State University of New York at Oswego

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Department of Accounting, Finance & Law at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting position.   

Date Posted: April 22, 2016 

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time UUP faculty, visit:

Date of Appointment:   August 2016

Description of Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses (four per semester) in at least two of the following areas: financial accounting, auditing, Federal tax regulations and accounting information systems, and/or data analytics. Will also conduct student advising; additional expectations for engagement with the college community.  

In addition, the successful candidate for this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  CPA license and Masters in Business Administration related advanced degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting or Masters of Science in Accounting.  Significant accounting work experience as well as a strong knowledge of current GAAP and at least two of the following general accounting areas:  financial accounting, auditing, Federal tax regulations, accounting information systems and/or data analytics

Teaching experience, strong communication skills, and other related professional certifications.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of transcripts, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference, and evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship electronically to:

Correspondence and questions should be addressed to John A. MacDonald, Chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Law,, 315-312-2956.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department: The Accounting, Finance & Law Department is part of the SUNY-Oswego School of Business (AACSB accredited). The School of Business offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, finance, human resource management, marketing, and management science, risk management & insurance, a Master of Business Administration degree, and a Five-Year Accounting Program (BS/MBA). School of Business students also have the option to minor in International Business and accounting.  The Accounting program has a reputation for graduating well-prepared students. Accounting alumni have reached the highest levels of professional success in accounting and business. The School of Business values excellence in teaching and requires a commitment to research, instructional development and service in a diverse and global environment.   

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, gender, creed, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status or disability or protected veteran status.  Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  

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