Assistant Professor of Accounting

About Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1,500 students. The university offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs. The picturesque campus located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is equidistant from Minneapolis, Chicago and St. Louis.

Position Description

The Business Department at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is seeking candidates to fill a full-time teaching position in Accounting beginning Fall 2024. Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree or higher in Accounting and have earned the CPA credential. Other qualifications include: college-level teaching experience and relevant industry experience.

The candidate will be expected to teach all of the following courses: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Tax Accounting, Advanced Tax Accounting and Governmental/Non-Profit Accounting. In addition, the candidate must be a team player with a willingness to contribute to the success of our students as well as a commitment to the overall success of the Business Department and the university as a whole.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission: providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of all backgrounds and is committed to excellence in education, social justice, and community service.

To Apply

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a resume, (c) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (d) contact information for three professional references.

Submissions should be emailed as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, “Accounting Faculty Search.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a “full-time basis.”

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free environment.