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Full-Time Faculty in the L.P. and Timothy Leung School of Accounting

Azusa Pacific University

Job Description

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APUs high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of Americas Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.



The School of Business and Management (SBM) advances the mission of Azusa Pacific University by cultivating professional programs of excellence in business and economics; fostering a culture of scholarship among faculty and students; and preparing students to transform how business works. It houses 13 undergraduate majors and minors and three graduate degree programs (MBA, MBM, MAcc) with a combined enrollment of around 1400 students on the main campus and at several regional campuses throughout Southern California. The school is professionally accredited by the IACBE and is seeking accreditation with AACSB International.



Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.



The accounting faculty position is at the Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor level in one or more of the following areas: financial, managerial, tax, audit, government/non-profit. The preferred teaching assignment is at the undergraduate and masters levels.



Specialization: Accounting (all areas considered).




  • Promote the business degree programs offered at the campus
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate business students
  • Participate in the development of new degree programs, certificate programs, and courses
  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate business courses in the area of specialization, online, and at other campuses as needed
  • Curriculum and program development, program review, and accreditation reporting
  • Maintain an active research program and scholarly activities consistent with the faculty members AACSB qualifications level
  • Participate in student clubs, programs, college, and university affairs
  • May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.



Level: Open Rank




  • Earned Ph.D. or CPA. completion anticipated August 2023 will be considered (closely related fields will also be considered).
  • Academically qualified and/or professionally qualified by current AACSB standards.
  • A clearly demonstrated primary focus in teaching and research in specialization.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of quality teaching and a commitment to scholarly research.
  • Evidence of excellence in working with students from highly diverse backgrounds. CPA preferred.




  • Excellence in university teaching.
  • A strong evangelical Christian commitment.
  • Experience in service to a university.
  • Evidence of scholarly research and publications are expected.
  • Significant business experience or enrollment management experience is a plus.




Full-time faculty position, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, conduct research, lead student clubs and participate in university service and leadership.



Hire Date: Open until filled.


Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.



$73,440.00 to $150,893.00 is the annual salary for this role and reflects what Azusa Pacific University reasonably expects to pay for this faculty appointment. Actual salary may vary based on the qualifications, experience, and internal equity. In addition to salary, APU offers a competitive benefits package.


Additional Information:

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.


Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.


Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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