Department of Accounting & Finance, School of Business, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, invites nominations and applications for a full time Tenure Track position in Accounting. Position is available for a Fall 2017 start.
Accredited by AACSB International, the School of Business at St. John Fisher College offers majors in Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Management, and Human Resource Management. There are approximately 720 undergraduates enrolled in these majors and an additional 150 students enrolled in the MBA program. Business faculty are encouraged to teach in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The normal teaching load is three 3-credit courses per semester, with opportunities for summer teaching.
The College, an independent, liberal arts institution founded in 1948, is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching and learning in a personalized educational environment. St. John Fisher College is guided by its Catholic heritage and its founders, the Basilian Fathers, whose motto-- "Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge" --underscores the values of the institution. Through an education rooted in the liberal arts, the College prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity, in which diversity and service to others are valued and practiced. (www.sjfc.edu)
St. John Fisher College offers 33 academic majors, as well as eleven pre-professional programs, ten master's programs, and three doctoral programs; the College enrolls approximately 4,000 total undergraduate and graduate students. In 2016, for the sixth year in a row, St. John Fisher College was named by U.S. News & World Report to the list of America's Best Colleges in the National Universities category and has been cited on "America's Top Colleges" published by Forbes.com. The College also ranked in several other Forbes Top Colleges sub-lists, including Best Private Colleges (ranked 293); Best Research Universities (ranked 173), and Best Colleges in the Northeast (ranked 154) and is proud to have been named to the 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List.
Candidates from all areas of accounting are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research topics include, but are not limited to, financial accounting (including tax), managerial accounting, and data analytics. Experience in these areas is a plus. The committee will evaluate the suitability of the candidate based on evidence of teaching effectiveness as well as the dissertation and/or published research in these areas. The successful candidate will teach primarily at the undergraduate level; however, teaching at the graduate level will be encouraged as well.
Faculty in the department carry a three-three teaching load and are expected to show a commitment to teaching. They are also expected to do research and publish, advise students and perform service to the college and the profession.
Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a PhD or a DBA in Accounting or a PhD or a DBA in Business Administration with a major or concentration in Accounting from an AACSB Accredited School of Business. Candidates who are ABD will be considered if the evidence shows that the degree will be in hand by the end of the Fall 2017 semester (for Fall 2017 start). Faculty who show a commitment to engaging with external constituents are preferred as St. John Fisher College has a robust commitment to community engagement. Professional certifications are a plus.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to be an effective teacher, a collaborative team player, and demonstrate a commitment to community engagement. Successful candidates will also demonstrate the capacity to produce and publish original scholarship in refereed journals to enable classification as "Scholarly Academic" under the guidelines of AACSB International. The requirements for scholarship must be met and maintained for the School's AACSB accreditation. St. John Fisher College supports scholarship in several ways including a yearly grant to faculty, and a competitive school-wide grant that is available to faculty applicants. The College also provides administrative help in securing external funding for research. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US, and available to start teaching in Fall 2017.
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s... mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.