Assistant Professor Accounting and Management

Job Description & Qualification

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Economics & Management at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning 1 September 2024. A PhD in Accounting, or a related field, is required at the time of appointment (1 August 2024). Candidates holding an Accounting Master’s degree with experience and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA) may be considered. Further, applicants who have completed the coursework for a PhD but have not yet defended their doctoral dissertation may be considered. The successful candidate will have a track record and/or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, service to the institution, scholarly research, professional activity, and publications in the field of accounting, management, or related disciplines.

Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate financial and managerial accounting courses as well as courses in one or two additional areas. The ideal candidate could also teach other courses related to the accounting and finance fields, core management courses, or more specialized courses, such as NGO financial management or sustainable financial management.

Applicants with experience in a liberal arts context and an interest in participating in AUP’s core curriculum in areas such as digital literacy, writing in the discipline, experiential learning, and first-year undergraduate interdisciplinary courses are strongly encouraged to apply. Likewise, candidates with an ability and interest to occasionally teach in other functional areas in the Economics and Management Department will be well aligned with our institutional values and practices. Candidates will also be evaluated for their interest in departmental and institutional academic leadership, such as serving as a department chair, program director, or on institutional committees.

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue interdisciplinary education and research. The university offers support and mentorship to new faculty.

• The teaching load is six courses (at 37 classroom hours per course) per academic year.
• Academic advising and professional mentorship of students.
• Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching and interdisciplinary learning.
• Service to the department - contributing to curricular development, innovation, and collaboration.
• Service to the university through participation in committee work, assessment, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
• Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings.
• Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community.
• Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual, demonstrating a commitment to ethical behavior
The American University of Paris is an equal-opportunity employer. We consider diversity as an essential source of vitality and strength for our scholarly community and its growth. Consequently, we invite and encourage individuals from underrepresented communities to apply.

Application Procedure

Please submit your application to , including the following materials:
• cover letter
• curriculum vitae
• statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
• statement of research interests
• a sample of recent written scholarship and/or a portfolio of representative professional projects
• three confidential letters of reference

Application deadline:
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 1 December 2023. The search will continue until the position is filled.

About the Organization

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements with USA and European-based universities.

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Job ID

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