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Term Faculty, Accounting

George Mason University

Job Title: Term Faculty, Accounting
Job Location: Fairfax , VA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Business: accounting/economics/finance
Application Closing Date: 10/17/2017
Date Posted: 2017-07-17

Job Description

Term Faculty, Accounting
George Mason University

The George Mason University School of Business has an opportunity for a Term Faculty appointment for a qualified individual to teach Accounting. There may be a possibility for multiple hires from this posting that will start Spring 2018 or Fall 2018. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with a potential opportunity for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience and level.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Major responsibilities of the position include teaching various Accounting courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs; and service to the Accounting area, the school and the university. Teaching load is 3:3 or 4:4 based on faculty member qualifications and the unit's workload policy.

Accounting Area:

The Accounting Area has diverse research and teaching interests. We offer a vibrant, ambitious and collegial research and teaching community. Research is highly valued in the area and at the school. At present, there are 22 full-time faculty members in the area.

Accounting Area faculty have published in many of the premier accounting journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research and Review of Accounting Studies, as well as other top journals.

School of Business:

Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time M.B.A. programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice.

George Mason University:

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education.

Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or the combination of a MBA/M.S. in accounting with a desired professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CISA). The successful candidate will also have significant teaching experience. Good citizenship is critical as is the ability to work well with colleagues.

Preferred Qualification:

Experience in teaching government accounting or accounting analytics.

Information and Application Process Instructions

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F144Az at by September 29, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of intent, C.V., a list of three professional references with contact information, and teaching evaluations, if applicable. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials.

Review of applications will begin after September 29, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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