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Assistant Professor of Accounting

Employer
Empire State University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 19, 2024

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Company Description:

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York (SUNY), Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We build on our students' experiences to promote their growth and drive upward mobility and economic development in New York state and beyond. SUNY Empire's 97,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields. Visit www.sunyempire.edu and follow us on social media @SUNYEmpire. 

SUNY Empire is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that having diverse faculty and staff is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world. 

Job Description:

Empire State University's School for Graduate Studies is currently seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting to start in August 2024. The successful candidate will have expertise in accounting and will serve as academic coordinator for a new online Master's program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching and advising in the Division of Business, Management and Leadership, developing and teaching online courses in accounting, supervising capstone projects, and engaging in research and service. The successful candidate may also teach and engage in course development in other graduate and undergraduate programs as determined by need and availability.

The School for Graduate Studies serves over 1,000 students per year in several degree and certificate programs offered in online and blended formats. Our faculty are committed to meeting the needs of adult learners and are dedicated to mentoring, motivating, and supporting our graduate students through consistent advisement, engaging instruction, and continuous program improvement. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging across the faculty role. We are particularly interested in applicants who can deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or D.B.A.) in accounting or related field from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or comparable non-U.S. college or university.  ABD considered.
  • An active commitment to scholarly work, or has the potential for, coherent and robust research.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The desire and skills to engage with a diverse student body.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Real-world/industry work experience in accounting.
  • Prior experience with, or willingness to teach in an online course modality.
  • Demonstrable potential for, and preferably experience in, effectively teaching graduate-level accounting courses.
  • Bilingual and biliterate in English and Spanish.

Special Information:

  • Office hours (primarily online) will vary to accommodate students' needs.
  • Occasional travel will be required to fulfill university commitments.
  • SUNY Empire provides employees with robust remote and flexible work options to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff in a dispersed work environment. University locations that may be considered include Saratoga Springs, Rochester and Selden, NY.

Additional Information:

Rank/Salary: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, 12-month appointment, $100,000.

Empire State University is an EOE employer.

We are pleased to offer our employees an excellent benefit package which includes NYS health insurance, free dental and vision, competitive retirement options, and generous vacation, sick and holiday accruals; and a strong emphasis on work-life balance.  We also offer faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development.  Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT www.sunyempire.edu/safety-security.

Other available faculty opportunities are located on our Faculty Vacancy Announcements page.

Application Instructions:

Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration by clicking on the APPLY NOW button:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information of three references

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Empire State University

SUNY'S LEADING ONLINE INSTITUTION

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York, Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We are SUNY’s leading online institution and New York state’s only public online institution.

SUNY Empire serves 16,000 students across New York state, the region, and the world. The institution specializes in high-quality, flexible, affordable education for working adults, including parents, veterans, and military-affiliates. Our 95,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields.

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