Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting

  • Roger Williams University
  • Bristol, RI
  • May 24, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Company Description:

At Roger Williams University, students are prepared to be thinkers and doers ready to solve challenging problems with innovative solutions. RWU offers 50 majors and robust offerings of graduate and professional programs across eight schools of study including Rhode Island's only law school, with campuses on the coast of Bristol and in the heart of Providence, R.I. With small classrooms and a focus on undergraduate and graduate research and community engagement, a Roger Williams education blends the strength of liberal arts and professional studies, providing all students with the depth and breadth of interdisciplinary thinking and well-rounded knowledge necessary to succeed in our interconnected, global world. RWU is committed to strengthening society through engaged scholarship so that students graduate with the ability to think critically and apply the practical skills that today's employers demand.

Roger Williams University seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and respect for all races, genders, identities, and abilities. RWU is committed to creating a thriving community that encourages lifelong learning, professional development, and academic innovation. To learn more about Roger Williams University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please visit

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business
The Gabelli School of Business (GSB) is one of five professional schools within Roger Williams University that offer students the opportunity to receive an outstanding professional education within the structure of a liberal arts university. The School offers six undergraduate business majors: accounting, economics, finance, international business, management, and marketing, in addition to a 4+1 MBA program.  Minors are offered in each of these areas, as well as in data analytics.   The GSB is accredited by AACBS-International, and its 30 full-time faculty members bring a combination of strong academic credentials and achievements; real-world professional experiences; and international perspectives to its 800+ full-time undergraduate and small cohort of graduate students.  The school also hosts a group of talented and dedicated practitioner faculty. The GSB provides a superior learning environment, including experiential learning projects; study abroad opportunities, and faculty-sponsored student research. A signature characteristic of GSB is close student-faculty collaboration in applied projects such as student management of a real-dollar investment portfolio through the Center for Advanced Financial Education, work with RWU's Community Partnerships Center, and faculty-student research, presentations and publications.

Job Description:

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University, Bristol RI, invites applications for position as Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of accounting beginning fall 2022. Responsibilities include teaching financial, managerial and cost accounting as well as related courses such as Governmental and Forensic Accounting and Tax. The individual hired will be expected to provide excellence in teaching, advise students, and maintain a high level of professional activity through quality research and service.  This position may become eligible for tenure track status for the right candidate.


Candidates should have an established record or demonstrated strong potential for high quality, innovative teaching and research, including publishing in appropriate, quality peer-reviewed journals.  Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution.  Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred. Candidates who are ABD will also be considered.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address:

Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall within the following range for this position:

Application Instructions:

Please attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.

All employees must submit a vaccination card or complete an exemption form (available upon request) in order to provide a clear and accurate picture of campus vaccine prevalence. Please be assured that RWU closely safeguards the confidentiality of employee medical information, including documentation or other confirmation of the COVID-19 vaccination.

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