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Associate or Full Professor of Accountancy

Employer
MU School of Accountancy
Location
Columbia, Missouri
Salary
Competitive
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Missouri (MU) School of Accountancy in the Trulaske College of Business invites applications for a tenured faculty position beginning in August 2023. This position is for the rank of either Associate or Full Professor. Our ideal candidate will have an established research reputation evidenced by an active and strong record of scholarly achievements. The appointee is expected to continue to pursue research and scholarship and serve as a mentor and advisor to doctoral students and early career faculty. All areas of accounting research will be considered, but the use of archival methods is preferred.

The School of Accountancy is strongly interested in recruiting an individual who can embrace and enhance the vision of a diverse, collegial, and productive academic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and collaborate on high quality research leading to publications in top-tier journals. Develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate (Masters and PhD) levels that match the appointee’s areas of expertise with the School of Accountancy’s areas of need. Serve as an excellent faculty role model who inspires, encourages, and mentors colleagues and students. Participate in conferences and workshops to maintain currency in research, teaching, and service. Provide thought leadership and share insights through engagement with diverse groups including faculty, students, alumni, industry professionals, and other external stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Accounting. Assistant Professor with at least five years of experience and a tenurable research record.

Candidates will be evaluated on:

  • Strong publishing record of archival-based accounting research in top academic journals. Demonstrated commitment to research mentorship. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. A distinguished teaching record at an AACSB-accredited business school. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Record of involvement in major professional organizations.

About the School of Accountancy at MU:

Students in the School of Accountancy acquire practical experience in the field of accounting, participate in vibrant student organizations, and access substantial financial aid, all in a degree program that is nationally recognized for excellence. The School of Accountancy supports a strong, technologically enhanced curriculum including data analytics and integration of ERP. The School of Accountancy offers certification in assurance, tax, and data analytics. The School’s Master’s degree job placement rates are between 95-98% each year; in addition, several PhD placements have been obtained at leading universities.

In addition to its Director, the School of Accountancy currently has 12 tenured or tenure-track faculty, all research active. The faculty enjoy a collegial and collaborative research environment with an active research workshop series and research support, including databases. The School of Accountancy has also been ranked in the Top 10 nationally in the past for Scholarly Research Index by Academic Analytics.

The School has strong and vibrant relationships with the accounting profession, including accounting firms, companies, and academic/professional associations. In addition to developing numerous named faculty positions, student scholarships, and opportunities for research/teaching collaboration, the School of Accountancy maintains active fundraising relationships with the accounting firms, industry, and alumni.

About the Robert J. Trulaske Sr. College of Business

The Trulaske College of Business, founded in 1914, today enrolls more than 4,300 students. The college has four academic units – Accountancy, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The college takes great pride in its graduates. More than 32,000 alumni are contributing their expertise to the public and private sectors in every state in the U.S. and in a host of foreign countries.

Application Instructions

The University anticipates this appointment starting in Fall of 2023 and will be placed at the rank of either Associate Professor or Full Professor. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicant material should be received by October 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should include a cover letter outlining leadership qualifications, practice, teaching and/or research interests, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae. Later in the search process, additional information may be sought from interested candidates, along with names and contact information for at least 3 references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

You can find the full position profile online at MU’s jobs portal: hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job ID 42060). Nominations, applications and inquires of interest may be sent in confidence to accountancy@missouri.edu.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278 (V/TTY). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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