CUNY Assistant Professor - Accounting in Queens, New York


The Department of Accounting and Information Systems of Queens College of the City University of New York seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor commencing August 2019 whose primary instructional responsibilities will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the following areas: financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, accounting information systems, governmental and not for profit accounting. In addition to the teaching responsibilities indicated above, which will in all likelihood include evenings and weekends, the successful candidate is expected to assist the needs of the Department in the areas of administration, student advisement, etc. Faculty members are expected to conduct research in one or more of the following broadly defined areas: accounting, auditing, taxation, and information systems. The College expects faculty participation in its diverse activities and a commitment to render service to the College and the profession as well.

The Department is one of the largest at the College. With approximately 1700 declared undergraduate majors, it offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. In addition to the standard schedule of day classes, the Department offers a full evening program as well as a full weekend program allowing students substantial flexibility in scheduling classes based on their family and work related responsibilities. The Department also offers a Master of Science degree in Accounting, which is registered with New York State, and fulfills the educational requirements necessary in order to receive a license as a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Approximately 200 students attend this program on either a full time or part time basis.

Often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system,” Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions.

With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring dimensions to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply.


A Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related discipline earned by August, 2019 is required. Preference will be given to those who also have a CPA licensure. In addition, an LL.M. in taxation and CPA licensure is equally acceptable. Preference will also be given to candidates with a publication record and teaching success at the college level. The ability to communicate well orally and in writing with our student population that is one of the most ethnically diverse in the United States is essential.


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. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and achievements.


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November 15, 2018.


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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Accounting

Job ID: 19148

Location: Queens College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular