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
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.
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.