Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor of Accounting

University of Washington, Foster School of Business
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time



Recruiting for a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor of Accounting


The Accounting Department at the Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, is recruiting to hire one full-time, non-tenure eligible position as Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor with an anticipated start date in September 2021. Teaching faculty have a service period of nine months (9/16-6/15) and are eligible for renewal. All University of Washington teaching faculty engage in teaching and service. 

This position will also serve as the faculty director of the Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program. The faculty director of the MPAcc Program is expected to lead the strategic direction of the MPAcc program, maintain and develop leading-edge curriculum, develop relationships with alumni and professionals in the local community, manage faculty teaching in the MPAcc, chair MPAcc related committees, and manage the MPAcc program staff. In addition, as part of their teaching portfolio this position is expected to teach at least one highly specialized graduate course in the MPAcc which integrates data analytics with advanced accounting subject matter. Further information on the MPAcc curriculum is available at

The Foster School of Business is proud to support top-ranked programs at the undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D., and executive levels. The Accounting Department has an international reputation for its research productivity and teaching excellence. The Foster School of Business is housed in Paccar Hall, a 135,000 square foot state-of-the art classroom and faculty office building. 

Seattle, the location of the Foster School of Business, is a culturally rich city offering a picturesque setting, vibrant lifestyle, and innumerable recreational opportunities. Headquartered in Seattle are world- class companies such as Amazon, Costco, Expedia, Microsoft, Nintendo, Nordstrom, REI, Starbucks, and T-Mobile, among others. Not surprisingly, Seattle is considered to be one of the most desirable cities to live in the western hemisphere.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values at the Foster School of Business, and the successful candidate will be expected to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse body of students can learn and thrive. Thus, we strongly seek candidates whose teaching, service, and/or research (if applicable), have not only prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion but have also given them the confidence to fully engage audiences in higher education from diverse backgrounds. We are currently engaged in several searches for faculty to join the Foster School to achieve our strategic goals of expanding thought leadership and incorporating inclusion, equity and diversity focus into every decision.

More information about the Foster School is available at:                                 


Requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Accounting. For appointment to the Associate Teaching Professor rank, applicants must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Accounting, and a minimum of one year teaching experience at the postsecondary level.


Applications should include (in PDF format):

  • Letter of application describing your expertise and experience in teaching. This letter should highlight how you integrate data analytics into your
  • Curriculum
  • Contact information for three
  • Statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Foster School’s commitment to diversity and
  • Additional information about ability to perform job duties (which may include teaching experience and performance along with a sample of syllabi and teaching evaluations).

The initial application deadline is March 25, 2021 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will begin to be reviewed upon receipt. Please apply by accessing the following link:

If you have a question about the details of this search / position, please contact the hiring unit directly at  . Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (



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