Assistant Professor of Accounting

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 30, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business
The Gabelli School of Business (GSB) is one of five professional schools within Roger Williams University that offer students the opportunity to receive an outstanding professional education within the structure of a liberal arts university. The School offers six undergraduate business majors: accounting, economics, finance, international business, management, and marketing, in addition to a 4+1 MBA program. Minors are offered in each of these areas, as well as in data analytics. The GSB is accredited by AACBS-International, and its 30 full-time faculty members bring a combination of strong academic credentials and achievements; real-world professional experiences; and international perspectives to its 900 full-time undergraduate and small cohort of graduate students. The school also hosts a group of talented and dedicated practitioner faculty. The GSB provides a superior learning environment, including experiential learning projects; study abroad opportunities, and faculty-sponsored student research. A signature characteristic of GSB is close student-faculty collaboration in applied projects such as student management of a real-dollar investment portfolio through the Center for Advanced Financial Education, work with RWU's Community Partnerships Center, and faculty-student research, presentations and publications.

Job Description:

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University, Bristol RI, invites applications for a tenure-track position in accounting at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2021. Responsibilities include teaching financial, managerial and cost accounting as well as related courses such as Governmental and Forensic Accounting, Auditing, Accounting Information Systems and Tax. The individual hired will be expected to provide excellence in teaching, advise students, and maintain a high level of professional activity through quality research and service.


Candidates should have an established record or demonstrated strong potential for high quality, innovative teaching and research, including publishing in appropriate, quality peer-reviewed journals. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution. Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be in hand by the time appointment begins, which is August of 2021. Business experience is a plus, as is interest in "blue economy" and real estate initiatives.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address:

Application Instructions:

Please attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references. In your letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.


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