C21-036 Assistant Professor of Accounting

Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor of Accounting

School of Business

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Accounting Department. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in accounting. It is expected that the individual chosen for this position will contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service to the university and the profession, demonstrated the ability to produce quality scholarly academic research, and to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Faculty also are expected to participate in assessment, curriculum development, faculty governance, maintain their AACSB qualifications as Scholarly Academic (SA), and other faculty activities.

 Required Qualifications:

  • D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB accredited institution in accounting or a related discipline. A.B.D. candidates with a clear plan for completion by August 2022 are encouraged to apply.
  • Commitment to serving a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse student body and community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in accounting
  • Professional accounting certification (CPA or CMA preferred)
  • Record of successful university teaching in Accounting 

School of Business: The CCSU School of Business provides high-quality, affordable, and accessible educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students from Central Connecticut and the greater northeast region. We prepare the next generation of leaders by empowering our students for successful professional futures; developing close relationships with regional businesses; responding to employers' workforce needs; and promoting faculty excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

The CCSU School of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, CCSU currently enrolls 11,880 students. CCSU’s diverse student population consists of 7,605 full-time undergraduates, 1,949 part-time undergraduates, 648 full-time graduate students, and 1,678 part-time graduate students. A third of our undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-three percent of the students are from Connecticut. An increasingly residential campus, 64 percent of CCSU’s first-year students live on campus; 24 percent of all undergraduates live on campus. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit www.ccsu.edu.

The Community: Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of some 70,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas in the region. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. It is the home of three Polish language newspapers and one television station, and annually hosts the Little Poland Festival. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rican, Italian, and Irish backgrounds.

In addition to all that Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts, two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: Applications are being accepted until filled or For full consideration, applications must be received by March 1, 2021. Target start date: August 2021 - Academic Year 2021-2022.

 To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html. Select the job advertisement for [C21-036] Assistant Professor of Accounting and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents:

  • Letter of Interest addressing the qualifications for this position
  • Current curriculum vitae or résumé
  • Names of three current professional references with title, email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Candidates currently in terminal degree programs must submit a letter from their thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. State of Connecticut Higher Education employees are offered a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits. Fringe benefits include personal and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and short term disability plans.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. E-mailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.

For more information contact Michelle Kusaila at 860-832-3251 or mkusaila@ccsu.edu.

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The university provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.