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Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

James Madison University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

James Madison University

James Madison University's School of Accounting (SOA) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate tenure-track or tenured position starting fall 2024. We invite applicants with qualifications to teach and conduct research in any area of accounting. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department-established standards.

The SOA offers the BBA and MSA degrees and first received separate AACSB accounting accreditation in 1985. We were the first accounting program in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 23rd in the country to receive separate accounting accreditation by AACSB. The SOA's faculty members work together in a highly collegial environment and have published in high-quality journals. The SOA has strong ties to the profession and is viewed as a prime recruiting school by accounting employers.

The SOA is committed to preparing students to be active and engaged citizens who can apply accounting and business knowledge for the betterment of individuals and organizations. We value an environment of educational excellence in which:
Students develop both technical and interpersonal skills necessary for successful professional accounting careers;
Faculty create and disseminate meaningful intellectual contributions and actively participate in the academic and professional communities; and
Stakeholders, including alumni, recruiters, and others, desire long-term and mutually beneficial relationships with the school.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate accounting courses, conducting research leading to quality peer-reviewed publications, and providing service to students, the department, the profession, and the university in accordance with the College of Business Guidelines for Faculty Qualifications. The teaching load for this position is nine credit hours per semester (3/3).



• A terminal degree in accounting or taxation from an AACSB-accredited institution is required. In addition, candidates must demonstrate the potential for a future or continuing stream of quality scholarly research and excellence in teaching commensurate with the position rank.


• Professional certification (CPA, CMA, or related accounting certificates).
• Professional accounting experience.

To learn more and to apply, go to and reference posting F2382 or go to Position start date is August 2024. Review of applications will begin March 17, 2024. All application materials must be submitted online. Salary is commensurate with experience. Questions can be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. John Briggs (

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.


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