Department of Accounting, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-Accounting-AP [#7433]
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Accounting
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Accounting
Appl Deadline:* finished (posted 2016/06/28, finished 2018/04/13, listed until 2017/02/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***





The Department of Accounting in Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics is accepting applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant/associate professor rank to begin Fall 2017.


Applicants must have (1) a Ph.D. in Accounting (expected completion by June 30, 2017 is acceptable) from an accredited institution, (2) a demonstrated ability or potential for high-quality research and teaching in financial accounting, managerial accounting, or auditing, and (3) strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Candidates with a proven record may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor with or without tenure.


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE: For 150 years Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities, being placed in the most competitive category in both Peterson's Guide and Barron's Profile of American Colleges. Lehigh's four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The campus is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on more than 2,350 acres, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia with Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) being merely 15 minutes from campus.

The College of Business and Economics has approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. The College of Business and Economics is ranked 32nd in 2016's Bloomberg Businessweek's annual undergraduate business school ranking.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, letters of reference, and dissertation proposal or other scholarly work electronically to

  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.


For additional information, please contact Professor C. Bryan Cloyd, Perella Professor of Accounting and Chairman of the Department of Accounting, Lehigh University. Email:; Phone: 610.758.2816.  

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Lehigh University is interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University also has excellent work-life balance ideals viewable at:


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Accounting
Rauch Business Center
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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