Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy
Faculty Positions in Accounting

The School of Accountancy of Singapore Management University seeks faculty candidates in the following categories:

- A PhD in accounting
- Demonstrate significant achievements or potential in scholarly research
- Demonstrate ability or promise in teaching excellence, both in undergraduate and graduate courses

- A PhD in accounting
- Managerial level work experience in the industry and/or active connections to professional bodies
- Commitment to be actively involved in applied research and industry engagements
- Demonstrate ability or promise in teaching excellence, both in undergraduate and graduate courses

- A PhD in accounting
- Commitment to be actively involved in pedagogical development and related research
- Demonstrate ability or promise in teaching excellence, both in undergraduate and graduate courses

ABOUT SMU and THE SCHOOL: Set up as Singapore's first publicly-funded autonomous university offering a style of education modeled after The Wharton School, SMU occupies a state-of-the-art city campus located in the heart of Singapore's civic, cultural and business districts.

Since its incorporation in January 2000, SMU has established undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that aim to produce leaders and creative entrepreneurs capable of excelling in a rapidly changing and dynamic world. Today, SMU is home to more than 7,000 students and comprises six schools: the School of Accountancy; Lee Kong Chian School of Business; School of Economics; School of Information Systems; School of Law; and School of Social Sciences.

SMU has some 300 faculty who are selectively recruited from around the world to advance knowledge in teaching and research. The University also has a dedicated Graduate Studies Office in the Office of Research, a number of institutes and centres of excellence, and provides public and customised programmes for working professionals through its Office of Executive Education. Collaborations with leading institutions, including The Wharton School, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Chicago, allow SMU to draw on academic and research strengths across all major disciplines.

Since its first intake of undergraduate students In August 2001, the School of Accountancy has grown from strength to strength, celebrating 10 illustrious years of accounting education in July 2011. Today, the School of Accountancy has a student population of about 1000, consisting of Accountancy undergraduates and Master students. It currently has almost 40 full-time faculty from top universities, such as University of California at Berkeley, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California, Pennsylvania State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, University of Toronto and University of Houston. More details could be found on

REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS: SMU offers internationally competitive remuneration and assistance to international faculty to help them take up their appointments in Singapore. Details of remuneration and compensation are provided to candidates during the recruitment process, however the following may provide a guide.
- 9-month academic year
- research support
- medical insurance
- provident fund contributions, or service gratuity (for non-Singapore citizens or permanent residents)
- housing subsidy (for international faculty)
- schooling subsidy (for children of international faculty)
- relocation assistance and support (for international faculty)
- faculty may take advantage of extramural professional or consulting opportunities

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should initially send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of written work to or:

The Recruitment Committee
Singapore Management University
School of Accountancy
60 Stamford Road
Singapore 178900

Information about SMU and application procedures are outlined at:

Posted 9/16/12