Assistant Professor of Accounting

Wisconsin, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

This is a full-time, nine month, tenure-track faculty position (100% teaching, research, and service) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance. The official course load is 12 credits, four 3 credit courses per semester, but some reassigned time may be earned through research productivity. The successful candidate will teach Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced accounting courses at the undergraduate level, develop curriculum and assessment, maintain an active research agenda in accounting, advise upper-level majors, and provide service to both the university and the profession. Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision, and other funding sources. Anticipated appointment date: August 23, 2021.


  • Teach accounting courses at the undergraduate level. Engage in high-impact educational practices; engage inprogram/curriculum development and student learning outcomes assessment; and academically advise upper-levelAccounting majors. (55%)
  • Engage in research and scholarly activity and publish in peer-reviewed journals (at the level appropriate for an AACSB-accredited institution). (35%)
  • Provide service to department, college, university, and the profession. (10%)


  • Education: Doctorate in accounting or appropriate related discipline from an accredited institution (ABD withconfirmed completion date prior to start of employment will be considered)
  • Teaching experience: Evidence of teaching effectiveness (most recent student evaluations and peer observations)
  • Research: Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activities that result in peer-reviewed publications.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and/or other accounting related certification.


Applicants are required to apply online at will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

Applicants are required to provide:

  • Curriculum Vitae


  • Cover letter specifying interest in the position, qualifications, and statement of experience
  • A one page statement discussing your teaching philosophy (Teaching Philosophy), which should include your primary and secondary teaching interests, experience in the classroom, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level, for example, student evaluations and/or peer observations
  • A sample of your research activity, for example, a recently published paper or current working paper (Other Document)
  • Unofficial transcript of highest degree earned (official copies of all conferred degrees will be required if hired)
  • Names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your teaching ability and experience, research, and professional preparation (References)

Inquiries should be addressed to:
Dawn Hukai
College of Business and Economics

Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by March 25, 2021.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7) (a).

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