Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

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Functional TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of Accounting Position Details

Job Description Summary

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning, and Community and Civic Engagement.

>>>If you’re passionate about these values, join us at University of La Verne!

The Department of Applied Business Sciences and Economics in the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne seeks a candidate to fill a tenure-track position in Accounting at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the fall of 2019. The Department seeks an individual who strives to be an outstanding teacher and scholar. The successful candidate must have earned or be expected to earn a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution by July 2017 and demonstrate the ability to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals, to teach effectively in graduate and undergraduate programs, and to provide service to the University and community.

The College of Business and Public Management (CBPM) is growing and is positioning for pursuit of AACSB accreditation. The candidate selected will have an opportunity to join a committed and diverse faculty, to play a key role in planning the future direction and growth of the College, and to participate in collaborative research projects, and outreach to the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. CBPM seeks candidates whose teaching, research, and service have prepared them to contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity in higher education.

The College is interested in candidates who have an understanding of the barriers facing women, minorities, and first-generation college students and who have a record of success in advising individuals from groups under-represented in higher education.

The University of La Verne is an independent, comprehensive, doctoral-granting institution in southern California with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence and a growing emphasis on research and publication. La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to both traditional-age and adult learners. The University is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with 40% of the student population identifying themselves as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% as students of color, 10.2% as international students, and approximately 50% as first-generation college students. Central to every student’s experience at the University is the La Verne Experience which provides a student-centered, values-based diverse learning environment and takes pride in offering small class sizes in a highly personalized setting.

The University of La Verne has a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty and students and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of under-represented and underserved populations. The University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds (including gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, heritage, social class, disabilities, religious beliefs and worldviews, veteran status, sexual orientation, and age). For more information regarding the University of La Verne, visit our website at

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae, cover letter including teaching philosophy and goals, a sample of a research paper, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Specific Duties

The workload is split into 60/30/10 with teaching representing 60% of the workload, research and scholarly activities 30%, and community service and community engagement 10%. Faculty is expected to teach six courses per year at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Management from an AACSB accredited institution or be expected to earn a Ph.D. by July 2019.
2. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Experience working with a diverse student body is desirable.
3. Candidates should have a well-defined research agenda and potential to publish in quality peer-reviewed journals within the area of expertise.

Preferred QualificationsBenefits Summary

Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

LocationLa Verne Central Campus Posting Details

Posting Number2018-190142FASpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOpen Date10/01/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Referred by University of La Verne Employee
    • University of La Verne Website
    • Other
  2. * What do you feel is the role of teaching, research, and community service in the life of a faculty member?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Student Evaluations
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. List of 3-5 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Samples of Published Research
  6. Philosophy of Engagement
  7. Philosophy of a Teacher/Scholar
  8. Cover Letter with Teaching Philosophy
  9. Sample of a Research Paper
  10. Teaching Philosophy
  11. Research Agenda
  12. Graduate School Transcripts
  13. Peer-reviewed publication




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2019
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