Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York invites applicants to fill a tenure/ tenure track position. Consideration will be given at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level beginning fall 2020. Consideration will be given to those applicants who have a broad interest in all areas of financial and managerial accounting.

Applicants for the position must possess a Ph.D. or be near completion of the dissertation with preferably a concentration in accounting.  Preference will be given to candidates who have or will be seeking appropriate professional licenses. We actively encourage applications from women and those of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

As an institution accredited by the AACSB International, the Wehle School of Business and Department of Accounting seek faculty with a strong commitment to teaching excellence balanced with an active interest in scholarly research to join its nationally recognized program. The Department offers both masters and undergraduate degrees in accounting. 

Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life.  Our four-season climate allows for a myriad of outdoor recreational activities that range from the beach in the summer to the ski slopes in the winter.  Furthermore, we are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity. Faculty in the Wehle School of Business enjoy the support of the local business community, and the College encourages interaction between faculty and local business organizations.   Canisius is the home of the federally funded Women's Business Center and the Center for Professional Development, which provides opportunities for faculty to become engaged in teaching, consulting and service opportunities in the business and civic life of the region.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply online, go to Please include your letter of application and vitae. You may address your letter to: Chair, Department of Accounting. Also, please include the names, titles and email addresses of three references. Your references will receive an email from Canisius College requesting they submit their reference letter directly to Canisius College’s Human Resources Department.

Canisius College, founded 1870, is a Jesuit comprehensive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice and to preparing students to be reflective women and men for others. The Accounting Department supports the mission and is committed to faculty diversity.  The Accounting Department welcomes candidates with experience and expertise using inclusive strategies in working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

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Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time faculty’s date of hire and include – health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time faculty with contribution from College after one year. Tuition benefits are also available for full-time faculty and their qualified dependents.



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