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Assistant/Associate Professor, Accounting
Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island
Date Posted 04/09/2021
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Full Time / Part Time Full Time Job Type Faculty Reports To Chair, Accounting Department Position Summary

Bryant University seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Accounting Department. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, to scholarly research, and to departmental and University service. While we welcome applications from candidates in all areas of accounting, the ideal candidate will have a background in IT Auditing/Auditing, Analytics, and Managerial. The successful candidate will be expected to be familiar with emerging technologies in accounting.

Preferred starting date: August 1, 2021. Rank is Assistant or Associate. Salary is commensurate with preparation, experience, and demonstrated performance, and consistent with AACSB salary levels.

Bryant University is a 157 year old private institution and is accredited by AACSB- International and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Bryant is a student-centered institution, dedicated to educating and inspiring students to discover their passion, become innovative leaders with character, and make a difference around the world. Our innovative academic programs are attuned to the needs of industry and society. We have approximately 3200 undergraduate students who hail from 32 states and 63 countries. We also have approximately 200 full and part-time graduate students.

The Accounting Department consists of 12 tenure-track faculty and two non-tenure track faculty members. The Accounting Department is highly ranked, and has dedicated faculty resources. Students interested in Accounting have a choice of public accounting track or Managerial Accounting and Finance track.

Principal Accountabilities

Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence, establishing a scholarly publication record consistent with AACSB standards, and serving as active members of the Bryant community. The demonstrated capacity to conduct research that speaks to both academic and managerial audiences is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Successful candidates will also demonstrate the potential, as their career progresses, to conduct a variety of scholarly activities that support research and teaching. For example, building new programs, writing research grants, establishing connections with the business community and alumni, and developing new courses, along with service activities that include designing, participating in and leading new initiatives, mentoring students, and being an active participant in departmental and institutional activities.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB-International or EQUIS accredited institution. ABD with completion expected by mid-July 2021 will be considered.

Working Environment

Bryant University recognizes that its position as a leader in higher education is greatly determined both by the diversity of its campus community and its intellectual endeavors. Its commitment to link academic and social diversity for the benefit of the learning and living environment reflects its belief that excellence and diversity are mutually reinforcing objectives. We are committed to building an equitable and inclusive campus community, one that values individual difference and fosters greater understanding of the many facets of diversity and other distinctive characteristics that make us different. We encourage applications from candidates with an appreciation for and understanding of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Learn more about our ongoing commitment to building a community of inclusive excellence.

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Applicant Special Instructions

To receive full consideration, interested persons must apply electronically. Applications should include a letter of application, current vita, and evidence to support the following expectations:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate (graduate not mandatory) Accounting courses
  • Conducting and publishing research in Accounting and related areas
  • Contributing to student growth and development through active involvement in student related activities (e.g., advising, working with student organizations)
  • Providing service to the university and community.

Bryant University will begin reviewing applications immediately and will be conducting interviews at the August American Accounting Association’s meetings, or earlier. Should you wish to discuss this opening or for more information please contact Dr. Saeed Roohani at sroohani@bryant.edu, Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Accounting Department.

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