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University at Buffalo Assistant Professor, Accounting in Buffalo, New York

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Accounting

Posting Number: F230210

Employer: State

FTE: 1.00

Position Summary:

The School of Management ( at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York, SUNY at Buffalo), invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (10-month). This position will be expected to help significantly grow and shape the School’s research profile and provide excellent teaching and leadership in areas of financial accounting and accounting analytics.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Applicants must possess, or be near completion of, a Ph.D. in Accounting or a related field by the start of employment.

  • For a recent accounting graduate, evidence of scholarship with the potential to be publishable in top-tier accounting journals.

  • For a seasoned assistant professor, a record of scholarship as evidenced by a strong citation record or recent top-tier publications;

  • Ability to effectively teach courses at undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, summary of courses taught with teaching evaluation(s), statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research philosophy by November 30, 2023. The proposed effective date for this faculty position is September 1, 2024.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

About the School of Management & the University at Buffalo

The profile and stature of the UB School of Management is on the rise. The school has been ranked by the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. Along with healthcare and entrepreneurship, the UB School of Management has identified leadership as a strategic priority. The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s approximately 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities. More information about UB can be found at

The University at Buffalo is in Buffalo, NY, which is located on Lake Erie, close to Niagara Falls, and a short distance from Toronto, Ontario, and other attractions, and is a city that features world-class art galleries and museums (American Style ranked Buffalo as the #1 arts destination for all mid-size cities), impressive architecture, and a wonderful series of parks and outdoor recreation areas. Buffalo is the 2nd largest city in New York State, has a vibrant downtown with an abundance of restaurants for every palette, and is an entertainment central.

Buffalo is home to iconic historical landmarks such as the Underground Railroad and has other diverse attractions, including the African American Cultural Center, Buffalo Black Achievers Museum, and the Seneca-Iroquois Museum National Museum. There are annual cultural events including the Juneteenth Festival, Festival of India, Egyptian Festival, Northwest Jazz Festival, and others. Buffalo is close to two significant wine growing regions-Niagara Escarpment and the Finger Lakes region. In addition, the Adirondack Mountains are half-a-day’s drive from Buffalo. Rich in natural resources and beauty, the Buffalo Niagara area is a four-season region that offers the best for seasonal sports enthusiasts. These features along with the economic and cultural revitalization being experienced by the city and surrounding region and its affordability, make the region highly attractive as evidenced by Buffalo’s top rankings in multiple categories as a place to live. Additional information about the area can be found at

The UB School of Management is located at UB’s main campus location just outside of Buffalo in Amherst, NY, a town with great public schools, and that has been ranked as one of the safest cities in America as well as one of the “Top 50 Places to Live” in the United States.

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages ( .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in a business discipline or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

  • Experience successfully mentoring graduate students.

  • A record of influential management scholarship at a major research university.

  • Willingness and ability to help mentor PhD students and supervise their research.

  • A record of scholarly contributions, such as publications in top-tier journals, conference presentations, etc.

Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: 45076