Full Time Lecturer - Accounting & Information Systems

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FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Full Time Lecturer (formerly AA-1)

Department: Accounting & Information Systems
Faculty Hire Number: 18-56
Effective Date of Appointment: August 22, 2018
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Rank: Lecturer
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

About the University:
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to traditionally underserved students and enrolls the largest number of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the College:
The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is one of largest business schools in the nation and is accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard in business and management education. We offer a variety of outstanding academic programs, including undergraduate programs in accountancy, business administration, economics, finance, information systems, management, and marketing. Many of our most capable undergraduate students enroll in our honors program as a recognition of their demonstrated academic success and as a program to encourage their continued academic growth. For more information, visit the college website at www.csun.edu/busecon

About the Department:
The Accounting and Information Systems Department houses the following academic programs: B.S. in Accountancy, B.S. in Information Systems, undergraduate minor in Information Systems, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science in Taxation. The undergraduate Accounting program was ranked third in the nation in 2016 by CollegeChoice and the graduate Taxation program, supported by the Bookstein Institute for Higher Education in Taxation, is ranked 17 in the nation. For more information, visit the department website at www.csun.edu/acctis

CSUN’s Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
For more information about the University, check visit website at: http://www.csun.edu

Qualifications:
Successful candidate must have the following credentials:
1. Education: A master’s degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution is required. A research doctoral degree from an AACSB-accredited institution in accounting or a related discipline is preferred.
2. Publications: Successful candidate must meet the criterion for “Scholarly Academic” or
“Scholarly Practitioner” under the AACSB’s accreditation requirement and have a demonstrated engagement activities involving substantive scholarly activities in their fields of accounting. For more information about AACSB’s accreditation standards, please visit: http://www.aacsb.edu/-/media/aacsb/docs/accreditation/standards/business-accreditation-2017-update.ashx?la=en
3. Work Experience: At least five years of recent audit practice work experience that is substantial in terms level of responsibility, and which includes some international audit experience
4. Professional Credentials: Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
5. Technological proficiency: Demonstrated mastery of advanced features in Excel in the practice of accounting, and recent experience working with data analytics for at least two years.
6. Pedagogical expectations
-Must be willing to integrate Canvas into the course delivery,
-Must be willing to integrate CPA review course materials into the course delivery.
Teaching experience in accounting is preferred.
7. Commitment to diversity: Candidates must demonstrate commitment and ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Responsibilities:
Teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs, primarily in audit. Integrate to the learning environment a strong emphasis of emerging technological skills, including advanced Excel and data analytics. Employ a variety of effective pedagogies in class, including the use of simulation and case studies in audit, integrating international audit standards. Provide ongoing service to the department, college and university. Consult and work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. Engage in an ongoing program of scholarship in accounting and maintain the criterion for “Scholarly Academic” or “Scholarly Practitioner” under AACSB’s accreditation requirement. Undertake a teaching load of 30 units per academic year. Undergo performance review as prescribed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin June 1, 2018. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the Interfolio application link below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of degrees, licenses and certificates. Cover letter must specifically state how the applicant meets all the qualification requirements listed for this position.

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to: https://apply.interfolio.com/50478

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The person holding this position may be considered a '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 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Office of Faculty Affairs at (818) 677-2962.