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Department of Accounting

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Oct 6, 2023

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Department of Accounting & Finance, Assistant Professor
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 532647
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.


The Department of Accounting and Finance is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in Finance with an emphasis in Financial Markets and Institutions, and Financial Analytics. Our Finance concentration prepares students to have knowledge and skills to handle financial issues (e.g., budgeting, raising capital, investments, international finance, etc.). The concentration builds on knowledge of Finance, communication skills, ethics, and problem solving.

CSUSB is a Hispanic serving institution. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and have an understanding of the culture are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.


Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

In addition, candidates are expected to show excellence in scholarly research and service. Candidates take leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, promoting research environment within the Department, mentoring or training our students to be Finance professional license holders, promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, and serving the community (e.g. Financial Literacy presentation). Supporting the University's and Jack H Brown College's strategic plans, which include partnership with community to enhance the social, economic, diverse, and cultural conditions of the community and beyond, is highly regarded. Teaching assignments at both San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campuses may be expected.

  • Ph.D. in Finance from an AACSB-accredited school, or Equis-accredited school.
  • Qualified to teach finance courses, especially Financial Markets and Institutions.
  • Ph.D. degree must be completed by the appointment date.

    • Professional and/or educational experience in Financial Analytics.
    • Experience related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

    Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

    For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.


    The Department of Accounting and Finance at Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration is hosting bachelor's degrees in Accounting, Finance, Financial Planning and Real Estate, and Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) and Master of Science in Finance (MSF). To find out more about the Department of Accounting and Finance, please visit:

    For more information regarding the position, please contact:

    Recruitment Chair

    Dr. Yu Liu


    Please submit

    1. Curriculum Vitae

    2. Cover Letter that includes:

    a. A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy

    b. A statement of your research experience/plans

    3. If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.

    4. Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts may be required prior to appointment).

    5. Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.

    6. Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

    7. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.

    Formal review of applications will begin November 4, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit Hyperlink at:

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Assistant Professor (Range 3) - $5,405 - $11,994

    Associate Professor (Range 4) - $6,190 - $13,172

    Professor (Range 5) - $7,794 - $13,797

    CSU Salary Schedule:

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

    This position may be “Designated” under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

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