CUNY Assistant or Associate Professor - Accounting Department in Brooklyn, New York

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty-four units within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling approximately 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world. MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 170 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.

The mission of the Accounting Department is to emphasize excellence in accounting education based on a strong foundation in the liberal arts as well as to prepare students for careers in accounting; graduate and profession studies; entrepreneurship; and to serve in leadership roles in their careers and communities. The Department offers a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minor in Economics and Accounting single courses. The Department also prepares students to sit for the CPA Exam when they have completed 120 semester hours of course work.

The Accounting Department seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to start in the Fall of 2017. The Assistant or Associate Professor performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. He/She shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Responsibilities include student advisement, curriculum development and participation in department, school and college wide activities. The candidate is expected to pursue professional research and to participate in inter-departmental activities. Academic mentoring, new program initiatives, scholarly activities, and continued professional development are also required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For appointment to Assistant or Associate Professor, the candidate must have evidence of significant success as a teacher, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement and willingness to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. The candidate must possess a record of significant achievement in his/her field or profession. There shall be evidence of his/her continued growth and of continued effectiveness in teaching.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

January 29, 2017

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Medgar Evers College

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Accounting Department

Job ID: 16007

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular