Tenure-Track Position in Accounting

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 12, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title:


Tenure-Track Position in Accounting


Position Type: Regular


Hiring Range: Salary is commensurate with salaries at other AACSB-International accredited business schools.


Job Description: The Department of Accounting in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2021. The position is for the rank of assistant professor, although established candidates with exceptional scholarly achievement may be considered for higher ranks.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We encourage applications from candidates in all areas of research and teaching interests, especially those with an interest in teaching auditing. Candidates must have completed or nearly completed a doctoral degree in Accounting or a closely-related field. Candidates must demonstrate capacity to undertake scholarly research publishable in leading academic journals and to provide quality teaching.


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY AND THE SCHOOL: SCU is a private Jesuit university located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay in the heart of Silicon Valley. Its unique location in the world’s most innovating region and its Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person have made Santa Clara one of the nation’s most highly ranked universities in the West. SCU offers excellent benefits with generous housing subsidies. The Leavey School of Business holds AACSB business accreditation and offers undergraduate and graduate business degrees.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Department of Accounting is one of the only five AACSB-accredited programs in California, and the only one in the Bay Area. Our faculty members are highly esteemed scholars who consistently publish in top accounting and finance journals. We offer a collegial environment and competitive summer research support.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications must be submitted using the university’s online application process located at https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Tenure-Track-Position-in-Accounting_R863

Please submit:

(1) a cover letter,

(2) CV,

(3) sample of research,

(4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and

(5) three letters of recommendation.  Send to accounting@scu.edu.


Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Calegari (mcalegari@scu.edu).  Email references and any additional application documents to the SCU Accounting Faculty Search Committee at accounting@scu.edu.


TIMETABLE FOR SEARCH: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until qualified candidates are identified. In light of the COVID-19 situation, interviews with shortlisted candidates will be conducted via Zoom.


Work Authorization: A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.


  About Us Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Santa Clara University does not sponsor work visas for staff positions. If hired, individuals must independently provide proof of their eligibility to work in the United States.


EEO Statement  

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.


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