Assistant Professor - Accounting

Alfred, NY
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Faculty

Department: Business

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: Oct 20, '16

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Business Department seeks a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, based on experience, beginning August, 2017. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate accounting which may include Financial, Managerial, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Introductory Tax Accounting, Computerized Accounting Systems, and Cost Accounting. Intro-level financial planning courses may also be taught. Advising students, and conducting course assessment will also be required. Involvement in college governance and committee work is expected. This is a teaching position. Published research is secondary to quality teaching. A typical teaching load for this position is 15 credit hours per semester.


Minimum qualifications include a master's degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related area. Candidates with a CPA in at least one state will be preferred. Candidates who have fulfilled the 150 hour degree requirement, as well as the one-year experience requirement for licensure as a CPA, will be considered as long as they sit for the Uniform Examination within one year from the date of hire. Fulfillment of the experience requirement will need to be properly documented and confirmed. Excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills are required. Preference will be given to those candidates who also hold a doctorate degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or a related area. Preference will also be given to candidates with recent accounting and/or financial planning experience and related licensures with demonstrated leadership experience. Evidence of having achieved excellence in college-level teaching is a plus. High value is placed on a team player who brings a variety of teaching interests. Strong preference is for candidates who demonstrate knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in a highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous classroom. Experience at a small, residential campus as a student or faculty member is desirable. An understanding of the differences between a university and a small college, with the desire to work at a small, residential college is essential.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload a letter of interest and resume.