Assistant Professor of Business

Alfred, Allegany County
Mar 10, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Company Description:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the western Southern Tier of New York State, Alfred State College has a long tradition of attracting the finest faculty and staff and offers outstanding educational opportunities in more than 70 programs. Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think.

Job Description:

This is a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, which begins August 2014 in the Business Department. 

The preferred candidate for this position will be expected to teach a maximum of 15 credit hours per semester at the undergraduate level, participate in departmental and university activities, and provide academic advising. The primary teaching area is Accounting, with a desired secondary focus in managerial and personal finance. A candidate is sought who embraces the efficient and effective conveyance of Accounting knowledge in both the Financial and Managerial disciplines. A thorough understanding of Accounting Theory and FASB’s Conceptual Framework is mandatory.


CPA and MBA or related Master’s degree required; Doctoral degree preferred.
Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the college/university level, both in the classroom and in mentoring students outside the classroom, as evidenced by documented favorable student and peer reviews.  Excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills are required.  CMA, CFP®, or other credentials valued by the Business Department
Preference will be given to candidates with industry and management-related work experience. Flexibility with regard to teaching other management/business courses will be viewed favorably. 
Strong preference for candidates who demonstrate knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous courses.


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 drug and criminal background checks.

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Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must submit a CV and letter of interest at time of application.  Additional documents may be requested at a later date, such as: academic and professional credentials by providing official transcripts, certifications, and licenses.