Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

University of South Carolina Upstate
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
May 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting seeks a tenure-track, nine-month faculty member to teach Accounting beginning August 16, 2021. Depending upon candidate qualifications and department needs, the teaching assignment can be in any area of accounting with financial accounting preferred. Candidates should be willing to perform teaching responsibilities typically spanning at least two accounting sub-disciplines using various instructional modalities. Candidates should embrace diversity and be comfortable with community engagement and service that will include student advising, undergraduate research and experiential learning.

Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D/DBA in Accounting or related field, with relevant coursework in accounting from an accredited institution with a potential for quality teaching and research at the AACSB "Scholarly Academic" (SA) designation is required. Outstanding candidates who plan to complete a doctoral degree within a year of hiring (ABD), may be considered. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college-level accounting courses. A successful background check is required.

Preferred qualifications: Preferred candidates will have an outstanding record of teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level accounting courses; a record of scholarly contributions, such as publications in refereed journals, conference presentations, etc.; engagement or the potential to engage in appropriate research and publication to maintain scholarly currency and AACSB scholarly academic (SA) designation; a history of excellence in academic advising; proven contributions to curriculum development; and a record of service on academic committees.

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Contact information:
Michael Wooten
Chair, Search Committee
University of South Carolina Upstate
Johnson College of Business and Economics
160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

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