Director of Accounting Program

Director of Accounting Program

Nicolais School of Business
Wagner College
Greater New York City
Director of Accounting Program
Tenure Track Appointment

The Nicolais School of Business is searching for an individual to lead its accounting program. This will be a tenure track appointment. The ideal candidate will have an interest in further developing an already strong program, strong analytical skills and a serious willingness to engage with the accounting profession in New York. Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level with opportunities in the MS in Accounting and MBA programs.

This is an exciting time for Wagner College and the Nicolais School. With a strong commitment to both AACSB accreditation and the success of our faculty the School offers a three course per term teaching load, an administration willing to invest heavily in your career success, motivated and highly engaged students and an advisory board which is involved and invested in the success of the School. Wagner is a small, highly involved community where faculty interaction is robust and spirited across the disciplines. The administrative environment is supportive and without undue procedures and protocols. Collegiality, intellectual curiosity and a sense of humor are highly valued.

Located in greater New York City this opportunity presents the successful candidate with unparalleled opportunities for engagement and interaction with the accounting profession in the City. The School's Advisory Board and the Dean are eager to provide the connections necessary for your success and that of your students.

Candidates must possess a robust interest in excellent teaching and a strong interest in and potential for successful research. A Ph.D. in accounting from an accredited school is required, as is an interest in the administration and advancement of the accounting program. Experience with AACSB Accreditation, corporate or entrepreneurial experience a plus, as is a CPA certificate.

Wagner College was highlighted in the 2013 edition of U.S. News' "Best Colleges" magazine, as one of the Best Regional universities and cited as one of the top 15 schools nationally for Internships, First-Year Experience, Learning Communities, and Service Learning. The College community has a strong commitment to the practical liberal arts, professional and civic-learning experiences, and we are searching for a faculty member who is committed to be part of the College's mission and programs.

Please send electronically a letter of intent, statement of research program, administrative and teaching philosophy and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Geofrey Mills

Dean: Nicolais School of Business


Located in an extremely diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to academic engagement and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City. Wagner values campus diversity and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and globalization efforts.