Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232938-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Other
Department: DEPT-A1231

Position Summary:

The Accounting and Information Systems Department in the Wisconsin School of Business seeks an Assistant Professor in the field of Accounting. The position would be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Accounting and Information Systems or related field at the Wisconsin School of Business, conducting scholarly research and performing university service.

The Accounting Department is rated among the top programs in the country for undergraduate programs. The Chronicles of Higher Education recently ranked Wisconsin Accounting at the #1 position in its study of scholarly productivity in the discipline on a per-faculty member basis. Public Accounting Reports ranked our programs very highly. The department continues to lead the nation on the number of interns we place at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and we continue to be in the top set of schools on CPA exam first time pass rates. We are also proud to be part of a great university with excellent resources available to both faculty and students. The Wisconsin School of Business offers degrees in Accounting at the undergraduate, master's (IMAcc & GMAcc), and PhD level. The School currently enrolls approximately 1800 undergraduates (sophomore/junior/senior level), 400 masters, and 60 PhD students.

Principal Duties:

Job Duties:

-Create and maintain a strong program of research.
-Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Wisconsin School of Business.
-Provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students.
-Contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Accounting or related field required by start date. Preferred research and/or teaching interest in managerial accounting.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidate with new or anticipated Ph.D. degrees will have research under way that is likely to result in one or more publications in top tier journals, and will have presentation skills that suggest future excellence in teaching. Well-qualified seasoned applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top tier journals, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Additional Information:

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:

U.S Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta GA 30303
Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642
Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 18, 2021


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, November 1, 2020, or until the position is filled. Please complete the online application: You will be asked to include:
(a) statement of interest,
(b) full curriculum vitae,
(c) one PDF file to include a brief statement of current and future research interests, at least one working paper, and evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., teaching evaluations, letters).

You will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted and asked to provide a letter of recommendation.

- Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
- Electronic submissions are required.


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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Advertised: 01 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 May 2021 Central Daylight Time

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