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Assistant Professor - Economics and Finance
DATE:   7/14/2015
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor - Economics and Finance
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair, Economic and Finance
DEPARTMENT:   Economics and Finance - College of Business
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs


The Niagara University College of Business Administration invites applications for full time, tenure track faculty positions in accounting, economics, and management (2) at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning Fall 2016. Due to growth in programs and enrollment, the College is opening new faculty lines to support undergraduate degrees in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and management, as well the MBA, MHA, and MS Finance graduate degrees.


About the college

Home to 700 undergraduate and 250 graduate business students, the College of Business Administration has long-standing AACSB accreditation. Its MBA program was recently named again in the Top Tier in North America and global best 150 by CEO magazine. This combination of outstanding quality and small size fosters close student-faculty relationships permeating all aspects of instruction, research, and service.

About the institution

Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society. NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls. Immediately adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on close proximity to major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting from both countries significant populations of students and faculty.

Job Requirements

The successful candidates will have a PhD in the appropriate business area or an equivalent degree (for accounting, an MBA/CPA may be acceptable). All applicants must be academically qualified under AACSB standards. ABD’s will be considered but PhD must be conferred by 1/15/2018 for continuing employment. Candidates should demonstrate success or potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Experience or interest in the developing initiatives of the College is valuable: online, international, and healthcare.

  • Accounting: all areas of specialization will be considered with preference for financial accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, and/or international accounting.
  • Economics: the ideal candidate will have a background or specialty in macroeconomics with economic development, monetary, or financial economics as supporting areas.
  • Management: ideal candidates for the positions will have expertise in online education and: 1) supply chain management with strategy or information systems as supporting areas, or; 2) strategic management with entrepreneurship and MIS as supporting areas.   

Salary and benefits are competitive (3/3 teaching load and generous travel support).

How to apply

All interested candidates should submit the following documents with online application:  letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluation, and sample research paper. Review of applications in accounting and management will begin immediately. Review for the economics position will begin in November 2015. Candidates will be interviewed at meetings of the Academy of Management (Aug 8-11), and the American Economic Association (Jan. 3-5, 2016).

Niagara University is an AA/EOE employer.




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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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