Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY, US

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

 The School of Business at Mount Saint Mary College (Newburgh, New York) invites applications for a tenure track position in the Bachelor of Science in accounting program at the rank of assistant/associate professor to start January 2023.

Primary responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses per semester with advising and service to the institution’s expectations, as well as demonstration of a consistent research and publication agenda. The position requires participation in School and College-wide events that focus on new student recruitment, retention, and program promotion.


The successful candidate will hold an earned CPA and be a doctorate in Accounting or in a closely related discipline or be ABD with anticipated completion date no later than June 2023 at the time of appointment. Additionally, the successful candidate should have college-level teaching experience in both in-person and online format in upper level accounting courses, including in auditing, tax accounting, and accounting information system and controls. Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess experience in developing courses leading to compliance with the CPA evolution requirements.

Other Professional Expectations

  • Promote student success through engaging instruction, accessibility, and rigor.
  • Embrace an inclusive pedagogy, which includes the ability to meet the needs of individual students, cover inclusive topics, and incorporate diverse sources into the curriculum.
  • Uphold the values of the Dominican foundations of the College.
  • Provide differential instruction with high expectations and support for students of varied preparedness levels.
  • Participate in professional development activities as required.
  • Participate in all Program/Division/College-wide assessment practices.

Application materials and procedure

In addition to the employment application (available at, candidates should submit the following: 

  1. 1-2 page letter of interest detailing the qualifications for the position
  2. C.V. (including courses taught at the college level)
  3. Names and contact information for 3 professional references, and
  4. One-page description explaining how your courses, teaching style, and/or course design demonstrates your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

For information about Mount Saint Mary College, please visit  Information about the School of Business can be found at: Position will remain open until filled. Questions about this position can be forwarded to [email protected]


Mount Saint Mary College is an independent liberal arts college located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City, with a strong focus on preparing students for lifelong service. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty and staff. Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate in its employment, operations, programs, and services on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Mount Saint Mary College was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report, and is on the federal President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1960, the Mount has been an academic presence here in Newburgh since 1883. The college's roots in education, and in the training of educators, go even further back to the 14th century and Saint Dominic.

We offer our students an affordable liberal arts education with 50 academic programs and 3 graduate degree programs. Our strong programs in business, education, the health professions, media arts and the social sciences are linked to high career growth fields. Mount students excel in their chosen fields by selecting internships and study abroad experiences that add dimension and value to their education.

Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany. The Mount is in Newburgh in Orange County, New York, on a beautiful campus that overlooks the western banks of the Hudson River. It's less than a mile from the intersection of the New York State Thruway and Interstate 84, and just a few blocks from entrance to the Newburgh side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge. The Mount is also easily accessible by plane, with Stewart Airport just minutes from campus. The Mid-Hudson Valley offers a scope of unparalleled natural beauty in a landscape of mountains, river and forest. Hiking, biking, walking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and our park activities offer so many ways to explore the natural environment.

Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,700+ students representing over 16 states and several countries. 1,800 are traditional undergraduate students.

Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree, plus an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in education, business, and nursing.

Faculty. Students learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our Student/Faculty Ratio is 17 students:1 faculty member.

Average Class Size. 21 students

Freshman Class Size. Approximately 450 students

Athletic teams. The Mount offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field, and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.

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