Term Faculty, Accounting

George Mason University   Fairfax, VA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on February 23, 2023
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Term Faculty, Accounting


The George Mason University School of Business has an opportunity for a Term Faculty appointment to teach Accounting. The position will start Fall 2023. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with a potential opportunity for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.



Responsibilities include teaching various accounting courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs (with a focus on auditing, fraud examination, accounting analytics, and financial accounting courses), research (if applicable), and service to the Accounting Area, the School of Business, the University, and the profession, such as student mentoring, committee membership, and interfacing with the business community. The teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in accounting or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited institution;
  • Significant teaching experience to work in both face-to-face and online spaces to create materials, support existing programs, and teach stand-alone courses; and
  • Good citizenship and the ability to work well with colleagues.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification in accounting area (e.g., CPA, CIA, CMA, CISA);
  • A strong analytical background and a solid understanding of applying data analytics in accounting courses; and
  • Publications in business and accounting peer-reviewed journals.


Accounting Area:

The Accounting Area has diverse research and teaching interests. We offer a vibrant, ambitious, and collegial research and teaching community. Research is highly valued in the area and at the school. At present, there are 24 full-time faculty members in the area. The Accounting Area faculty has published in many of the premier accounting journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies, as well as other top journals.


School of Business and George Mason University:

Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and top 50 part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national, and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice. The school is evolving to become more interdisciplinary, more connected, and more diverse.


George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason is the most diverse public university in Virginia and 12th nationally, based on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges list. Washington, D.C. is ranked the 30th most racially and ethnically diverse city nationally amongst cities with a population of at least 300,000 people according to the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Diversity Ranking.


Special Instructions to Applicants  

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9176z at by March 16, 2023; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of intent, C.V., a list of three professional references with contact information, and teaching evaluations, if applicable. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials.


George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.