Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 006311 Department Accounting - 255050 Minimum Qualifications

The requirements for this position include the earned Ph. D. in Accounting or equivalent from an AACSB accredited institution and demonstrated potential for quality teaching and research.

Candidates who are ABD may be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by September 15, 2021.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

We are particularly interested in candidates with relevant teaching and professional business experience and professional certification(s). Our primary need is for candidates with teaching interests in financial accounting at both the graduate and undergraduate level. However candidates with interests in managerial or governmental accounting may also be considered.

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The John A. Walker College of Business is AACSB accredited and has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Accounting is one of six departments in the college and has an enrollment of approximately 375 undergraduate majors and over 40 students seeking the M.S. degree. The department has 22 full-time faculty members. Additional information about the Department of Accounting is located here .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional duties will include a normal teaching load of nine credit hours per semester, curriculum development, participation in the program’s assurance of learning efforts, and may include on-line instruction. In addition to instructional duties, faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.

As a part of the COVID -19 response, Appalachian State University is employing flexible teaching formats to address academic needs and to comply with local, state and federal public health regulations or orders. Your deans retain the discretion to assign or reassign you to teach in either online or in-person formats during or after the COVID -19 pandemic, as necessary.

Physical Demands of Position

Typical classroom and educational environments at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants

A completed application consist of:

  • A Letter of Interest
  • Current Curriculum Vita
  • A List of three or more References with Contact Information
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (Evidence of Teaching and Scholarship Effectiveness)
  • A Brief Statement (1 page max) of Teaching Interests
  • A Brief Statement (1 page max) of Teaching Philosophy

If you have any questions, please direct them to Dr. Claudia Kelley at

Review of completed applications will begin January 4, 2021.

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally. Inclusive Excellence is the intrinsic value that a diverse population adds to the learning, teaching, and decision-making processes of an institution.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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