Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Accounting

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Smeal College of Business
Office of the Dean/Accounting Department


The Department of Accounting of The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) seeks to fill one or more tenure-track faculty positions in accounting at any rank beginning in Fall 2018. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be in the final stages of their dissertation), demonstrate interest in and capacity to conduct quality scholarly research, and a high level of teaching competence in accounting (financial or managerial), auditing, or taxation. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in taxation. Candidates for the Associate or Full Professor position should have an excellent record of research publications, as well as involvement in doctoral education, and undergraduate and graduate curriculum development. Faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: In addition to applying online, applicants must submit the following documents as PDF files to vita, copies of representative working papers, teaching evaluations (when applicable), names of references or letters of reference, which should include the applicant’s name in the subject line. Although applications submitted by email in PDF format are preferred, hard copies of the application (or parts of the application, such as letters of reference) may be mailed to: Recruiting Committee, Department of Accounting, Smeal College of Business, 354 Business Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. More information about the Department and the Smeal College of Business is available at

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088