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Kenneth W. Colwell Chair in Accounting and Law
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 26, 2019
Title Kenneth W. Colwell Chair in Accounting and Law
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department MGT Accounting and Law
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
    Business - General

The Department of Accounting and Law and the School of Management of the University at Buffalo are seeking exceptional applicants for the Kenneth W. Colwell Chair in Accounting and Law.

The successful candidate for this endowed chair will qualify for appointment as an associate/full professor with tenure in accounting at the school and should have an exceptional record of scholarly research, teaching, and service in the field of accounting. The holder of the first Kenneth W. Colwell Chair in Accounting and Law is expected to be a highly regarded scholar and thought leader in emerging and impactful areas of accounting and business research, such as measurement of the sustainability and societal impact of businesses and the role of technologies in shaping the future of accounting and corporate reporting.

The chair holder will also lead curriculum development and improvement for our undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as engage with the key stakeholders of our programs. Salary, teaching load, and research support will be competitive with similar appointments at peer research universities.

About the Department of Accounting & Law

The Department is separately accredited by AACSB and has undergraduate (BS in Accounting) and graduate (MS in Accounting) programs that meet the 150-credit-hour CPA licensure requirement for New York (and most other states). It also has a Ph.D. program (PhD in Management – Accounting).

About the School of Management

Since 1923, the UB School of Management has built an impressive reputation as one of the best schools of business in the world. The comprehensive range of our academic portfolio, the expertise of our faculty and the worldwide success of our graduates are the primary reasons for the school’s acclaim. Learn more at

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our… benefit packages.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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