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Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applications must be submitted on-line at https://jobs.sju.edu. Completed applications are to include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three reference letter providers (*), and a statement of teaching philosophy or evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. *During the application you will be asked for the name and email address of three professional references. If advanced as a finalist, the system will send automatic notification to your references email addresses with a link for them to securely upload a letter of reference. Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting
Full Time or Part Time Status: Full-Time, 9 months
If Part Time, hours per week:
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:
Job Type: Salaried/Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Saint Joseph’s University, Department of Accounting in the Haub School of Business invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track opening to begin August 2018, pending Board Approval. Applicants with a specialty in Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and/or Tax will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, be actively involved in academic research, and provide service to the profession and the university. Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in Accounting, as well as research.

Secondary Responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements:

ABD in Accounting or a closely related field by August 15, 2018.
• Demonstrated evidence of quality or potential quality in teaching and researching
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of Saint Joseph’s University

Preferred Qualifications:

• Terminal Degree in Accounting or closely related field by August 15, 2018
• C.P.A.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Additional Information:
Position Classification: Faculty
Union: None
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Number of indirect reports to this position:
Department: 222006 - Accounting
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 08/09/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 08/09/2017
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Special Instructions:

All applications must be submitted on-line at https://jobs.sju.edu. Completed applications are to include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three reference letter providers (*), and a statement of teaching philosophy or evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*During the application you will be asked for the name and email address of three professional references. If advanced as a finalist, the system will send automatic notification to your references email addresses with a link for them to securely upload a letter of reference.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Terminal Degree in Accounting or a closely related field? Please select the statement that best describes your education.
    • I have completed my terminal degree.
    • I am currently ABD but will have my terminal degree by August 15, 2016
    • I am currently ABD and will not have my terminal degree by August 15, 2016
    • I do not have a terminal degree and will not be ABD by August 15, 2016
  2. * Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a CPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  5. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations