Western Connecticut State University
Ancell School of Business
Assistant or Associate Professor - Tenure Track
Academic Year 2019-2020
Western Connecticut State University's Ancell School of Business is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position for the Accounting department.
Western Connecticut State University is located in Danbury, Connecticut, in close proximity to New York City, Stamford, Hartford and New Haven. Danbury offers an excellent quality of living and is often cited as one of America's best small cities to reside in. The Ancell School of Business is composed of five business administration departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and the Division of Justice and Law Administration (JLA). The degrees offered are Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), as well as a Bachelor of Science in Justice and Law Administration (BS). Additional information on the school may be found at https://wcsu.edu/asb/ The accounting curriculum is designed to provide the students with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives necessary in managerial and administrative positions in a variety of organizations. The Ancell School of Business is proud of its 2019 initial accreditation by the AACSB. Additional information may be found on: www.wcsu.edu/asb/acc
Position Summary: The successful candidates' assignments will include core and major Accounting courses. Scholarly activity is expected. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in departmental and university service, engage in professional activity, and advise/mentor students.
Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a doctoral degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited business school. Final stage Accounting ABDs (with dissertation proposal successfully defended from AACSB accredited institutions) will also be considered as will those with an earned doctorate in a related field and a US CPA. Candidates must present evidence of potential for research and publication in peer reviewed journals. College teaching experience is a plus as is prior business or managerial experience for doctoral-qualified candidates. Candidates with an Accounting or related MBA from an AACSB accredited school and either a US CPA license or CMA certificate may be considered if they also have recent and extensive management level experience in accounting. All candidates must demonstrate significant knowledge of US GAAP to be considered.
Western is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $59,668 - $98,664 and is commensurate upon candidates' qualification and experience. Western offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/ There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance.
Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; areas of teaching expertise and experience, areas of service and/or leadership, research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #800-011. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by November 8, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire and to please return the completed form to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at email@example.com. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. The Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire, can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/hr/employment/AA_Data_Questionnaire_FillableForm.pdf
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