits package including 403(b), medical and dental insurance, tuition remission, maternity leave, and moving expenses.

Important Dates

Position begins July 1, 2021. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.


JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage

About JBU

A summary describing the university is available on-line.


Please upload the following documents to the "Upload Your Documents" page:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Your vita
  • Faculty application (completed and signed)
  • Statement of Christian Commitment - regarding your relationship with Jesus Christ and your Christian Commitment (integration of faith and learning) related to your teaching, scholarship and/or service.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

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