department menu


Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (1920-005)


Minimum qualifications: 

Applicants must possess a doctorate in Accounting or related field with specialization in Accounting, from an AACSB accredited university at time of appointment for this position, have a minimum of one year experience teaching accounting classes, be committed to rigor in teaching and research, and be willing to serve constituents in the university and business communities. Applicants with ABD status will be considered and interviewed, but the applicant must possess the doctorate degree on the starting date. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and/or graduate accounting courses at the San Marcos and/or Temecula satellite campuses.  Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence, a record of published research commensurate with years of experience, and the ability to develop and sustain a research program that will lead to original, peer-reviewed publications. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues and in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

Desired/preferred qualifications: 

Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in the accounting field and teaching experience in accounting. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.


The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in the accounting curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This colleague will also be expected to sustain quality research and actively engage in activities serving the department, college, university, academia and the professional accounting/business community.

APPLICATION: Applications must include:

  • Cover letter indicating how the applicant meets the above minimum/desired/preferred requirements
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Reprints of representative publications
  • Summary of student teaching evaluations with average GPA for each class
  • Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work
  • Faculty Application
  • TT Applicant Survey

Submit application and direct any inquiries to:  Review of applications will begin January 21, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit  Faculty Opportunities  for more information.  

California State University San Marcos is an 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, or protected veteran status.  

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. 

The person holding this position is considered a limited 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 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.