Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting (full-time, tenure-track)

Saint Mary's College of California

Job Description

Description:Saint Mary's College of California invites applications for one tenure track position in Accounting, at either the Assistant OR Associate Professor rank, starting Fall 2024. The qualifications for each rank are discussed below. Our primary teaching needs are in Accounting Information Systems, Analytics, and Auditing, but candidates from all areas of accounting are encouraged to apply. The School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) is AACSB accredited and has highly respected undergraduate and graduate programs.

The faculty member will teach accounting courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Teaching assignments for Accounting faculty at Saint Mary's College of California typically include face-to-face courses at its Moraga main campus and hybrid (i.e. combination of face-to-face meetings and Zoom meetings) graduate courses.

The faculty member is responsible for meeting scholarly academic (SA) qualifications per AACSB guidelines upon hire and consistently maintaining SA status. This means, approximately and at a minimum, having two peer-reviewed publications and an additional scholarly item (such as a presentation or another publication) in any five-year rolling window. (We use the Australian Business Deans Council Journal review list to determine the quality of publications.) Applicants are automatically SA for five years after earning a Phd.

All faculty also contribute to the mission in alignment with Transformation 2028 strategic priorities and as it relates to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, and interdisciplinary programming. Teaching is the primary focus of the College, and all faculty serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum. Faculty are also encouraged to teach the College's Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar programs.

Institutional Description/Background:

Saint Mary's College of California (Saint Mary's) is a comprehensive university, grounded in the liberal arts, Catholic, and Lasallian traditions in addition to being a vibrant and inclusive Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) that engages the intellect and the spirit with exceptional academics. Saint Mary's was founded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers and remains a living legacy of the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, the founder of the Christian Brothers and patron saint of teachers. We provide an education that changes lives and inspires the desire to find one's calling in a world in need of transformation. Saint Mary's invites students to passionately embrace knowledge, the challenges of scholarship, and their own capacity to make lasting change in the world. We are an institution made up of committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction with practices and policies that reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected, and supported.

The salary range for this position is reflected in the Faculty Salary Scale, available here. In addition to base pay, salary supplementals are offered for this discipline and determined by current Faculty Salary policies in consultation with the Dean and Provost.

Candidates must hold a doctoral (i.e. "terminal") degree in accounting or related fields from an AACSB accredited institution upon hire. If the "terminal" degree is not a Ph.D., the terminal degree must be in the same field as the courses the candidate will teach. Candidates must be SA qualified per AACSB guidelines as described above and demonstrate the ability to remain SA qualified.

We welcome applicants at the Assistant Professor rank with the following qualifications:

Clear evidence of teaching potential. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching their own courses and who can provide evidence of effective teaching.

Demonstrated research potential and an articulated plan for future research.

We welcome applicants at the Associate Professor rank with the following qualifications:

Demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate and/or graduate level (minimum 3 years of teaching)

Demonstrated evidence of scholarly achievement

Many Saint Marys students are first-generation-to-college, and the College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Our community believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and co-curricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention. For more information, please visit our Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion website.

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