Visiting Professor of Accounting

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Department of Accounting
Job Description: 

The Department of Accounting in Lehigh University’s College of Business seeks a Visiting Professor of Accounting to begin in August 2020. This is a non-tenure track, full-time position for a term of one or two years. The selected candidate will teach two sections in the Fall semester and three sections in the Spring semester, and is also expected to participate in the Department’s research activities. Applicants must have (1) an earned doctorate in accounting from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution, (2) a demonstrated ability for high-quality teaching in accounting information systems, and (3) strong communication and interpersonal skills.



Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation’s highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. 


Lehigh Business is home to over 1,200 undergraduates, 270 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members, including 15 accounting faculty. Lehigh’s undergraduate accounting and masters of accounting programs, respectively, are ranked 3rd and 16th nationally among “small” schools (i.e., schools with 16 or fewer accounting faculty). The College’s Flex MBA and undergraduate business programs, respectively, are ranked 4th and 25th nationally by Poets & Quants. Over the past four years, Lehigh Business faculty have published research in all five premier accounting research journals (see

Review of Applications: 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, letters of reference, and dissertation proposal or other scholarly work electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please note that this position is pending budgetary approval. For additional information, please contact Professor C. Bryan Cloyd, Perella Professor of Accounting and Chairman of the Department of Accounting, Lehigh University. Email:; Phone: 610.758.2816. Informational URL:

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.

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