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Employment Opportunity -
Accounting Faculty Position

POSITION: One tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank available starting August 2009 to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of financial accounting and taxation. Subject to budget approval.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or D.B.A. with specialization in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited University. ABDs nearing completion will be considered. The qualified candidate must show strong interest in teaching and student professional development, as well as research skills and potential consistent with AACSB standards. Previous business experience in accounting is helpful, but not required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY: The successful candidate is expected to teach a 3/3 load, conduct research leading to publication in refereed journals, and participate in department, school and university service activities. The mission of the School of Business at La Salle University is to offer educational programs that prepare students for a purposeful life by integrating Lasallian values with current business management skills. The successful candidate must be committed to a pedagogy that combines theory and practice. Fit with department, mission and vision is particularly important.

APPLICATION: Applicants with ABD status must indicate the anticipated schedule for completion of the dissertation. Review of applications begins May 1 2008 and will continue until the position is filled.

La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. For a complete mission statement, please click here.

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Mary Jeanne Welsh
Chair, Accounting Department
La Salle University
1900 W. Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.