Humboldt State University School of Business: Accounting
Tenure-Track Position in Accounting (Job #7657)

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state.

Humboldt State University's School of Business invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Accounting. The mission of the School of Business is to provide entrepreneurial, hands-on, applied learning experience through close student interaction with faculty and the community, with a commitment to sustainable social, environmental and economic development. The School of Business is currently undergoing significant growth with a focus on developing the next generation of leaders in sustainable and socially responsible business.

RANK, SALARY AND BENEFITS: We seek to fill this position at the Assistant Professor rank; however, rank and salary are dependent on the appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at:

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about benefits plans can be found at:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited college or university is preferred at time of appointment. Applicants with considerable progress toward terminal degree completion by appointment date will be considered. Completion of terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second probationary year following initial appointment.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

- Evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations;
- Ability and interest to teach courses in Accounting;
- Ability and/or interest to teach courses in Finance as a secondary field;
- Professional certification in Accounting and/or Finance;
- Ability and/or interest in teaching courses that emphasize principles of sustainable business;
- Work in the industry or related practical experience;
- Record of, or potential for, involving students in research and scholarly activities; and
- Willingness to participate in the development of online learning experiences.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. For information on the University policy on support for non-immigrant probationary faculty visa acquisition, please visit: Evidence of degree(s) is required at time of hire.

PROFESSIONAL DUTIES: Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Instructional assignments may include courses in Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Auditing, and Tax/Govt. Accounting. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity, and service to the university, profession and community. These responsibilities include advising students, participation in academic committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues and community stakeholders, and participation in traditional academic functions.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The School of Business supports approximately 650 business majors and an innovative one-year MBA program. The School provides many hands-on learning opportunities such as paid internships, applied community projects, and a flipped class framework. The School works collaboratively with the Office of Economic, Community & Business Development, one of California's six leading Small Business Development Centers, and various other business and economic development leaders in helping meet the region's business, economic, and workforce development. For more information visit:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials:
- Letter of application (please refer to Job #7657);
- Curriculum vitae;
- Application for Academic Employment:;
- Supplemental Application for Academic Employment:
- Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review);
- All available student evaluations for the last two years; and
- Name and contact information for three professional references.

Additional application materials may be requested at a later time.

Submission of application materials should be sent as a single PDF document, in the order listed above to:

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please direct any questions pertaining to this position to:

Dr. Hari Singh, Search Committee Chair
School of Business
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata,California 95521-8299
Phone (707) 826-3762

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 13, 2015. Early response is encouraged.

Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. All CSU employees are obligated to respond to and report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The successful candidate for this position will be mandated to receive relevant training on an annual basis. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or

Posted 10/22/15