All Stories


Carthage College and the School of Business & Economics seeks a dedicated and experienced Accounting professor to join the faculty as a full-time Assistant Professor (non-tenure track, multi-year renewable contract) starting in August 2023. We seek a professional with both industry and academic experience to contribute to our newly launched School of Business & Economics (SoBE). Applicants must have at least a related Master’s degree and a CPA designation.

The Accounting position falls under the Department of Accounting & Finance, and has had solid enrollment for decades. The Accounting program itself has an excellent reputation in the region, as well nationally recognized first-time passing rates on the CPA exam. We seek a faculty member with the ability to teach Federal Tax, Advanced Tax and additional undergraduate accounting courses.

We seek a faculty member interested in joining a student-focused institution where teaching, advising and mentoring are crucial to our mission. Faculty at Carthage College are actively engaged in the institutional community through service and contribute to academic scholarship. Typically, full-time faculty teach a 24-28 credit course load (predominantly all classes are 4 credits) with an expectation to teach a J-Term course (January travel or seated) every couple of years.

Carthage College looks to build on its mission of “Seeking Truth, Building Strength, Inspiring Service - Together” by attracting faculty who appreciate working at a small, liberal arts institution with a distinctive and successful path. We pride ourselves in our efforts to attract diverse faculty with consistent efforts towards improving diversity, equity and inclusion. In addition, our institutional highlights include participation in the Moonshot for Equity, home to NASA’s Wisconsin Space Grant and a newly established engineering program.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the contact information for three professional references including name, telephone and email address. Additional questions about this position can be directed to Chao Zheng, Chair for the Accounting & Finance Department in the SoBE ( For best consideration, applications should be received by March 1st.


Institutional Information

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.