State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Department of Accounting, Finance & Law at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Accounting position.

Posted Date: September 13, 2016

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: or

Date of Appointment:  August 2017

Description of Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in financial accounting and either tax, or auditing.  Responsibilities also include a commitment to professional outreach and university service.

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  Completed Ph.D. in Accounting or related discipline. ABDs with degree completion by December 2017 will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:  Teaching experience, strong communication skills, publications, and other professional certifications.  CPA license with a thorough knowledge of current GAAP, and Tax Regulations.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail: John A. MacDonald, Chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Law,, 315-312-2956.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Description of Department:  The Accounting, Finance & Law Department is part of the SUNY- Oswego AACSB-accredited School of Business. The School of Business offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, finance, human resource management, marketing, operations management and risk management & insurance, as well as Master of Business Administration degrees in Management, Health Service Administration and a Five-Year Accounting Program (BS/MBA).

Approximately 100 students per year graduate from the Accounting program. Accounting students are actively involved in Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting Society, and the SUNY Oswego Student Investment Fund.   Students have access to a Bloomberg terminal for class projects. The School offers a number of online courses. Our online MBA program is nationally ranked by both U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review. Accounting alumni have leadership roles in Big Four Accounting firms, regional accounting firms, and publically traded corporations.   Students are actively engaged in the Accounting Society, NABA and BAP.

The School of Business has international partnerships and it sponsors an annual student research conference with Shanghai Normal University. The School of Business has hosted over 25 visiting international research scholars over the past seven years. The School of Business values excellence in teaching and requires a commitment to research, instructional development and service in a diverse and global environment.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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