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Assistant Professor in ACCOUNTING - NJ Campuses
Florham Campus, Madison, NJ
Accounting, Tax & Law Department-Florham
Hiring Manager Title:
Commensurate with Experience
The Department of Accounting, Taxation & Law at the Silberman
College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey
is accepting applications for a tenure-track
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of ACCOUNTING
The department offers a BS in accounting, a combined BS/MS in
accounting program (winner of the AAA’s Innovation in Accounting
Education Award), as well as an MS in accounting program for those
without an undergraduate accounting background. We have one of the
highest CPA passing rates in the state of New Jersey. In recent
years, some of the highest scores on the NJ CPA licensing exam have
been posted by our graduates. The department’s MS in Taxation
program is one of the oldest programs in the state and is now fully
remote online. The department has around 450 students enrolled in
its various programs.
The department provides students with well-rounded, state-of-the-
art education in the principles of accounting and taxation We
prepare our students for rewarding careers as professionals in the
field of accounting and taxation.
The department consists of 4 tenured faculty, 4 tenure-track
faculty and 1 non-tenure-track faculty, and a team of about 33
practice professionals serving as adjunct faculty. Silberman, with
over 1400 students at its New Jersey campuses and over 100 students
on its Vancouver campus, offers AACSB -accredited undergraduate and
graduate programs, and partners with the New Jersey, New York City
community, and Vancouver business communities to deliver globally
oriented business education programs. The College is also home to
nationally recognized Rothman Institute of Innovation and
Silberman offers seven degree programs: Bachelor of Science (BS);
Master of Business Administration ( MBA ); Master of Business
Administration – Management for Executives ( EMBA ); Master of
Science – Accounting (MS-Acct); Master of Science – Taxation
(MS-Tax); Master of Science – Supply Chain Management (MS- SCM ),
and Master of Science – Digital Marketing (MS-DM).
Fairleigh Dickinson founded in 1942, is a private, multi-campus,
multi-national, coeducational university with an enrollment of more
than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students from throughout the
United States and the world. The Metropolitan Campus (Teaneck, NJ)
is located 10 miles from the heart of Manhattan, and the Florham
Campus (Madison, NJ) is located on a commuter train line about 35
miles from New York City, near historic Morristown, New Jersey. The
University also has overseas campuses in Wroxton, England and
Vancouver, Canada, and maintains strong relationships with global
partners such as IESEG in Paris, Agder University in Norway, and
Zeppelin University in Germany.
Fairleigh Dickinson University is committed to fostering an
environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of
backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and
can thrive. Silberman College puts high priority on
diversity/inclusiveness, experiential learning, and impactful
community engagement. Those candidates experienced in, or who would
enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and
students, and those who can contribute to a culture of inclusivity,
are encouraged to highlight their experiences in these areas
throughout their application.
For a tenure-track faculty, the normal teaching load is 9 credit
hours per semester for faculty engaged in research. Summer research
support opportunities are available. Salary and benefits are
competitive with AACSB accredited institutions.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to effective
teaching, for quality research in the case of the tenure-track
position, and the welfare of students by preparing them for success
in a multicultural business environment. Duties will be comprised
of a balance of teaching, research in the case of the tenure-track
position, and service, and helping grow the program, including the
• Teaching accounting courses at the bachelor’s and master’s levels
on the New Jersey campuses and off-site locations (in face-to-
face, online, and/or blended/hybrid modalities).
• Pursuing and collaborating on a productive research agenda in
accounting, including publishing in high quality journals.
• Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students to assist with
professional development and career goals.
• Participating in departmental, college and university service,
and service to the discipline.
• Engaging in various activities to help grow enrollments in the
• A Ph.D. or a DBA in accounting from an AACSB accredited
institution, and with evidence of a potential for high quality
teaching and scholarship.
• A professional license or certification, such as CPA, CMA, CFP,
• Relevant and significant professional work experience are highly
desirable and a major plus.
• Degree completed by the start of the appointment.
• Appropriate faculty qualification under AACSB standards.
Complete portfolio must include:
• A cover letter,
• A current curriculum vitae, including names and contacts of at
least three references,
• If teaching, evidence of teaching effectiveness,
• Copies of representative scholarly works, or evidence of work in
• A statement describing research or intended research,
• A statement of scholarly or professional achievements and/or
Salary and benefits are competitive with AACSB accredited
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Finalists will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the
background check and produce a valid Social Security Card.
• Professional license or certification such as CPA, CMA, CFP or
• Relevant and significant professional work experience in the
field of accounting.
• Established academic record and/or professional, or evidence of a
strong potential, for teaching accounting and for research.
• Record of professional involvement with major professional
organizations in the discipline.
• Ability to foster partnerships with industry professionals and
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is
• Applications will only be accepted online. We intend to initially
conduct interviews remotely followed by inviting successful
candidates for a campus visit.
Application Types Accepted:
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Letter of Reference 1
- Letter of Reference 2
- Letter of Reference 3
- Research Statement