Assistant Professor of Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

Candidates in all areas of research and teaching interest, especially those with teaching interest in financial accounting, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed or nearly completed a doctoral degree in Accounting or a closely-related field. Candidates must demonstrate capacity to undertake scholarly research publishable in leading academic journals and to provide quality teaching.

Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted using the university’s online application process located at Please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) sample of research, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Siqi Li (

About the Organization

SCU is a private university located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay in the heart of Silicon Valley. Its unique location in the world’s most innovating region and its Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person have made Santa Clara one of the nation’s most highly ranked universities in the West. SCU offers excellent benefits with generous housing subsidies. The Leavey School of Business holds AACSB business accreditation and offers undergraduate and graduate business degrees.

Department of Accounting is one of the only five AACSB-accredited programs in California, and the only one in the Bay Area. Our faculty members are highly esteemed scholars who consistently publish in top accounting and finance journals. We offer a collegial environment and competitive summer research support.

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Job ID

ID: J5123