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Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Assumption University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 31, 2023

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Company Description:

Assumption University is a comprehensive, private Catholic liberal arts institution with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students.  
An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages people of color and others from underrepresented groups to apply.  
The University is in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England's second largest city that "combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city."  

Job Description:

The Accounting Department of the Grenon School of Business seeks to fill one tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level in accounting.


  • Doctorate required, specifically a Ph.D., DBA, in accounting, or a J.D. and LL.M. in taxation;
  • Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and demonstrate a track record of, or the potential for, scholarship and publication;
  • The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in the undergraduate level accounting discipline.
  • Additionally, experience in teaching federal income tax is strongly preferred. Opportunities also exist to teach graduate classes and, for more experienced candidates, to serve in an administrative capacity.
  • Assumption University's Grenon School of Business is a mission-driven, student-centric, collaborative environment. Assumption University is open to sponsoring for permanent residence;
  • Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption University;
  • Must be vaccinated and boostered for COVID-19.   

Additional Information:

It is the policy of Assumption University that all employees be vaccinated and boostered against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by AU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources, after an offer of employment has been made.

Assumption University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

A choice of 5 different pre-taxed, health insurance plan options

  • A 403(b), with up to a 9% employer match
  • Life insurance up to 2x the annual salary
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Parental Leave coverage
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Vacation days accrued per year 
  • Sick days accrued per year 
  • Personal days per year 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Remote Work Policy for those positions that support it
  • Christmas Break week in between Christmas and New Years off with pay
  • Easter Break off with pay
  • "Thank you Fridays" off with pay in June and July
  • Tuition remission for self, spouse, and dependent children
  • and more...

We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three references' names and contact information. Finalists will also be asked to provide official transcripts of academic work from their highest degree-granting institution. Materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at the following website: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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