Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
Posting Number F1700175
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo Department of Accounting & Law is seeking to fill a non-tenure track faculty position in the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. Primary duties include (1) teaching auditing courses at the undergraduate and MS levels, (2) serving as assistant to the department chair in coordinating department activities, (3) engaging with students in professional development activities, and (4) engaging with accounting professionals who contribute to department activities. Applicants for the position will play a significant role in the delivery and development of both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum and professional development of accounting students and be actively engaged in strengthening the department’s relationship with the accounting profession.

The profile and stature of the UB School of Management is on the rise. The school has been ranked by the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. This past year UB ranked as a top-40 MBA program by Bloomberg Businessweek. The Accounting department has a very competitive MS program. Student pass rates on the CPA exam are typically the highest among the ten largest programs in the state of New York. Approximately 85% of MS graduates have employment by the time they graduate.

Buffalo has received top rankings in multiple categories as a place to live (e.g. Located on Lake Erie, less than 25 miles from Niagara Falls and a short distance from Toronto, Buffalo is a city featuring world-class art galleries and museums (American Style ranked Buffalo as the #1 arts destination for all mid-size cities), impressive architecture and many inviting parks and outdoor recreation areas. These features, its affordability, and its economic and cultural revitalization, make the region an inviting place to call home.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor: 1) must hold by fall term 2018 a graduate degree (doctorate or master) with concentration in Accounting and 2) must have significant amount of professional experience working in a CPA firm as an auditor (auditing experience of publicly traded firms is preferred).

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

For best consideration, please apply by February 1, 2018. The positions are open until filled (early applications are strongly encouraged). Please send two letters of recommendation to Dr. Feng Gu, c/o Janet Kiefer, 375 Jacobs Management Center, Buffalo NY 14260.

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Contact's Name Janet Kiefer
Contact's Title
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-3290

Posting Dates

Posted 11/03/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/23/2018

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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