Assistant Professor of Accounting - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

University of San Diego

Assistant Professor Position

The Accounting Department at the University of San Diego (USD) School of Business Administration invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position that begins either Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.  

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for this position must possess or be in the process of earning a doctoral degree. Applicants should be able to teach financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing and/or tax in our growing undergraduate, MACC and MTAX programs.  We are looking for collegial individuals who can provide high quality teaching, high quality scholarly research, and professional service.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries are competitive with the AACSB private schools but tend to be below the national market at major state schools. USD offers an attractive package of benefits that includes medical, dental, disability insurance, same-sex domestic partner benefits, as well as a generous contribution to individual’s defined contribution retirement plan.  

TEACHING LOAD:  New hires start with a teaching load of 2 sections per semester (4 per academic year).  Most senior faculty teach 3 sections per semester (6 per academic year), but active researchers are eligible for teaching releases.  

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: USD is an independent private institution that retains its Roman Catholic identity.  The University has over 5,000 undergraduate and approximately 1,800 graduate students.  Spanish Renaissance architecture is the inspiration for buildings on the beautiful 180-acre hilltop campus.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: The School of Business offers a bachelor's degree, assorted MBA degrees and masters’ degrees in accountancy (MACC) and taxation (MTAX).  The School holds AACSB business and separate accountancy program accreditations.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Accountancy, with approximately 200 graduates per year, is ranked among the top undergraduate accounting programs in the United States. USD is a target recruiting school for all of the large accounting firms and a number of major corporations.  There are currently 13 full-time faculty members.  

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY: San Diego is a major city located on the Pacific Coast approximately 100 miles south of Los Angeles.  San Diego has a temperate climate with highs averaging 65 degrees in December through February and 76 in August and September. On average, San Diego has only 41 days a year with measureable rainfall.

The University of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Go to and register for job IRC15767.  Application materials should be uploaded to the site and include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names of three references. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by January 21, 2015, but the application process will be open until the position is filled.


Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting
  • San Diego
  • University of San Diego
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: 1-10 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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