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Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management
Position Description





THE UNIVERSITY:  California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.  With an enrollment of approximately 12,500 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences.  The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Accounting and Finance is the second largest department in CBE with 17 full-time faculty, and it offers programs for undergraduate students (BSBA with concentration in either accounting or finance) as well as graduate students (MS in Accountancy and MBA in Finance). The BSBA program has about 410 on-ground and 130 online students with accounting concentration and about 300 on-ground and 200 online students with finance concentration. The MSA program is a cohort program with about 30 students each year, and the MBA program in finance has about 40 students.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION:  Duties of the position include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in financial accounting, managerial/cost accounting, data analytics, auditing, or taxation, conducting academic research in different areas of accounting, and assuming the responsibilities of student advising and engagement in service to the University. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.  The policy and expectation of the California State University is that tenure-track faculty members will perform their duties within the state of California. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY:  Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.  Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall Semester, 2023.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must (1) have an earned Ph.D. in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited institution no later than the effective date of the appointment with specialized preparation in one or more of the following areas: accounting, auditing, and taxation, or MS/MA in Taxation or JD/LLM (Taxation) and BA/BS/MA/MS in Accounting with high level professional tax experience, (2) demonstrate a record of scholarly activities, (3) meet CSU East Bay, College of Business and Economics AACSB faculty qualification standards for Scholarly Academics (SA) (available online), (4) possess strong communication skills, and (5) demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

Applicants with professional certifications such as CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CISA, among others and/or extensive work experience in accounting, auditing, or taxation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Position will be considered open until filled. Review of applications will begin on September 19, 2022. Please submit the following via PageUp (See “Apply Now”): (1) a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, (2) a complete and current vita, which includes the names, affiliations, and contact information of three professional references, as well as the relationship with the applicant, (3) graduate transcripts, (4) a teaching statement, (5) samples of teaching evaluation, (6) samples of major publications, and (7) three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants must also submit via PageUp a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. For questions about application, please contact the Accounting Search Committee at

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.  A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.  The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to 

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