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Assistant Professor of Accounting
Department of Accounting
College of Business and Economics

The Department of Accounting at Towson University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2014.

Applicants should possess a PhD/DBA or equivalent in Accounting or a PhD/DBA in a related area with professional certification in accounting.  ABD applicants will be considered if all degree requirements are expected to be fulfilled by February 1, 2015.  Applicants should have a record of, or demonstrate the potential for, a balanced commitment to excellent teaching productive research, and active service.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting, research leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals, and university and community service. Towson University is the only University System of Maryland institution to have AACSB accreditation for both its business and accounting programs.  Our greatest needs are in auditing and financial accounting, but all areas will be considered.  The teaching load is nine credit hours per semester for the first three years, which will be continued with the applicant's maintenance of AACSB academically qualified status.  Salary and benefits are competitive.

The College of Business and Economics:
The College of Business and Economics (CBE) enrolls over 3000 students and is accredited by the AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in an array of fields, and jointly offers an MBA program and an MS in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program with the University of Baltimore. The CBE also offers international programs in Panama and Vietnam. For additional information please visit

Towson University:
Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position has been filled. The Department will also be conducting preliminary interviews at the American Accounting Association 2013 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current vita, official transcripts and three letters of reference to

Dr. Andrew Schiff, Chair
Accounting Faculty Search Committee
Department of Accounting
8000 York Rd.
Towson University
Towson, MD 21252

Applications and supporting material may also be submitted electronically to

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.








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