Alvernia University’s College of Professional Programs invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Business Accounting beginning August 2021.


Candidates must hold a PhD or DBA in accounting.


Required Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach using multiple pedagogical approaches, and have a defined area of scholarly interest.  With ACBSP Accredited Programs, the business faculty candidate must include sufficient academic credentials and business or professional experience to ensure appropriate emphasis on both business theory and practice to meet program objectives. Candidates should be aware that there is new educational requirements to sit for the CPA  by January 2021 which will have a direct effect on curriculum changes in accounting. 


For tenure-track consideration, candidates must have an earned doctorate and evidence of scholarly output. Teaching assignments may include traditional day, graduate and adult accelerated courses, off-site, and online/blended delivery formats. Commitment to engaging in high-impact practices such as service-learning and experiential learning, and use of innovative pedagogy.


Alvernia has a bold approach to becoming a 21st century, modern regional university. This includes the rapid expansion of enrollment through new academic majors in engineering, health care and more. We seek professionals who are thoughtful leaders, creative and nimble in the complex environment of private higher education.


All Alvernia University employees promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics.  As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.  Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.


How to Apply:  Candidates should send a letter of application with current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the Alvernia University Human Resource Office email at  Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Contact:            Human Resources

Posting Date:    March 25, 2021

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