Accountancy Faculty – Assistant / Associate Professor (528660)

Cal State University (CSU) Fresno
August 24, 2023
Fresno, CA
Job Type



California State University, Fresno
Craig School of Business
Department of Accountancy

Accountancy Faculty
Assistant/Associate Professor

Tenure Track Fall 2024 (August 2024)

The Department of Accountancy in the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure track, academic year position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in Accountancy. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage with students and/or student organizations in the form of academic advising and mentoring. The successful candidate will be encouraged to integrate accounting-related technology and professional experiences in their instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college.

Our Students: Fresno State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); and, an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); This University is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion.


Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.):
A Ph.D./DBA with a concentration in Accounting (or a closely related terminal degree with an accounting professional certification), from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited program is required. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2024
Required Experience:
Evidence of scholarly and applied research, and Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Preferred Experience:
Evidence of effective training and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Tax, Financial Accounting, and Accounting Information Systems; Earned a CPA or related professional credential; Demonstrated work experience in an accounting-related position (e.g., experience in public accounting, private industry, or government position).
Candidates with a well-established prominent record of university-level teaching, research, and/or scholarly activities will be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.

Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by the review date. The committee may elect to review applications submitted after this date. All positions automatically close on March 31, 2024. Note: All positions at Fresno State are subject to funding availability. Apply online at

Application Review Date: August 23, 2023

Attach the following:
Letter of interest or cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications. Current curriculum vitae Names and contact information of three professional references Statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Optional documentation will be considered, including but not limited to a summary of student evaluations, teaching, and research philosophy statements, research samples, and innovative assignment samples.
Candidates advancing to each stage must submit by mail/e-mail within the designated deadline.

Candidates that advance to phone interviews (2nd recruitment stage), will be required to request three current letters of recommendation (dated within 12 months of the full consideration date) prior to the phone interview. Candidates invited for an on-campus visit (3rd recruitment stage) must submit official transcripts by mail/e-mail prior to their visit.

Committee Information:
Search Chair: Dr. Ted Kim
Department of Accountancy

About Fresno State:

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The campus is ranked 36 th in the nation by Washington Monthly ; ranked 3 rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41 st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges . The campus is classified as an R2 " Doctoral Universities - High research activities " university per the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit . We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:

The Craig School of Business (CSB) empowers future business leaders by helping our students to embark on successful careers in business and economics. With approximately 3,000 majors, we offer Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration (with 12 different options) and Economics, and both a traditional and executive MBA. The Craig School of Business (CSB) is the first CSU business school to receive a named endowment, a ten-million-dollar pledge from Sid and Jenny Craig, and also the first in the CSU to be accredited by AACSB. Our priority for engaged learning experiences is addressed through internships, mentorships, applied projects, service learning, professional events, an international program, and a highly involved regional business community. The CSB offers Business Scholar and Honors programs for outstanding students who want to challenge themselves and conduct research with faculty. The CSB is recognized by the Princeton Review as a top business program

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated hiring range is $8,750-$11,250 per month for Assistant Professor (12 monthly payments per academic year). As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

Territorial Acknowledgement:

The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land .

Other Campus Information:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn, or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

California State University, Fresno is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. The systemwide policy can be found at .
Closing Date/Time: March 31, 2024

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