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St. John's University


Assistant Professor of Accounting


Queens, NY
ID: 218893-951

Assistant Professor of Accounting


The Department of Accountancy in the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2022. This position will be a one-year contract position, that may be renewable. Approximately 3,000 students are enrolled in the Tobin College of Business – 2,400 undergraduates and over 700 graduate students. Together they represent 36 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and 75 foreign countries. The Tobin College of Business has AACSB accreditation. For more information visit: Tobin College of Business


The Department of Accountancy offers a BS in Accounting and MS degrees in the areas of Accounting; Taxation; and Risk and Financial Advisory. The Department offers AACSB accounting accredited programs and has strong relationships with major accounting firms. Our students are actively recruited by Big-4, national, regional, and local CPA firms throughout the tri-state area. To learn more about the Department of Accountancy, please visit our website at: Department of Accountancy




Candidates must demonstrate commitment to quality teaching, professional service, and scholarly activity. Candidates for this position must possess either a Master of Science Degree in Accounting or an Accounting-related field or a conferred Ph.D. degree. Preference is given to candidates who hold a CPA certificate and/or other professional certifications as well as preference to candidates with prior teaching experience in higher education.


The Institution:


St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.


Commitment to Inclusion:


A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.


Application Process:


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references online. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions should be sent to the Department’s Chairperson, Joseph Trainor, at


“All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.”


This position may be relocated to any of St. John’s University’s physical locations at any time.



St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

This position is located at 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY. View the Google Map in full screen.