Accounting (Professor Open Rank)

Rank:  Open

Search #: 13-001, 12-096

Specialization(s):  Intermediate Accounting and/or Taxation

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The School of Business at Southern Connecticut State University has been experiencing significant growth in recent years, with increasing enrollment, significant external fundraising success and a new business building occupied in August 2012 and is searching for 2 tenure track faculty positions in Accounting.  The university is conveniently located between Boston and New York City.  Candidates will be expected to teach Intermediate Accounting and/or Taxation on the undergraduate and graduate levels and will also be qualified to teach introductory and other accounting courses as necessary.  Scholarly activities, productive service and student advisement are required.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in accounting or business, although ABD candidates will be considered. Evidence of ability to teach at the university level effectively is required.  Candidates must demonstrate an ability to engage in meaningful scholarship/creative activity, leading to presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals in their discipline.  Ability to be considered Academically Qualified or Professionally Qualified under AACSB standards or their new equivalent is critically important.

Preferred Qualifications:
Practical accounting experience and/or teaching experience are preferred.

Application Process:
Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Janet F. Phillips
Search Committee Chair
Department of Accounting
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515.

One position is available for Spring 2013 (submission by December 3, 2012 for full consideration).  The other is for Fall 2013 semester (submission by January 31, 2013 for full consideration).  Both will remain open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and strongly encourages women and minority group member applications.