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Assistant Professor of Accounting

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 12, 2022
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, business, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

The Opportunity:

The School of Business invites applications for a faculty position teaching courses in Accounting and related fields. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position beginning August 16, 2023. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested individuals must submit a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and a copy of their current Curriculum Vitae.

The School of Business, housed in the nation’s one and only College of Business, Security and Intelligence, offers business programs that are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). In addition, the Aviation Business Administration majors are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). The School of Business is one of the only schools in the nation to offer an undergraduate forensic accounting degree in a traditional, on-campus environment. The Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (FAFE) program is designed to help students meet the federal requirements to be hired immediately by the FBI, CIA, DEA, IRS and many other government agencies. The School is also a Boeing focus school for Supply Chain Management— a priority unit from which Boeing recruits supply chain management personnel.

Our students are exposed to unique faculty-led student consulting opportunities where they work with profits and nonprofits, as well as startups to provide solutions to their business problems. Learn more at: .

General Duties & Responsibilities

The teaching load is generally three to four courses per semester. The individual filling this position should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and a variety of undergraduate courses relating to the candidate’s academic and industry preparation.

Candidates should also show evidence of scholarly research and professional activities including in-field research publication or promising progress toward publication, grant writing, and other external funding opportunities, and willingness to engage in college and university service.

ERAU benefits include:
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions

  • Two BCBS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights


Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications are a Master’s in Accounting or related field and previous teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in accounting completed by the appointment start date of August 16, 2023. Demonstrated (or high potential for) teaching excellence in accounting. Strong potential in conducting scholarly research.

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