Accounting Faculty Opening

The Department of Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics

The Department of Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) seeks to hire a full-time non-tenure-track faculty member.

The professor we are seeking to hire should be an experienced faculty member with real-world accounting and business experience who is committed to teaching excellence or a senior accountant with a CPA or CMA who can apply the knowledge in the academic environment with a commitment to the responsibilities involved with a full-time faculty role. In addition, candidates should be passionate about the mission of the University and have a compelling vision that aligns teaching excellence, business innovation, best practices, and the very best academic disciplines related to business.

Franciscan University, founded in 1946 by friars of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Province of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Penance, integrates excellent academic programs with a dynamic faith environment to serve 2,500 students from all 50 states and 17 countries on campus and an additional 1,000 students online. One of only 18 faithfully Catholic universities in the U.S. endorsed by the Cardinal Newman Society, Franciscan University of Steubenville continues to lead the renaissance of Catholic higher education called for in Ex corde Ecclesiae.

The vision and values of the Department of Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics align with that of the University at large. The Department is committed to educating students with skills, knowledge, and values to bring Christ into the marketplace and into all aspects of business and economic policy.



  • Teach accounting courses for the undergraduate program and graduate program in a student-centered and mission-oriented environment.
  • Provide direction and strategic vision to the undergraduate accounting program and contribute to our graduate program.
  • Provide students with a solid accounting educational experience grounded in relevant real-world scenarios that incorporate best practices that are centered on Catholic social teaching and the Catholic intellectual tradition.
  • Support and connect with students with accounting internship opportunities.
  • Collaborate with faculty on program development initiatives and sharing best practices for teaching excellence.
  • Study and implement the very best research in the field of accounting and business.
  • Be a present and visible leader of the program on campus, with the local business community, and with other key stakeholders, including the student body, career services, and enrollment.
  • Participate in program accreditation duties.
  • Engage in university service and scholarly activity which aligns a growth mindset with department expectations.


  • A graduate degree in a business discipline (e.g., MACC, MBA with accounting concentration) with minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience required.
  • Doctoral Degree in accounting or business leadership preferred,
  • A current CPA or CMA license
  • Qualified to teach tax law (preferred).
  • Commitment to the mission of the University.
  • Devoted to ongoing professional development and staying up-to-date with relevant accounting rules and standards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and (preferred) evidence of teaching excellence and curriculum development.


To apply, please submit:

  • a letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness, including evaluations, if available
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • a statement addressing your personal and professional fit with the mission of Franciscan
  • three letters of reference
  • official transcripts

All materials must be submitted electronically to Professor Doug Perry, via [email protected]. Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, see

Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and is an equal-opportunity employer.