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Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

Job Details

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting, Department of Accounting and Finance, William G. Rohrer College of Business – 10-month full-time tenure track position.

Department and College Information:

The Accounting Program at Rowan offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, along with a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Accounting, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Accounting and an MBA concentration in Accounting. It is housed within the Department of Accounting & Finance, which also offers a BS in Finance, a Master of Science in Finance, and an MBA concentration in Finance. The department has approximately 900 accounting and finance majors, making it one of the largest accounting programs in the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey region.

The Accounting Program aims to enhance the integration of computing technology and analytical skills through impactful academic research, curriculum and pedagogical development, while continuing to build the accounting, leadership and communication skills demanded by the profession. We continuously evaluate our curriculum for currency, and we have recently introduced new course offerings in the field of data analytics. We have a strong program of professional development for our students, embrace teaching innovations, and maintain excellent ties to the regional professional community.

We seek collegial candidates who possess the passion and ability to produce high-quality research for prestigious academic journals. We welcome research interests in various accounting domains including but not limited to financial accounting, managerial accounting, audit, tax, assurance, accounting information system, and governance. We also value all rigorous research methods, such as theoretical, empirical, experimental, and fieldwork approaches. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to establish a strong track record of impactful scholarly research, as evidenced by published articles, submitted manuscripts, and/or working papers aimed at top-tier accounting journals.

The department resides in the Rohrer College of Business (RCB), and the RCB is accredited by the International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). As of Fall 2023, the RCB had approximately 2,400 undergraduate and masters’ level students. The College overall, and the Accounting and Finance Department in particular, are actively engaged in research and scholarship, aligning with the university’s transition to a research institution. The RCB currently subscribes to many platforms and data bases, including WRDS (e.g., Compustat, CRSP, Audit Analytics, ExecuComp), Capital IQ, Sustainalytics, and Bloomberg – to support its research active faculty. The College is committed to investing in research support tools for faculty, which includes acquiring new databases and providing travel support funding.

Position Description:

The ideal candidate will have a proven record (for an Associate Professor position) of a national/international recognized and externally funded research program, or outstanding potential (for an Assistant Professor position) for developing and maintaining a sustainable and nationally recognized research program. Responsibilities also include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, participating in assurance of learning activities, mentoring upper division students, engaging actively in department, college, university, and professional service, and participating in business outreach activities. While courses are offered using various delivery modes, including traditional classrooms, hybrid, and online, candidates are expected to teach live, in-classroom from our Glassboro, New Jersey campus.


Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution by July 1, 2024 is required. We seek excellence in teaching and research. Professional certification in accounting is considered a plus (e.g., CPA, CMA, CIA).

Starting Date: September 1, 2024

Salary: Competitive

General Information:

The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of three academic departments within the Rohrer College of Business. The other two academic departments are the Department of Marketing and Business Information Systems, and the Department of Management and The School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Rohrer College of Business moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art building in January 2017.

Please visit the Rowan University website for additional information about Rowan University, including its history, location, mission, national reputation and rankings, and much more!


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates are invited to apply via Rowan University’s online job application system at . Please submit:
  • cover letter
  • curriculum vita (including names and email addresses of three references)
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • statement of research interests.
  • student teaching evaluations (when available)
Questions may be sent to:

Andrew P. Van Hook, CPA, Assistant Chair of Accounting & Finance

The Rohrer College of Business

Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road

Glassboro, NJ 08028

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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