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Assistant Professor of Accounting
Moravian University

Date Posted Dec. 14, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Accounting
University Moravian University
Bethlehem, PA, United States
Department School of Business and Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

The School of Business and Economics at Moravian University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting position starting in Fall 2023. Qualified candidates should have an earned doctorate in Accounting or a closely related field (ABD is acceptable). A law degree can be substituted for those candidates interested in teaching federal income taxation. Professional certification (CPA) preferred. The school has a strong interest in candidates who can teach a wide range of accounting courses in one or more of the following desired fields: federal income taxes, financial accounting, and accounting information systems, including data analytics.

The School of Business and Economics, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), advances the values of the liberal arts and professional education through the traditions of Moravian University. The University seeks a balanced teacher-scholar with a commitment to excellent teaching and service, and scholarship that leads to publication.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The standard teaching load, which can include both undergraduate and graduate courses, is 3/3 and may include both in-person and online courses. All faculty in the School of Business and Economics are expected to meaningfully contribute to service that enhances the goals of the university. Service as an academic advisor in the program is required. Opportunities for summer teaching and research grants are available.

Faculty members within Moravian University are expected to demonstrate and promote inclusive and equitable practices to support diverse learners and teachers in a manner that contributes to student success and promotes equity in opportunities for achievement.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or a related field is required; advanced ABDs with an expected finish date of May or Summer 2023 will be considered. A law degree may be substituted for those interested in federal income taxation. CPA preferred.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) list of three references with contact information; (4) statement of teaching philosophy; (5) graduate transcripts; and (6) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please attach documents as a single PDF file.

Application review will start immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Strong preference will be given to candidates who submit by December 31, 2022.

DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here:

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Executive Director for Equity & Compliance (Title IX Coordinator)

314 Colonial Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at

Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success. 

  • Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE  

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Contact Information

  • Eva Leeds
    School of Business and Economics
    Moravian University
    1200 Main Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18018


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