Accounting (493641)

  • Fullerton
  • Fullerton, California
  • Apr 23, 2020
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Department of Accounting
Assistant Professor
Fall 2020

The Department of Accounting at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Financial, Managerial, Audit, or Accounting Information Systems with appointment to begin Fall 2020. We are separately accredited by AACSB and offers both undergraduate and Master's programs.

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

CSUF faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area(s) of specialization. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship / creative work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.

Required Qualifications
• Ph.D. in accounting, information systems, or related field (by the time of appointment)
o Candidates with a Ph.D. in information systems must have teaching or research experience in accounting.
• A strong record of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to the level of appointment
• Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
• Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and community
• Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching of a very diverse student population, including first-generation college students

A complete on-line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit to apply for requisition #493641, and provide the following required materials:
• letter of application in which you respond to the required qualifications
• curriculum vitae
• research statement
• teaching statement
• candidate diversity statement
o This statement provides the candidate's unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. The purpose of the diversity statement is to help departments identify candidates who have professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas.
• A list of three references with relevant contact information
o Finalists invited for an on-campus interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. A request via email along with information on uploading the letter will be sent. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Richard Lu at or call 657-278-3465.

Review of applications will begin on September 3, 2019 and will continue until the position has been filled. The anticipated appointment date is August 15, 2020.

The College and Department
The Accounting Department of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics represents one of the largest undergraduate accounting programs in the nation, with more than 1,000 currently enrolled accounting majors. The size of our program enhances your flexibility in scheduling classes and allows more variety in accounting course offerings. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are built on three core principles: bringing real-world knowledge into the classroom, leveraging technology to deliver education, and integrating analytics throughout our curriculum. Our program is AACSB accredited, which alone sets us apart in Orange County. We are also one of a handful of universities offering an Internal Audit Certificate in partnership with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Additional Information
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, and is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Application Review Begin Date: September 3, 2019
Job Number: 493641
Application Link:
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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