Assistant/Associate Professor, Accounting and Law, Job Code 737WPU


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Closing Date: Open until filled

The Cotsakos College of Business, accredited by AACSB invites application for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting & Law, beginning September 2018.

The position requires an earned doctorate in Accounting, evidence of teaching excellence, and an established record or promise of research and significant achievement in scholarly activity.  Preference will be given to the candidates who can teach auditing and have professional certification. (ABDs with assurance of completion of their degree requirements by September 2018 may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor and promotion to Assistant Professor upon completion of the degree.)

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Candidates should send letter of application, current curriculum vitae with contact information for at least three (3) professional references to Ruthina Babb, Department of Accounting and Law at babbr@wpunj.edu or via mail to William Paterson University, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the University, and the Cotsakos College of Business visit our website at http://www.wpunj.edu.

Faculty members will be attending the Annual AAA meeting in San Diego (August 5-9) and may meet with interested candidates.  Interested candidates attending the annual meeting should submit their materials no later than July 15, 2017.  Pre-screened candidates that the University would like to further consider may still be required to meet with the entire search committee at a later date. Attendance at the annual meeting is not required to be considered for this position. 



William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.