Assistant Professor of Accounting Department of Accounting College of Business and Economics CBE-3418
The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting beginning August 2021.
Qualifications: PhD/DBA or equivalent in accounting from an AACSB Accredited institution, or a PhD/DBA in a related area with professional certification in accounting. ABD applicants will be considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. Applicants should have a record or demonstrate the potential for a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, quality research and service.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting, research leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals, and university and community service. Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. An instructional workload of six (6) course units can be continued if the individual is maintaining qualification as a Scholarly Academic under the college standards.
Towson University is the only University System of Maryland institution to have AACSB accreditation for both its business and accounting programs. Our greatest needs are in auditing and financial accounting, but all areas will be considered.
The Department and the College:
The Department of Accounting offers both undergraduate and master’s level graduate programs in accounting, and is the only accounting program in the University System of Maryland to hold separate AACSB accreditation. The department consists of 14 full-time faculty members and additional part-time faculty. The College of Business and Economics is accredited by the AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in a wide range of fields, and jointly offers an M.S. in Accounting program with the University of Baltimore, as well as an M.S. in Supply Chain Management. Consistent with the overall mission of Towson University, we seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of TU’s students and employees.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has of 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s 42 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
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A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).