Youngstown State University, Williamson College of Business Administration
Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

The Accounting & Finance at Youngstown State University invites applications an Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting. Salary is Commensurate with experience and rank.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant should possess a doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution; a major in accounting is preferred. Applicants who are in the final stages of the dissertation process will be considered. Other requirements include an enthusiastic commitment to accounting education and teaching excellence; demonstrated ability to do publishable research in relevant peer-reviewed journals; ability to work with the business community to further the goals of the department, college, and university; and evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills. Professional certification(s) and experience in the accounting field are also preferred.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Youngstown State University is a state-assisted, urban institution of higher education which primarily, but not exclusively, serves the students of northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. The University has an enrollment of approximately 13,200 (head-count) in a wide variety of programs ranging from 2-year associate degrees to the Doctor of Education degree.

Schools and colleges of Youngstown State University include:
College of Business Administration
College of Education
College of Fine and Performing Arts
College of Health and Human Services
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
School of Graduate Studies and Research

The campus, located north of downtown Youngstown, is compact and carefully designed, with most of the major structures being new or recently renovated. The Physical Plant is valued at approximately $320 million.

The city of Youngstown is located between Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The Youngstown-Warren area has a population in excess of 500,000 and offers the usual amenities of urban living but few of the problems of the big city. All types of housing are available within a 30-minute drive of the campus, and housing costs in the Youngstown area are significantly lower than in most metropolitan areas.

The Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance has 400 accounting majors. The Williamson College of Business Administration (WCBA) has 1700 undergraduate students with 110 MBA students. The WCBA moved into a new $34 million, state-of-the-art facility in August 2010.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must submit the following documents ONLINE ONLY: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vita with employment history and dates, (3) transcript(s)* documenting academic qualifications for this position, (4) three references (including name, address, phone number, and e-mail address for each), (5) a statement of teaching philosophy and qualifications, and (6) copies of teaching evaluation summaries (if available). Only online applications will be considered. These documents must be submitted through the following link:

Or by searching the website - Human Resources - Employment/Job Opportunities.

NOTE: Youngstown State University recognizes only credits and degrees awarded by regionally accredited post-secondary institutions in the United States or by equivalent foreign institutions; accredited institutions can be found at Exceptions may be approved by the Provost. As a term and condition of appointment, an official transcript must be received by Human Resources prior to a contract being issued. Position finalists will be required to complete a formal application and to submit three letters of reference prior to an on-campus interview. The selected candidate will also be required to sign a release for an employment background check and credential verification.

YSU Is An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Information regarding campus safety at YSU, mandated by the Clery Act, is available at the following YSU web site: or you may request a copy of "Your Right to Know" from the Office of Human Resources, 3rd Floor, Jones Hall, 330-941-3122.

Posted 8/22/12