Accounting/Finance (Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description





OAA Position No. 17-18 ACFN-ACCT-TT

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master's degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE COLLEGE: California State University East Bay (CSUEB) is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, near San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, the anchor to the Silicon Valley. The university has two scenic campuses, one in the Hayward Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay, and another in Concord in the foothills of Mt. Diablo. The College of Business and Economics (CBE) also offers classes online and in Oakland and San Ramon. CBE offers 6 degree programs (BS in Business Administration, MBA, BA and MA in Economics, MS in Accountancy, and MS in Business Analytics) spanning 4 departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, and Marketing. The College's distinguished faculty is a multinational, multicultural, diverse group providing a wealth of global experiences and expertise in various fields. The College has been AACSB accredited since 1973.

THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE serves BSBA program with concentrations in accounting or finance, MS in Accountancy program, and MBA program. The department has over 260 on ground and 50 online BSBA accounting concentration students and graduates 30 MSA students each year. It also has over 150 on ground and 100 online BSBA finance concentration and over 30 MBA finance concentration students.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: To teach undergraduate and/or graduate accounting, accounting analytics, auditing, or taxation courses, conduct academic research in different areas of accounting, and provide service to the University. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. Research responsibilities include engaging in related research and scholarly activities. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2021.

Required: (1) an earned Ph.D. in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited institution no later than the effective date of the appointment with specialized preparation in one or more of the following areas: accounting, auditing, and taxation; or MS/MA in Taxation or JD/LLM (Taxation) and BA/BS/MA/MS in Accounting with high-level professional tax experience; (2) demonstrate a record of scholarly activity; (3) meet CSU East Bay, College of Business and Economics AACSB faculty qualification standards for Scholarly Academics (SA) (available online); (4) possess strong communication skills; and (5) demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University's program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

Desirable: (1) professional certifications (CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, or CISA); and (2) extensive work experience in accounting, auditing or taxation.

Application Instructions
Positions will be considered open until filled. Review of applications will begin September 9, 2020. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; and a complete and current vita, which includes the name, telephone number, and email address of three references, as well as the relationship between applicants and the reference. In addition, submit graduate transcripts, a diversity statement, a teaching statement, copies of teaching evaluation, copies of major publications, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The diversity statement should address how the applicant engage a diverse student population in teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. Applicants can submit the application materials through Interfolio (see "Apply Now" at For questions, please contact Dr. Nancy Mangold, Chair of Department of Accounting and Finance, at

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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