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Assistant Professor in ACCOUNTING - NJ Campuses

Fairleigh Dickinson University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 15, 2022

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Job Title:
Assistant Professor in ACCOUNTING - NJ Campuses

Florham Campus, Madison, NJ

Accounting, Tax & Law Department-Florham

Hiring Manager:
Ron West

Hiring Manager Title:
Department Chair

Silberman College

Position Type:



Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor

Commensurate with Experience


Months Worked:
9 Month

Job Summary:

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
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 Entrepreneurship.

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.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties
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 following:
• 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 accounting programs

Minimum Qualifications

• 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, or similar.
• 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 progress,
• A statement describing research or intended research,
• A statement of scholarly or professional achievements and/or goals.
Salary and benefits are competitive with AACSB accredited institutions.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional license or certification such as CPA, CMA, CFP or similar.
• 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 corporations.

Hours Worked

Posting Date:

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:
Faculty Profile
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Research Statement


Fairleigh Dickinson University

The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution. Founded in 1942, FDU achieved four-year status in 1948 and approval as a university in 1956.

The University offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology and school psychology; and an AACSB-accredited business school. Degree programs are offered on two New Jersey campuses and at two FDU locations outside the U.S.: Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire in England, and the Vancouver Campus, in British Columbia, Canada.

FDU’s 12,000+ full- and part-time students pursue quality career-oriented programs on schedules tailored to their needs — days, evenings and weekends.

The curriculum reflects a mission of global education and a foundation of a nationally-renowned Core.

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