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Assistant Professor of Accounting

SUNY Oswego
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jun 15, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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State University of New York at Oswego
Assistant Professor of Accounting


The Department of Accounting, Finance and Law at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Accounting.


Posting Date: June 3, 2021


Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit:   or


Date of Appointment: August 2021


Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Accounting's teaching responsibilities will include a three-course per semester load. In addition, the Assistant Professor will be expected to pursue a research agenda leading to peer-reviewed publications in academic or professional journals, remain current on developments in the accounting profession, and advise students on completing their degrees and on starting their careers after graduation.


SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan ( As such, the Assistant Professor of Accounting will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in accounting or related field, ABD candidates accepted with degree completion no later than March 1, 2022
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certifications, particularly a CPA license
  • Professional experience
  • Teaching experience at a four-year university level, preferably in an AACSB accredited business school
  • Thorough knowledge of current GAAP is desired, along with knowledge in at least two of the following areas: financial accounting, auditing, federal income tax accounting, accounting information systems, and data analytics.


To Apply Submit:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • A statement addressing teaching philosophy, research interests, and demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity, equity and inclusion commitments of the university (please limit the statement to 1,000 words or less).
  • CV/Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred OR PhD program in progress
  • Contact information for three professional references (please note, only the three references listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted)


   electronically to:


If you have questions about the position, please contact:

Victoria Chiu, Search Chair at


Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered. Official transcripts and are required at time of appointment.


Description of Department: The department of Accounting Finance & Law is part of SUNY Oswego’s AACSB-accredited School of Business. Other undergraduate degrees offered by the School of Business include business administration, human resource management, marketing, and operations management. The School of Business also offers a highly ranked "Fortune 50" Master of Business Administration program with degrees in management, health service administration and a five-year accounting program (BS/MBA). Approximately 100 students per year graduate from the accounting program. Accounting students are actively involved in Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting Society, and the SUNY Oswego Student Investment Fund. Students have access to a Bloomberg terminal and ProSystem fx tax preparation software for class projects. The School offers several online courses. Our online MBA program is nationally ranked by Fortune, U.S. News & World Report, and the Princeton Review. Accounting alumni have leadership roles in Big Four accounting firms, regional accounting firms, and publicly traded corporations. The School of Business has international partnerships and it sponsors an annual student research conference with Shanghai Normal University. The School of Business has hosted over 25 visiting international research scholars in recent years.


The School of Business values excellence in teaching and requires a commitment to research, instructional development, and service in a diverse and global environment.


Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.


Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at


Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy


In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  


For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):


SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at:


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at  

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